Education

1979 Doctor of Economics, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo
1975 Master of Economics, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo
1973 Bachelor of Engineering, Department of Social Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Professional Experience

1979- 1981 Lecturer, Department of Economics, Musashi University
1981- 1984 Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Musashi University
1984- 1990 Associate Professor, ISER, Osaka University
1990- 1996 Professor, ISER, Osaka University
1996- 1999 Professor, Department of Social Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology; and Professor, ISER, Osaka University
1999- 2010 Professor, ISER, Osaka University
1999- 2001 Director, ISER, Osaka University
2009- 2010 Director, ISER, Osaka University
2010- 2012 President, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan; and Fellow, Osaka university
2013- present Professor, ISER, Osaka University