June 17, 2013

Forum2013.06.19 Taiju Kitano

Innovation Forum 2013.06.19  Taiju Kitano 

“Disguised protectionism? Environmental policy in the Japanese car market”

Professor  Taiju Kitano,
   (Associate Professor of Hitotsubashi University)

June 19 (Wednesday) 2013
12:30 am to 2:00 pm

 Conference room of the second floor of the IIR building
(A lunch box can be brought in. )

Kentaro Nobeoka

June 13, 2013

Forum2013.06.26 Keun Lee

Innovation Forum 2013.06.26  Professor Keun Lee

“Comparing the Productivity Impact of Knowledge Spillovers from Network and Arm’s Length Industries”

Professor  Keun Lee,
  Professor, Seoul National University
 (Visiting Professor of Hitotsubashi University)

June 26 (Wednesday) 2013
14:00 pm to 15:20 pm

 Conference room of the second floor of the IIR building

Sadao Nagaoka

2013 International Workshop on Innovations and IPRs 2013.6.29

2013 International Workshop on Innovations and IPRs 

Co-Organized by:
Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
SSK program in Economics (Inha University), Korea

Date   June 29th 2013
Venue  IIR, Hitotsubashi University
  (Conference room of the second floor of the IIR building)

9: 30 to 10:30
Keynote   “Identifying Technology Spillovers and Product Market Rivalry,”
           Mark Schankerman (LSE)
           Chair:  Reiko Aoki (Hitotsubashi University)

10:50 to 12:20 (25 minutes presentation and 20 minutes discussions (10 minutes for a lead discussant))

1. Inventor session  (Chair: Hideo Owan, University of Tokyo)

(1) “Labor Mobility and Productivity of Korean Inventors,”
   Jinyoung Kim (Korea University)
         Discussant: Hideo Owan (University of Tokyo)
(2) “Life-cycle Productivity of Industrial Inventors: How PhDs matter?,”
   Koichiro Onishi (Osaka Institute of Technology)
     and Sadao Nagaoka (Hitotsubashi University)
         Discussant: Jinyoung Kim (Korea University)

13:10 to 14:40 
2. Patent examinations session  (Chair: Mark Schankerman, LSE )

(3) “Uncertainty, Competition and Applicant’s Decision on the Patent Examination Request,”
     Junbyoung Oh (Inha University)
         Discussant: Jun Suzuki (GRIPS)
(4) “Effects of Early Initiation of Patent Examination on the Examination Quality,”
     Sadao Nagaoka (Hitotsubashi University) and Isamu Yamauchi (RIETI)
         Discussant: Patarapong Intarakumnerd (GRIPS)

15:00 to 16:30 
3. Innovations and knowledge session 1   (Chair: Sadao Nagaoka, Hitotsubashi University)

(5) “Comparing the Productivity Impacts of Knowledge Spillovers
         from Network and Arm’s Length Industries: Findings from Business Groups in Korea,
     Kineung Choo (Korea Naval Academy) with Keun Lee (Seoul National University)
         and Minho Yoon(Kyung-book National University)
         Discussant: Hiroyuki Okamuro (Hitotsubashi University)
(6) “Diverse Entry and Catch-up Strategies of Firms under Different Demand Conditions: Evolutionary Economics Simulations,” 
      Keun Lee (Seoul National University) and Minho Yoon(Kyung-book National University),
         Discussant: Kazuyuki Motohashi (University of Tokyo)

16:50 to 18:20
4 Innovations and knowledge session 2  (Chair: Keun Lee, Seoul National University)

(7) “Get Pennies from Many or Get a Dollar from One? Multiple Contracting in Markets for Technology,”
      by Dang Janwei and Kazuyuki Motohashi  (University of Tokyo)
         Discussant: Reiko Aoki(Hitotusbashi University)
(8) “Knowledge and Rent Spillovers through Government-sponsored R&D Consortia”
       Hiroyuki Okamuro (Hitotsubashi University) and
      Junichi Nishimura (Gakushuin University)
          Discussant: Hisam Kim (Korea Development Institute)

Workshop Program (pdf)

June 11, 2013

Business Review Vol.61 No.1 SUM. 2013

Vol.61 No.1 SUM. 2013 (In Japanese)

A leading management journal in Japanese,
which builds a bridge between theory and practice.

Hitotsubashi University, Institute of Innovation Research
Toyo Keizai Inc.

Frontiers of Business Economics

Yosuke Yasuda
"Market Design in Business, Theory and Practice"

Makoto Watanabe 
"Intermediation and Search Markets : Looking into the Black Box, Reazons for Why Intermediation Can Be a Profitable Business

Makoto Hanazono

Daisuke Nakajima
"Behavioral Economics and Industrial Organization: Naive Consumers and Markets"

Junichiro Ishida
"Economics of Human Resource Management: The Role of Promotion in Organizations"

Hideshi Itoh / Kimiyuki Morita
"Incentive Effects of Heterogeneity in Organizations"

Ikujiro Nonaka
"Theory on Innovation is a Pragmatic“Way of Life” : Including the New Wave of Philosophy into the Knowledge-Creating Theory"

●Business Cases
  Tomoyuki Shimanuki
  "Ryohin Keikaku CO., Ltd."
  Emiko Tsuyuki
  "The Sugamo Shinkin Bank"

●Critical Eyes: Brand Relationships
 Yukihiko Kubota

●Innovation  in Japanese Management Research(2)
 Susumu Ogawa

●Introduction to Business Economics(4)
 Noriyuki Yanagawa

●From My Bookshelf
  Motohiro Morishima 
 Yusyke Ibuki
●Management Forum
 Roderick Lappin
 Interviewed by Seiichiro Yonekura

Satoko Suzuki
"Diffusion of Innovations and Legitimation: The Case of ‘Jibun e no Gohoubi'〔Self-Reward〕Consumption"