ENDO Akira

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ENDO Akira
Yokohama National University
Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences Division of Social Environment and Information
Job title
Associate Professor

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2015
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University
Apr 2013
Mar 2015
Lecturer, Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University
Apr 2012
Mar 2013
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (at Kyoto University)
Apr 2011
Mar 2012
Doctoral Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (at Yokohama National University)
Sep 2010
Mar 2011
Visiting Scholar, Department of Social and Economic Geography, University of Uppsala, Sweden


International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Yokohama National University
Faculty of Economics, Yokohama National University

Published Papers

Exploring a New Framework of Regional Policy : A Comparative Regional Institutional Approach
Akira Endo
Regional Economic Studies   (27) 29-47   Jan 2014   [Invited]
Study on Regional Economies and Regional Policy in Finland
Doctoral Thesis, International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Yokohama National University      Mar 2012
Regional Institutions and Path Modification: Exploring Regional Economic Policy Based on a Case Study of Development Process of the ICT Industry in Oulu, Finland
Akira Endo
ECONOMIA   63(1) 53-94   May 2012   [Refereed]
A Survey of Institutional Approaches to Regional Economic Study and the Development : Some Implications for the Regional Economic Policy in Contemporary Japan
Ryukoku Journal of Policy Science   2(1) 47-64   2012   [Refereed]
Dynamics of Regional Economic Institutions and Development of ICT Industry: the Evidence from Oulu in Finland

Research Grants & Projects

A Regional Economic Research on the Growth Points Strategies in Finland
Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Oct 2013 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Akira ENDO
Comparative Regional Institutional Analysis of Nordic Economies: For Development of Regional Political Economy Approach
Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Akira ENDO
Regional Institutional Approach to the Economic Development Model of Nordic Countries: the Case of Development of ICT Industry in Stockholm, Sweden
Swedish Institute: 
Project Year: Sep 2010 - May 2011    Investigator(s): Akira ENDO
A Study on the Institutional Transfer of "Oulu-Model" and Regional Economic Developments in the Northern Finland
The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation: 
Project Year: 2009       Investigator(s): Akira ENDO