DIJ Business & Economics Study Group


Organisator: Kazue Haga (haga@dijtokyo.org) / Tim Tiefenbach (tiefenbach@dijtokyo.org)

Die DIJ Business & Economics Study Group versteht sich als Forum für Doktoranden und Doktorandinnen aus den Bereichen Betriebs- und Volkswirtschaftslehre. Jeweils an einem festzulegenden Montag im Monat werden laufende Forschungsarbeiten in einem ca. 45 minütigen Vortrag präsentiert, über den dann anschließend diskutiert wird.

Juergen Mimkes, Paderborn University, Physics Department

An Introduction to Socio- and Econo-Physics - with an Application to the Japanese Economy

Matthias Helble and Toshiaki Aizawa, Asian Development Bank Institute

Health and Home Ownership: Findings for the Case of Japan

Risa Hagiwara, Faculty of economics, Meikai University

Changes of Female’s Life Satisfaction and Happiness before and after Marriage and Childbirth

Kai Oliver Thiele, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany / Kobe University, Japan)

The Employees' View on Cross-Border M&As in Japan: What do Employees Need to Speak in Favor of an Acquisition?

Hendrik Meyer-Ohle, National University of Singapore / Harald Conrad, University of Sheffield

Hiring Fresh Graduates for Tokyo: Objectives and Obstacles of the Overseas Recruitment Activities of Japanese Companies

Johannes Hirata, Osnabrück University of Applied Science

What is the Problem with Economic Stagnation?

Kei Sataka, Ritsumeikan University, Graduate School of Economics

Does the Expectation of Having to Look after Parents in the Future Affect Current Fertility?

Yasuyuki Sawada, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics

The Physical and Social Determinants of Mortality in the 3.11 Tsunami

Hiroshi Yoshida, Tohoku University; International Research Institute of Disaster Science

A Report on Life and Health in Japan after the Great East Japan Earthquake

Sota Kato, International University of Japan; The Tokyo Foundation

Valley of Institutional Change: Japanese Political Economy 1990-2005

Sungwoo Byun, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo

Designing Supply Chains for Overseas Markets: The Case of Korean Steel Maker POSCO in Japan

Kuniko Ishiguro, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo

Female Managers’ Career Development in Japanese Companies

Fabian Jintae Froese, Korea University

Leadership Succession at Foreign Subsidiaries in Japan

Morinosuke Kawaguchi, Arthur D. Little (Japan) Inc.

Geeky-Girly Innovation: A Japanese Subculturist’s Guide to Technology and Design

Ana María Goy Yamamoto, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Lifestyle changes in Japanese women

Vesa Peltokorpi, HEC School of Management

Job Embeddedness in Japanese Companies

Per Larsen, Goethe-University, Frankfurt

Science-based clusters in Germany and Japan – Just old wine in new skins?

Sebastien Lechevalier, EHESS, Paris

The Japanese Model in Transition

Toshikazu Takahashi, PhD Candidate at Rikkyo University, Tokyo

"Absorptive Capacity" Revisited: Cases from Cross-Border Knowledge Transfer within Japanese Multinationals

Markus Pudelko, University of Edinburgh Management School

Japanese Human Resource Management: Moving towards US-Style Practices?

Deniz Guenal, Universität zu Köln and Chuo University

Mergers in Japanese Company Law

Jeannette Wilhelmy, PhD Candidate, University of Marburg

Marketing Knowledge Management – The Example of German Companies in Japan

Michael Prieler, Ph.D., Visiting Researcher, German Institute for Japanese Studies

Foreigners Sell: The Case of Japanese TV Commercials

Ralf Bebenroth, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University

Circumstances for staffing expatriates to Japan-based foreign MNC affiliates

Raina König, Universität Hohenheim and Hitotsubashi University

Standardization and modularization in automotive electronics – a comparison of German and Japanese activities

Roman Bartnik, Visiting Research Fellow, Graduate School of Economics of Hitotsubashi University

