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Director : Hideaki Miyajima

Director : Hideaki Miyajima

Hideaki Miyajima

  • Professor, Graduate School of Commerce, Waseda University

Current Positions

Director, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study (WIAS)
Vice-president, Waseda Institute for Corporation Law and Society
Vice-director, Waseda Institute of Finance Special Research Fellow, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance of Japan
Faculty Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry Adjunct Professor, Chung-Ang University

Previous Positions

Visiting Scholar, Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, Harvard University (2004-05, 1992-94)
Assistant Professor, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo (1985-1987)

Degree and Education

1978 B.A.in Economics, Rikkyo University, completed
1980 M.A. in Economics, Rikkyo University, completed
1985 Economics, University of Tokyo, Ph.D course work is finished
2005 Ph D in Commerce, Waseda University

Fields of Interest

The Japanese Economy, Economic History of Japan, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Comparative Financial Systems.

Consulting and Member of Committee

Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy and Trade, the World Bank, Hawaii University, Hebrew University, Nissei Research Institute, Daiwa Research Institute.

Editorial Positions: Editorial Board

Enterprise and Society, The International Journal of Business History (1999),
Journal of Financial Economic Studies (Starting 2002), Socio-Economic History (in Japanese starting 2001).

Selected Publications

  • (1)Nihon no M&A (M&A in Japan), Toyo Keizai Shinposya, 2007.
  • (2)Sangyo Seisaku to Kigyo Tochi no Keizaishi: Nihon Keizai Hatten no Micro Bunseki (Insutry Policy and Corporate Governance in historical Perspective: Institutional Analysis of Japanese Economic Development ) Yuhikaku, 2004
  • (3)Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity” (with Masahiko Aoki, Gregory Jackson), Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • (4)Changes and Continuity in Japan, Routledge Curzon Press (with Syed Maswood and David Graham), 2002

Published Research Articles (in English)

  • (1)Japan’s Banking Crisis: An Event Study Perspective, Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 31,(with Yishay Yafeh) , 2007.
  • (2)The Comparative Features and Economic Role of Mergers and Acquisitions in Japan, RIETI Discussion Paper Series
    07-E-056, 2007
  • (3)Overview of the Japan’s Development and Growth Process: Knowledge Economy Perspective, Transition to the Knowledge-Based Economy and Its Success Elements, The World Bank, 2006.
  • (4)Relationship Banking and Debt Choice: Evidence from Japan, Corporate Governance, (with Yasuhiro Arikawa) vol.13-3, 2005.