Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

Hideto Koizumi, Adjunct Post-doctoral Fellow, received Encouragement Award 2020

Hideto Koizumi, Adjunct Post-doctoral Fellow, received Encouragement Award 2020 from the Japan Institute of Public Finance. Organization: Japan Institute of Public Finance Award: Encouragement Award Achievements: “Optimal Uniform Capital Taxation in A Partially Automated Society” Abstract: Recent automating technologies have sparked discussions on “robot taxes,” aimed to dissuade the displacement of labor and to generate revenue to redistribute to displaced laborers. Implementing such taxes is challenging, however, in part because of the difficulty in clearly separating which technologies substitute for labor from those which complement it. Modeling automating technologies as intermediate goods, I consider the optimal tax policy in this environment. As in standard models, non-linear labor taxes are assigned…

NEWS IIR Annual Report has been published online.

IIR Annual Report has been published online. The IIR Annual Report for academic year 2018-2019 has been published. It gives detailed information on research and education activities of IIR. The PDF file can be downloaded from here.  IntroductionAn Overview of the Institute of Innovation Research 1. Research Activities1) Innovation Research Forum2) Brown Bag Lunch Seminar3) Conferences 2. Researchers1) Full-time Researchers2) International Visiting Researchers 3. Education1) Courses Given by the IIR Faculty Members2) Innovation Management and Policy Program 4. Research Results / Publications1) Hitotsubashi Business Review2) Working Papers3) Case Studies Editor and Publisher: Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.9.16 Kentaro Nakajima

Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.9.16 Kentaro Nakajima Topic: “The role of online communication on innovation” Speaker: Kentaro Nakajima (Associate Professor, IIR, Hitotsubashi University) Date: September 16th (Wednesday) 2020 from 12:40 to 14:00 Venue: Zoom online Organizer: Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, September 16 , 2020 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar

PADRÓN-HERNÁNDEZ, Ivar, Assistant Professor, received The Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award 2020

PADRÓN-HERNÁNDEZ, Ivar, Assistant Professor, received The Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award 2020. Organization:Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS) Award:The Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award Achievements:“When International Strategy Meets Local Institutions: Subsidiary Influence in the Context of Headquarter Initiatives” Abstract:What do foreign subsidiaries of multinational enterprises do when strategies proposed by headquarters clash with local ways of doing business? Through 105 interviews at AB Volvo, Tomra and DeLaval, this dissertation explores, unpacks, and widens our understanding of the dilemmas and implications of subsidiaries’ dual belonging to corporate and local contexts. Findings on how subsidiaries in the United States, Japan, Germany, and France handled institutional friction caused by innovative and…

Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.6.3 Takumi Tagashira

Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.6.3 Takumi Tagashira Topic:“How Does Warehouse Automation Contribute to Multichannel Retailers’ Sales?” Speaker:Takumi Tagashira(Assistant Professor of Marketing, School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University Business School) Date:June 3rd (Wednesday) 2020from 13:00 to 14:30 Venue:Zoom online Organizer:Masaru Karube Deadline:9:00, June 3 , 2020 email : karube☆iir.hit-u.ac.jp (to use this email address, please replace the ☆ with an @ mark)

Professor Yaichi AOSHIMA received the 60th Mainichi Shimbun Economist Prize

Professor Yaichi AOSHIMA received the 60th Mainichi Shimbun Economist Prize. Organization:Mainichi Shimbun Award:Mainichi Shimbun Economist Prize Date:March 30, 2020 Award Winner:Professor Masatoshi FUJIWARA and Yaichi AOSHIMA Book Title:Mechanisms for the Long-term Innovation: A History of the RO Membrane’s Technological Development, Tokyo: Toyokeizai, August 2019, 456 pages Each year, the Mainichi Shimbun Economist Prize, under the auspices of Mainichi Shimbun Economist editorial department, is awarded to the authors of a book that has significant empirical and theoretical contributions. Selected from books published between January and December 2019, the 60th Economist Prize was awarded to Professors Fujiwara and Aoshima for Mechanisms for Long-term Innovation: A History of the RO Membrane’s Technological Development,…

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