Controlling Foreign R&D Subsidiaries: Empirical Evidence on Japanese Multinationals

Florian Kohlbacher, Visiting Researcher, Hitotsubashi University

The Japanese Way of Knowledge-Based Marketing

Miriam Wilhelm, Institute of Management, Free University Berlin and ISS, Tokyo University

Cooperation and Competition in the Automotive Industry - Comparing German and Japanese Supplier Management

Jörg Mahlich, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber- Economic Policy Department

Determinants of investment in Japan- the role of keiretsu

Steffen David, Doctoral Student, Institute for East Asian Studies, University of Duisburg-Essen

Good-Bye Japan? Market Withdrawals 1999-2005. Reasons, Barriers, and Company-Specific Factors

Dr. Mechthild Schrooten, Professor, Hitotsubashi University

Japan - high growth rates, stagnation and recovery

Seiko Arai, Dr. Phil student, Said Business School, University of Oxford

Internationalization of the Innovation and R&D Management of Japanese and European Multinationals

Nobuya Fukugawa, Graduate School of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University

University-Industry Collaboration in Japan

Mark Tilton, Associate Professor, Purdue University

Japan's Tougher New Antimonopoly Law: Why It Passed and How It Will Change Japan

Ryoko Asai, Ph.D. Candidate, Meiji University

The Sense of Working for Women

Rene W. Kaeppeli, Ph.D. Candidate, Rikkyo University

The Examination of Business Performance Factors in West-European Subsidiaries in Japan

Dr.-Ing. Robert Alexander Goehlich, Keio University, Department of System Design Engineering

Ticket Price Strategy for Space Tourism

Anne Sey, Department for Business Studies, Faculty for Economics at the University of Amsterdam

Selfregulation, Rotation and Kaizen. Japanese Teamwork Restudied

Sed Saad , Doctor of Sciences Candidate in Telecommunication at Waseda University, Visiting Researcher at Ewha W. University (Korea)

Telecom Industry vs. Car industry? Who owns the customer?

Mark Manger, Ph.D. Candidate, University of British Columbia

Japan's FTA Strategy in Context: Multinational Firm Strategy and the Global Move to Free Trade Agreements

Andreas Nabor, Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA)

Stock Exchange Competition in Asia: Tokyo’s role as a financial center

Professor Dr. Teri Jane Ursacki, University of Calgary

Gaijin in the Boardroom: Change and Continuity in Japanese Boards of Directors, 1983- 2001

Helmut Demes, Gerhard Mercator University Duisburg

From High School to Work:Recent Changes in the Transition Process

Jeffrey L. Funk, Kobe University

The Greater Success of the Japanese Mobile Internet

Johannes Moenius, Northwestern University / University of Tokyo

The Effect of Technical Standards on Trade-Flows: Why is Japan different?

Kawashima Yasuko, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba

Global Climate Policy: The Role of Japan

Detlef F. Sprinz, PIK- Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Global Climate Policy: Will Bonn Save Kyoto?

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Müller, Berlin School of Economics (FHW) and Global Information and Telecommunication Institute, Waseda University, Tokyo

Liberalization of Telecom markets in Western Europe and Japan: A Comparison of Business Strategies

Tomō Marukawa, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo

Labor management in China

Jocelyn Probert, University of Cambridge

Perspectives on corporate reorganisation

Daniel A. Heller, PhD Degree Student in Business and Market Studies, The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Economics

The DaimlerChrysler-Mitsubishi Alliance, Any Lessons from the Ford-Mazda Case?

Martin Schulz (Senior Economist, Fujitsu Research Institute)

The Debate on Monetary Policy: Can and Should a Central Bank Do Structural Policy?

Johann Heidinger, Ph.D. candidate / Visiting Researcher at the Faculty of Economics, Tokyo University

Current Trends in Japan's Pension Industry: Their Impact on Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Relations

Tim Goydke, Ph.D. candidate / Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University

Prospects and Limits of Industrial Policy in East Asia in the Age of Globalization