Profile

Bio
Koichiro KIMURA (木村 公一朗) is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies in Japan. He was born in Kanazawa in 1976 and graduated from Waseda University. He received his Ph.D. from the same university in 2012. His research interests lie in the impact of competition among firms on industrial development. He is the author of The Growth of Chinese Electronics Firms: Globalization and Organizations, which was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2014.

Research Fields
Industrial Organization, Economics of Innovation and Technological Change, The Chinese and Asian Economy

Education
1999: B.A., School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, Tokyo

2001: M.A., Graduate School of Economics, Waseda University, Tokyo

2012: Ph.D., Graduate School of Economics, Waseda University, Tokyo

Professional Career
2001–Present: Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), Chiba. Currently, Senior Research Fellow/Director, Business and Industry Studies Group, Development Studies Center.

2005–07: Visiting Scholar, Institute of Industrial Economics (IIE), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Beijing

2009–14: Adjunct Lecturer, Graduate School of Economics, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo

2013: Adjunct Lecturer, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University, Fukuoka

2014: Adjunct Lecturer, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, Tokyo

2014–15: Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Brandeis University, Waltham

2015–16: Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2017–18: Adjunct Lecturer, College of Economics, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo

2017: Visiting Scholar, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER), Taipei

2018: Adjunct Lecturer, School of Economics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka

2019–2021: Research Fellow, Bangkok Research Center, JETRO Bangkok, Bangkok

Additional Activities
1998–2004: Affiliated Financial Planner (AFP), Japan Association for Financial Planners (JAFP)

2017–2018: Book Review Committee Member, Ajia Keizai (in Japanese)

2018–2019: Editor, Journal of Chinese Economy and Management Studies

2022–Present: Editor, Ajia Keizai (in Japanese)

2023–Present: Board Member, Japanese Association for Chinese Economy and Management Studies

External Links and E-Mail
Profile on the IDE website (in English / Japanese)

ResearchGate

researchmap (in Japanese)

Self-introduction (in Japanese)

Self-introduction (video in Japanese)

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