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DIJ Business & Economics Study Group

The DIJ Business and Economics Study Group is an informal forum for scholars and Ph.D. candidates working in the field of business and economics studies. Speakers are asked to give a 45 min presentation, which is followed by a discussion session. Presentations are usually given in English.

If you are interested in presenting, please contact the Study Group organizer:

Markus Heckel


January 22, 2001
The DaimlerChrysler-Mitsubishi Alliance, Any Lessons from the Ford-Mazda Case?

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


November 2, 2000
Internet and its impact on subcontracting relationships

Friederike Bosse, German Institute for Japanese Studies

October 2, 2000
The Debate on Monetary Policy: Can and Should a Central Bank Do Structural Policy?

Martin Schulz (Senior Economist, Fujitsu Research Institute)

August 7, 2000
Current Trends in Japan's Pension Industry: Their Impact on Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Relations

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

July 3, 2000
Prospects and Limits of Industrial Policy in East Asia in the Age of Globalization

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

June 5, 2000
Growing M&A Activities and their Impact on Japan's Corporate System

Jörg Raupach-Sumiya, German Institute for Japanese Studies