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Nakamura

Masao Nakamura

BS MS (Keio), PhD (Johns Hopkins)
Konwakai Professor of Japanese Research
Professor, Strategy and Business Economics Division
Joint Appointment

Contact Information

Office David Lam 416
Tel (604) 822-8434
Email masao.nakamura@sauder.ubc.ca
Personal Web Page

Research Interests

  • International business and technology management
  • Japanese and Asian economies
  • Economic behavior of firms and households
  • Econometrics

Selected Recent Publications

  • "Economic development and business groups in Asia: Japan's experience and implications,: International Advances in Economic Research, (published online: January 15, 20-15), Volume 21, March 2015, 81-103 (in print)
  • "Economic performance and supply chains: The impact of upstream firms' waste output on downstream firms' performance in Japan," (with H. Haymai and A. Nakamura), International Journal of Production Economics, (published online; January 21, 2014) Vol. 160, February 2015, 47-65 (in print)
  • "Globalization and sustainability of Japan's internal labor markets: foreign direct investment (FDI) and wages at Japanese manufacturing firms," Journal of Asian and African Studies 48, 2013, 396-412
  • "Corporate social responsibility and corporate governance: Japanese firms and selective adaptation," (with S. Rebien), UBC Law Review 45, 2012, 723-778
  • "Implications of the Japan model for corporate governance and management for China and other emerging economies in Asia," (with W.M. Fruin), Journal of Asia Business Studies 6, 2012, 122-142

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