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DIJ Business & Economics Study Group

The DIJ Business & Economics Study Group is intended as an informal forum for young scholars and PhD candidates in the field of business and economics studies. On the one Monday of the month a scholar presents his research topic for about 45 minutes in the DIJ, which is then discussed by participants.

All are invited to attend. As seating is limited, those interested in attending are asked to register at the DIJ.


2016

July 26, 2016
The Employees’ View on Cross-Border M&As in Japan: What do Employees Need to Speak in Favor of an Acquisition?

July 19, 2016
Corporate Governance Regulation by Comply-or-Explain as Seen from Soft Law and Self Regulation

March 23, 2016
An Introduction to Socio- and Econo-Physics - with an Application to the Japanese Economy

Juergen Mimkes, Paderborn University, Physics Department


February 17, 2016
The Business Judgment Rule in Japan and its Reception

February 3, 2016
Health and Home Ownership: Findings for the Case of Japan

Matthias Helble and Toshiaki Aizawa, Asian Development Bank Institute


January 15, 2016
Exploring the Effects of Transportation and Energy Infrastructure on Subjective Well-Being

Kong Joo Shin, Kyushu University


2015

December 18, 2015
On the Importance of Being Fair -Antecedents and Consequences of Organizational Justice-

October 6, 2015
Changes of Female’s Life Satisfaction and Happiness before and after Marriage and Childbirth

Risa Hagiwara, Faculty of economics, Meikai University


June 15, 2015
The Employees' View on Cross-Border M&As in Japan: What do Employees Need to Speak in Favor of an Acquisition?

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


June 5, 2015
Hiring Fresh Graduates for Tokyo: Objectives and Obstacles of the Overseas Recruitment Activities of Japanese Companies

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


May 27, 2015
What is the Problem with Economic Stagnation?

Johannes Hirata, Osnabrück University of Applied Science


May 22, 2015
Does the Expectation of Having to Look after Parents in the Future Affect Current Fertility?

Kei Sataka, Ritsumeikan University, Graduate School of Economics


2014

June 10, 2014
The Physical and Social Determinants of Mortality in the 3.11 Tsunami

Yasuyuki Sawada, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics


May 21, 2014
A Report on Life and Health in Japan after the Great East Japan Earthquake

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


April 14, 2014
Global Performance Reviews and the Challenge of Multiple Role Expectations and Firm Strategic Objectives: Lessons from Japan

N. Sue Bruning, I.H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba


March 3, 2014
Fighting the Imbalance - Policy Holder Protection in Japanese Insurance Law - A Comparative Study

2013

November 18, 2013
The Properties and Effects of Collectivism and Individualism in Japan: Two Perspectives from Cultural Psychology

Yuji Ogihara / Shintaro Fukushima


July 29, 2013
‘Creating a Pleasant Life’ – Mujirushi Ryōhin and Lifestyle-Consumption in Japan since the 1980s

April 22, 2013
Valley of Institutional Change: Japanese Political Economy 1990-2005

Sota Kato, International University of Japan; The Tokyo Foundation


February 25, 2013
Political Economy of Japan’s Consumer Finance: A long-term perspective

Adrienne Sala, EHESS (Paris)


February 4, 2013
Japan's 'Hidden Champions' in the Age of Turbulence: Staying Ahead Through Focus and Globalization?

Stefan Lippert, Temple University, Japan Campus


2012

November 26, 2012
Designing Supply Chains for Overseas Markets: The Case of Korean Steel Maker POSCO in Japan

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


May 14, 2012
A Japanese Perspective on Unforeseeable Economic Trends: “Heterogeneous Economic Entities” Increase Their Influence

