|Degree||D Econ. (The University of Tokyo)|
|Specialty||Japanese Economic History, Comparative Economic History|
|Theme of Research||Comparative History of Indigenous Economic Development|
Graduated from Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo, March 1982
Completed the Doctor Course (Economics), University of Tokyo, March 1987
Research Assistant (and Associate Professor), Faculty of Economics, Toyama University, April 1987 – March 1992
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Tohoku University , April 1992 – September 1997
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo, October 1997 – July 2005
Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo, August 2005 to present.
The Weaving Industry in the Japanese Indigenous Economic Development
“Rural Entrepreneurs in the Cotton Weaving Industry in Japan” (co-author Itoh Motoshige) in Hayami, Yujiro ed. Toward the Rural-based Development of Commerce and Industry: Selected Experiences from East Asia , Economic Development Institute of the World Bank,1998.
“Who Marketed Imported Textile: The Japanese Case”, in Sugiyama、Shinya and Linda.Grove eds., Commercial Networks in Modern Asia, Curzon Press, 2001.
“The Transformation of Traditional Industries’ (co-author Osamu Saito) in Hayami, Akira, Osamu Saito and Ronald P. Toby eds. Economic History of Modern Japan vol.1 Emergence of Economic Society, Oxford University Press, 2004.
The Role of Tradition in Japan’s Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization, ed., Oxford University Press, 2006.
“The Development of Dispersed Production Organization in the Interwar Period: The Case of the Japanese Toy Industry”, in Okazaki,Tetsuji ed. Production Organization in Japanese Economic Development , Routledge, 2007.
“Cotton and the Peasant Economy: Foreign Fibre in Early Modern Japan”, in Riello, Giorgio and Prasannan Parthasarathi eds. The Spinning World: A Global History of Cotton Textile1200-1850, Oxford University Press, 2009.
“The Role of Housework in Everyday Life: Another Aspect of Consumption
“From Peasant Economy to Urban Agglomeration: The Transformation of ‘Labour-intensive Industrialization’ in Modern Japan”, in Austin, Gareth and Kaoru Sugihara eds., Labour-intensive Industrialization in Global History, Routledge, 2013.