Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

Address:2-1 Naka, Kunitachi City, Tokyo 186-8603 Japan


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Director Karube, Masaru Professor


November 1944
Established as an organization within the Tokyo University of Commerce to
conduct theoretical and empirical research on business management

May 1945
Name changed to Institute of Research in Business Efficiency, Tokyo
University of Commerce

May 1949
Name changed to Hitotsubashi University Institute of Business Research

June 1953
Business Review, the institute’s official journal, published its first issue

April 1957
Reorganized into an administrative entity as a management research facility
affiliated with the Hitotsubashi University Faculty of Commerce

April 1997
Reorganized into a cooperative teaching and research facility and established
as Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

September 2000
Began publication of Hitotsubashi Business Review, the institute’s new official