Forum 2019.7.4 Ishtiaq Pasha Mahmood

Innovation Forum 2019.7.4 Ishtiaq Pasha Mahmood Topic: “Corruption, Local Knowledge, and Firm Productivity: Evidence from an Emerging Economy” Speaker: Ishtiaq Pasha Mahmood (Professor, National University of Singapore) Date: July 4th (Thursday)  2019 from 16:00 to 17:30 Place:  IIR Laboratory 2 (Room#219) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Masaru Karube  Abstract: An understanding of how corruption affects firm productivity is critical for identifying the microeconomic linkages by which macro institutions shape economic development.Despite a growing consensus that corruption impedes growth, the coincidence of exceptional growth records and thriving corruption cultures in many emerging economies remains a puzzle. Our goal is to theoretically analyse the effect of corruption on firm productivity and empirically test it with a cleaner identification…

Report on the SSE and Hitotsubashi Joint Symposium on Innovation Ecosystem

The SSE and Hitotsubashi Joint Symposium on Innovation Ecosystem -A Key to Successful Innovation: Lessons from Swedish and Japanese Start-up Practices- was held at the National Center of Science Building (Gakujutsu Sogo Center), on May 16, 2019. The symposium was jointly organized by The Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University and The House of Innovation (HOI) and the European Institute of Japanese Studies, Stockholm School of Economics, in collaboration with Toyokeizai, Business Forum, HUB FinTech Forum and IMPP. Although held on a weekday, the symposium enjoyed the participation of more than 100 visitors and received positive reviews. The program of the SSE and Hitotsubashi Joint Symposium can be accessed from below. https://www.iir.hit-u.ac.jp/blog/2019/03/27/info-sse/ https://www.iir.hit-u.ac.jp/en/2019/04/02/sse-and-hitotsubashi-joint-symposium-on-innovation-ecosystem-2019-5-16/ In Session One “Emerging Fintech,” Mr. Michal…

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.7.24 Yuko Yamashita

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.7.24 Yuko Yamashita Topic: “Investing in the Quality of the Future; Mikimoto’s Ainoshima Pure Breed Pearl   Venture Following the 1999 Japanese Akoya Pearl Oyster Extinction Crisis.” Speaker: Yuko Yamashita (Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration,  Department of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University) Date: July 24th (Wednesday)  2019 from 12:40 to 13:30 Place:  IIR Meeting Space (Room#216) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, July 24 , 2019 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar 

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.7.17 Yuka Kudo-Hara

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.7.17 Yuka Kudo-Hara Topic: “Ecosystem of French Food Industry: Case Study of Picard, Marche, and BIO Cuisine.” Speaker: Yuka Kudo-Hara (Independent researcher) Date: July 17th (Wednesday)  2019 from 12:40 to 13:30 Place:  IIR Meeting Space (Room#216) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Masaru KarubeDeadline:  9:00, July 17 , 2019 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar 

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.7.3 Tohru Yoshioka-Kobayashi

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.7.3 Tohru Yoshioka-Kobayashi Topic: “Academic defragmentation by patent licensing: Insights from academic inventor   network analysis” Speaker: Tohru Yoshioka-Kobayashi (Assistant Professor, IIR, Hitotsubashi University) Date: July 3rd (Wednesday)  2019 from 12:40 to 13:30 Place:  IIR Meeting Space (Room#216) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Masaru KarubeDeadline:  9:00, July 3 , 2019 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar 

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.6.24 Dai Senno

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.6.24 Dai Senno Topic: “Rethinking the concept of work: definition and classification” Speaker: Dai Senno (Professor, School of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology) Date: June 24th (Monday)  2019 from 12:40 to 13:30 Place:  IIR Meeting Space (Room#216) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Masaru KarubeDeadline:  9:00, June 24 , 2019 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar 

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.6.19 Masaya Onuma

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.6.19 Masaya Onuma Topic: “Institutional Innovation by Professionals: Introduction and Utilization of AEDs by Japan Airlines” Speaker: Masaya Onuma (Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Social Sciences International   Social Sciences Section, Yokohama National University) Date: June 19th (Wednesday)  2019 from 12:40 to 13:30 Place:  IIR Meeting Space (Room#216) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Masaru KarubeDeadline:  9:00, June 19 , 2019 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar 

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.6.5 Ken Sakai

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.6.5 Ken Sakai Topic: “Confluence of histories in institutional change: A case study on the management of surgical needles in Japanese hospitals” Speaker: Ken Sakai (Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Soka University) Date: June 5th (Wednesday)  2019 from 12:40 to 13:30 Place:  IIR Meeting Space (Room#216) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Masaru KarubeDeadline:  9:00, June 5 , 2019 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar 

Forum 2019.5.30 Evan Starr

Innovation Forum / Industry and Labor Workshop2019.5.30 Evan Starr Topic: “The Accuracy and Effects of Beliefs about Noncompete Enforceability:   Evidence from an Information Experiment” Speaker: Evan Starr (University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business) Date: May 30th (Thursday)  2019 from 16:00 to 17:30 Place:  IIR Laboratory 2 (Room#219) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Atsushi Ohyama / Ryo Kambayshi  This forum is jointly organized by Industry and Labor Workshop.

Forum 2019.6.4 Liana V. Razmerita

Innovation Forum 2019.6.4 Liana V. Razmerita Topic: “Navigating Digitalization with the Social Media Business Value Compass” Speaker: Liana V. Razmerita (Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Management,  Society and Communication) Date: June 4th (Tuesday)  2019 from 12:40 to 14:10 Place:  IIR Meeting Space (Room#216) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Masaru Karube