Hiroyuki Okamuro

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Hiroyuki Okamuro

  Professor
  Hitotsubashi University
  Japan
  okamuro@econ.hit-u.ac.jp
Research interests: Empirical industrial organization, innovation, R&D, small business, entrepreneurship, policy evaluation, regional economy Positions held 2020.3-present: Head of Research Center for Regional and SME Policy, Hitotsubashi Institute of Advanced Studies (HIAS), Hitotsubashi University 2011.4–present: Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University 2017.4–2019. 3: Dean, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University 1999.1–2011.3: Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University 1993.4-1998.12: Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University Other appointments Consulting Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), since September 2018 Visiting research fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology (MEXT), from June 2011 to March 2019 Fellow of the Erasmus Mundus MasterCoDe Program at the University of Trento, Italy and the Corvinus University Budapest, Hungary, in 2011 President, Japan Academy of Small Business Studies (JASBS), from Nov. 2016 to Oct. 2019 Vice president, Forum for Entrepreneurial Studies Japan, since August 2015 Chair, the 118th JSPS Committee for University-Industry Collaboration Research on Small Business, from April 2014 to March 2019 President, Japanese Affiliate of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), since January 2020 (vice president from Jan. 2014 to December 2019) Vice president, Asia Council for Small Business (ACSB), from October 2013 to Dec. 2019 Associate editor, Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM), since mid 2013 Editorial review board member, Small Business Economics (SBE), since 2017 Advisory board member, Journal of Industrial and Business Economics (Economia e Politica Industriale) since 2019 Education B.A. in Economics in March 1984, Hitotsubashi University, Japan M.A. in Economics in March 1986, Hitotsubashi University, Japan Ph.D. in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.) in April 1992, University of Bonn, Germany