Hirohiko Okumura, Gakushuin University


April 17, 2012
Assessing the Japanese Stabilization Policy since the 1990s

March 12, 2012
Female Managers’ Career Development in Japanese Companies

Kuniko Ishiguro, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo


January 30, 2012
Leadership Succession at Foreign Subsidiaries in Japan

Fabian Jintae Froese, Korea University


2011

December 12, 2011
Diffusion of Self-Gift Consumer Behavior in Interdependent Cultures: The Case of ‘jibun e no gohoubi’ [Self-Reward] Consumption Practice in Japan

Satoko Suzuki, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Management


October 3, 2011
Japanese Women Working for Domestic Companies versus for Foreign Subsidiaries: Career Opportunities and Beyond

Markus Pudelko, University of Tübingen


June 13, 2011
Geeky-Girly Innovation: A Japanese Subculturist’s Guide to Technology and Design

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


May 23, 2011
Putting the ji in ji-bīru: Policy, Deregulation and Entrepreneurship in the Japanese Microbrewery Industry

Jesper Edman, Stockholm School of Economics


February 14, 2011
How was"iyashi" (healing) Commercialized and Institutionalized in Japan?: The Dynamic Interaction of Media Discourse and Marketing Behaviors

Takeshi Matsui, Hitotsubashi University


2010

November 22, 2010
Your Eyes are Lifeless! Manga in the social construction of a gendered hierarchy of employment relations in the Japanese firm

Peter Matanle, University of Sheffield


July 26, 2010
Lifestyle changes in Japanese women

Ana María Goy Yamamoto, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid


May 24, 2010
Job Embeddedness in Japanese Companies

Vesa Peltokorpi, HEC School of Management


March 15, 2010
University-Industry Collaboration from a Social-Anthropological Perspective – Hidden Dynamics in Japan

Nozomi Enomoto, Tokyo University of Science


February 15, 2010
Science-based clusters in Germany and Japan – Just old wine in new skins?

Per Larsen, Goethe-University, Frankfurt


January 18, 2010
The Japanese Model in Transition

Sebastien Lechevalier, EHESS, Paris


2009

November 30, 2009
Japan's Electricity Deregulation: Prices, Profits, Productivity and the "Reform Idea"

Paul J. Scalise, Temple University Japan


November 16, 2009
Japan - Open Society, Closed Market? The internationalization of the Japanese economy and the crisis of 2008-09

Stefan Lippert, Temple University Japan


October 19, 2009
Corporate systems of continued employment and their contribution to an age-free labour market

March 16, 2009
"Absorptive Capacity" Revisited: Cases from Cross-Border Knowledge Transfer within Japanese Multinationals

Toshikazu Takahashi, PhD Candidate at Rikkyo University, Tokyo


February 3, 2009
Firm Selection and the Evolution of Market Structure: Evidence from the Japanese Motorcycle Industry

Masatoshi Kato, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo


2008

November 18, 2008
Financing young high tech companies in Japan: The role of Japanese venture capital managers

August 25, 2008
Japanese Human Resource Management: Moving towards US-Style Practices?

Markus Pudelko, University of Edinburgh Management School


June 16, 2008
The impact of expatriate personality traits on cross-cultural adjustment: A study with expatriates in Japan

Vesa Peltokorpi, HEC School of Management, Paris


May 19, 2008
Mergers in Japanese Company Law

Deniz Guenal, Universität zu Köln and Chuo University


April 24, 2008
ドイツ経営経済学におけるナレッジマネジメント論の展開 (The development of the discourse on knowledge management in German business studies)

榊原研互(慶應義塾大学・商学部・教授)


March 17, 2008
Between Economics and Philosophy – Eastern and Western Approaches to Knowledge in the Economy and Their Possible Synthesis

Silja Graupe, Universität zu Köln and Hitotsubashi University


February 4, 2008
Marketing Knowledge Management – The Example of German Companies in Japan

Jeannette Wilhelmy, PhD Candidate, University of Marburg


January 29, 2008
ライン河上流のバイオ・クラスターにおけるガバナンス構造 (The Governance Structure of Biotechnology Clusters in the Upper Rhine)

Yasuharu Tanzawa, Professor, Chuo University