Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

Professor Kentaro NAKAJIMA received the Homer Hoyt Institute Best Paper Award.

Professor Kentaro NAKAJIMA received the Homer Hoyt Institute Best Paper Award for his paper “From Samurai to Skyscrapers: How Historical Lot Fragmentation Shapes Tokyo” (co-authored with Junichi Yamasaki (Kobe University) and Kensuke Teshima (Hitotsubashi University)). Organization:The Asian Real Estate Society (AsRES), the Global Chinese Real Estate Congress (GCREC)and the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) Award:Homer Hoyt Institute Best Paper Award Date:July 2021 Achievements:“From Samurai to Skyscrapers: How Historical Lot Fragmentation Shapes Tokyo” (co-authored with Junichi Yamasaki (Kobe University) and Kensuke Teshima (Hitotsubashi University)). https://hermes-ir.lib.hit-u.ac.jp/hermes/ir/re/71546/ Website of AsREShttps://www.asres.org/index.html

Forum 2021.9.1 Avimanyu (Avi) Datta

Topic:“Strategic Renewal of Hollywood Movies by TMT as Agents of Change: The Impact of Change in TMT and Narrative Transformation on Franchise Performance” Speaker:Avimanyu (Avi) Datta(Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship and George R & Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Illinois State University) Date:September 1st (Wednesday) 2021from 10:00 to 11:30 Venue:Zoom online Organizer:Masaru Karube This forum is jointly organized by MIC (Management Innovation Research Center), Hitotsubashi University. Deadline:17:00, August 31, 2021 Innovation Forum

Brown bag lunch seminar 2021.7.21 Marc Chataigner

Brown bag lunch seminar 2021.7.21 Marc Chataigner Topic: “Speculating good companies. A discourse analysis of the role of peer-to-peer hospitality micro-entrepreneurs” Speaker: Marc Chataigner (Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University) Date: July 21th (Wednesday) 2021 from 12:40 to 14:00 Venue: Zoom online Organizer: Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, July 21 , 2021 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar

Professor Kentaro NAKAJIMA received the AREUEA National Conference Best Paper Award.

Professor Kentaro NAKAJIMA received the AREUEA National Conference Best Paper Award for his paper “Consumption Access and the Spatial Concentration of Economic Activity: Evidence from Smartphone Data” (co-authored with Yuhei MIYAUCHI (Boston University) and Stephen REDDING (Princeton University)). Organization: The American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) Award: AREUEA National Conference Best Paper Award Date: June 2021 Achievements: “Consumption Access and the Spatial Concentration of Economic Activity: Evidence from Smartphone Data” (co-authored with Yuhei MIYAUCHI (Boston University) and Stephen REDDING (Princeton University)). Website of Princeton University https://www.princeton.edu/~reddings/papers/Cellphone_Paper.pdf Website of AREUEA https://www.areuea.org/national-meeting-best-paper

Brown bag lunch seminar 2021.7.7 Kristina Kazuhara

Brown bag lunch seminar 2021.7.7 Kristina Kazuhara Topic: “Metaphorical Translations – A Process Study of a Strategic Initiative at Novo Nordisk in Japan” Speaker: Kristina Kazuhara (Ph.D. Fellow, Copenhagen Business School / Teaching Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen) Date: July 7th (Wednesday) 2021 from 12:40 to 14:00 Venue: Zoom online Organizer: Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, July 7 , 2021 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar

New Visiting Researcher and New Postdoctoral Fellow

Prof. Akira Yamada Visiting Researcher, Institute of Innovation Research (2021.4.1-2022.3.31) Prof. Kristina Kazuhara Visiting Researcher, Institute of Innovation Research (2021.4.6-2021.8.6) Prof. Ryo Taniguchi Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Innovation Research (2021.4.1-) Prof. Lee Hyo Yun Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Innovation Research (2021.4.1-)

Professor Yaichi Aoshima received Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management Award

Professor Yaichi Aoshima received Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management Award. Organization: The Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management Award: Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management Award Date: October 31, 2020 Award Winner: Professor Yaichi AOSHIMA (with Professor Kazunari MATSUSHIMA (Tokyo Woman’s Christian University) and Naoki TAKADA (Yokohama National University)) Article Title: “Influences by Involvement of Supported and Supporting Organizations on Publicly Supported Private-sector R&D Projects” Abstract: This paper explored the factors leading to the success of publicly-funded private R&D projects by analyzing survey data obtained from 506 projects supported by NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization). We particularly examined how involvement…

Forum 2021.1.20 Ai Hisano

Topic: “Visualizing Taste: How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat” Speaker: Ai Hisano (Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University) Date: January 20th (Wednesday) 2021 from 13:00 to 14:30 Venue: Zoom online Organizer: Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, January 20, 2021 Innovation Forum

Professor Lee Sang-gun and Professor Yaichi Aoshima are Awarded ‘Highly Commended Paper Award’ by Emerald Publishing in the U.K.

Professor Min Yong-Ki of Sungkyunkwan University, Professor Lee Sang-gun of Sogang Business School(Visiting Professor from Dec. 2017 to Mar. 2018 at IIR)and Professor Yaichi Aoshima of IIR were chosen as the winners of the 2020 ‘Highly Commended Paper Award’ by Emerald Publishing in the U.K. Emerald Publishing, a British publisher, annually grants the ‘Emerald Paper Prize’ to world researchers producing distinguished papers. Organization: Emerald Publishing Award: Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence 2020 Date: December 2020 Award Winner: Professors Yong-Ki Min, Sang-Gun Lee and Yaichi Aoshima http://wwwe.sogang.ac.kr/front/cmsboardview.do?siteId=wwwe&bbsConfigFK=3646&pkid=863715 Article Title: “A Comparative Study on Industrial Spillover Effects among Korea, China, the USA, Germany and Japan,” Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 119,…

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