Tetsuji Okazaki

Name Tetsuji Okazaki                            
Title Professor
Degree D Econ. (The University of Tokyo)
Specialty Japanese Economic History
Theme of Research Role of institutions and organizations in economic development
Professional Career

Graduated from Faculty of Economics, the University of Tokyo, March 1981

Completed the Doctor Course (Economics), the University of Tokyo, March 1986

Research Associate, Institute of Social Science, the University of Tokyo, April 1986-March 1989

Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, the University of Tokyo, April 1989-March 1999

Professor, Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo, April 1999-present

Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Stanford University, October 1996-March 1997

Visiting Professor, School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, January 2002

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University, April 2002-June 2002

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University, April 2003-June 2003

President, Tokyo Center for Economic Research, June 2008-June 2010

Vice President, International Economic History Association, July 2012-present

Selected publications

Books

Tetsuji Okazaki ed., History of Trade and Industrial Policy, vol.3 (Industrial Policy), Tokyo: Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, 2012

Tetsuji Okazaki ed. Production Organizations in Japanese Economic Development, London: Routledge, 2007

Tetsuji Okazaki ed., History of Institutions for Governing Transactions (in Japanese), Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 2001

Tetsuji Okazaki and Masahiro Okuno-Fujiwara eds., The Japanese Economic System and Its Historical Origins, (with Masahiro.Okuno-Fujiwara), New York, Oxford University Press, 1999

Articles

Tetsuji Okazaki and Michiru Sawada, “Interbank Networks in Prewar Japan: Structure and Implications,” Industrial and Corporate Change 21(2): 463-506, 2012

Tetsuji Okazaki and Michiru Sawada, “Interbank Networks in Prewar Japan: Structure and Implications,” Industrial and Corporate Change, April: 463-506, 2012

Tetsuji Okazaki, “ Supplier Networks and Aircraft Production in Wartime Japan” Economic History Review 67(3): 973-994, 2011

Shuhei Aoki, Julen Esteban-Pretel, Tetsuji Okazaki and Yasuyuki Sawada, “The Role of the Government in Facilitating TFP Growth during Japan’s Rapid-growth Era,” in Keijiro Otsuka and Kaliappa Lalirajan eds. Community, Market and State in Development, 2011: 21-44

Yutaka Arimoto, Tetsuji Okazaki and Masaki Nakabayashi, “Agrarian Land Tenancy in Prewar Japan,” Developing Economies  48(3): 293-318, 2010

Kozo Kiyota and Tetsuji Okazaki, “Industrial Policy Cuts Two Ways: Evidence from Cotton Spinning Firms in Japan, 1956-1964,” Journal of Law and Economics 53(3): 587-609, 2010

Tetsuji Okazaki, “Micro-aspects of Monetary Policy: Lender of Last Resort and Selection of Banks in Pre-war Japan,” Explorations in Economic History, 44(4): 657-679, 2007

Tetsuji Okazaki and Michiru Sawada, “Effects of a Bank Consolidation Promotion Policy: Evaluating Bank Law in 1927 Japan,” Financial History Review, 14(1): 29-61, 2007

Tetsuji Okazaki, “’Voice’ and ‘Exit’ in Japanese Firms during the Second World War: Sanpo Revisited,” Economic History Review, 59(2):374-395, 2006

Tetsuji Okazaki, “The Role of Merchant Coalition in Pre-modern Japanese Economic Development,” Explorations in Economic History, 42: 184-201, 2005

Tetsuji Okazaki, Michiru Sawada and Kazuki Yokoyama, “Measuring the Extent and Implications of Director Interlocking in Prewar Japanese Banking Industry,” (with Michiru Sawada and Kazuki Yokoyama)Journal of Economic History, 65(4), 1082-1115, 2005