December 4, 2012

Researcher Profile Shimizu, Hiroshi


Shimizu, Hiroshi   Professor


Business history, economic history
Born: 1973

E-mail: shimizuiir.hit-u.ac.jp (to use this email address, please replace the with an @ mark)
Phone: +81-42-580-8433
Fax: +81-42-580-8410

Career      CV

1997                  B.A., Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
1999                  M.A., Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
2002                  M.A., Graduate School of History, Northwestern University
2007                  Ph.D. (Economic History) London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London
2007                  Postdoctoral Fellow, Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands)
2008                  Assistant Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
2011                  Associate Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
2017-present       Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University

Recent Research Themes


Taking historical perspectives, he scrutinizes the changing industrial structure and competitive strategy and its impacts on entrepreneurship and innovation over time.
The followings are his research projects.
Historical development of semiconductor laser technology
International comparison of scientist and engineer networks
Collaboration among organizations in new product development
Dynamics between innovation and market structure
Inventive activity in Japan
Innovation in general purpose technology