ITOH Hideshi

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ITOH Hideshi
Waseda University
Faculty of Commerce
Ph.D.(Stanford University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Professor, Graduate School of Business & Finance, Waseda University
Mar 2004
Jun 2004
Visiting Researcher, Center for Economic Studies (CES), University of Munich
Apr 2000
Mar 2017
Professor, Graduate School of Commerce & Management, Hitotsubashi University
Jan 1998
Dec 1998
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Columbia University
Apr 1996
Mar 2000
Assistant Professor, Institute of Social & Economic Research, Osaka University
Apr 1993
Aug 1993
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University
Sep 1988
Jul 1990
Visiting Assistant Professor, Graduate School of International Relations & Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego
Apr 1988
Mar 1996
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University


Sep 1984
Mar 1988
(Decision Sciences), Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Apr 1982
Mar 1984
Graduate School of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 1978
Mar 1982
Department of Management, Faculty of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University

Awards & Honors

Nakahara Prize, Japanese Economic Association

Published Papers

Hideshi Itoh, Hodaka Morita
American Economic Journal: Microeconomics   7(3) 318-346   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Hideshi Itoh, Fumitoshi Moriya
Japan Labor Review   7(4) 5-22   2010   [Invited]
Hideshi Itoh,Tatsuya Kikutani,Osamu Hayashida
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies   22(2) 207-228   2008   [Refereed]
経済学史研究   49(2) 52-62   2007   [Invited]
Hideshi Itoh
The Japanese Economic Review   55(1) 18-45   2004   [Refereed][Invited]
Hideshi Itoh
The Japanese Economic Review   54 49-73   2003   [Refereed][Invited]
Shingo Ishiguro,Hideshi Itoh
Review of Economic Studies   68(1) 1-20   2001   [Refereed]
Hideshi Itoh
Hitotsubashi Journal of Commerce and Management   36(1) 1-17   2001   [Invited]
Hideshi Itoh
European Economic Review   38(314) 691-700   1994   [Refereed][Invited]
Hideshi Itoh
Journal of Economic Theory   60(2) 410-427   1993   [Refereed]


Hideshi Itoh
Japanese Economic Review   70(1) 28-29   Mar 2019   [Invited]
George Baker, Takeo Hoshi, Hideshi Itoh
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies   22 143-145   Jun 2008   [Invited]
Book Review: Small Firms in the Japanese Economy by D. Hugh Whittaker, Cambridge University Press
Hideshi Itoh
Journal of Economic Literature   36(4) 2186-2188   1998

Books etc

Enterprise Law: Contracts, Markets, and Laws in the US and Japan
Zenichi Shishido, ed. (Part:Contributor)
Edward Elgar   2014   ISBN:9781781004449
Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity
Masahiko Aoki, Gregory Jackson, Hideaki Miyajima, eds (Part:Contributor)
Oxford University Press   2007   ISBN:978-0-19-928451-1
A Course in Contract Theory
2003   ISBN:978-4641161818
Who Runs Japanese Business?: Management and Motivation in the Firm
Toshiaki Tachibanaki, ed. (Part:Contributor)
Edward Elgar   1998   ISBN:978 1 85898 511 4
Internal Labour Market, Incentives and Employment
Isao Ohashi, Toshiaki Tachibanaki, eds. (Part:Contributor)
Palgrave Macmillan   1998   ISBN:978-0312211936
Economics, Organization and Management
Paul Milgrom, John Roberts (Part:Joint Translation)
NTT Publication   Nov 1997   ISBN:4871885364
Games, Strategies, and Managers
John McMillan (Part:Joint Translation)
Yuhikaku   Aug 1995   ISBN:4-641-06754-6
The Japanese Firm : The Sources of Competitive Strength
Masahiko Aoki, Ronald Dore, eds. (Part:Contributor)
Oxford University Press   1994   ISBN:9780198292159

Conference Activities & Talks

ITOH Hideshi
QED Microeconomics Workshop   17 Sep 2019   Economics Department, Queen's University
ITOH Hideshi
Annual Meeting of Japan Law and Economics Association   14 Jul 2019   
A Theory of Turnover and Team Incentives Based on Image Concerns [Invited]
ITOH Hideshi
Erasmus University Rotterdam/Tinbergen Institute Seminar   1 Jul 2019   
Image Concerns in Teams [Invited]
ITOH Hideshi
Waseda Organizational and Financial Economics Seminar   13 May 2019   
ITOH Hideshi
Workshop on Behavioral Contract Theory   20 Apr 2019   
Hideshi Itoh
WINPEC-CPPE Microeconomics Workshop   13 Nov 2018   
Hideshi Itoh
Japanese-German Workshop on Contracts and Incentives   29 Sep 2018   
Hideshi Itoh
Keio University Microeconomics Workshop   6 Jul 2018   Keio University
Hideshi Itoh
University of Hong Kong Economics Seminar   4 Jul 2018   University of Hong Kong
Hideshi Itoh
22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics   23 Jun 2018   The Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics (SIOE)

Association Memberships



Economic Analysis of Decision Making and Organization Based on Other-Regarding Preferences
2001 - 2003
Economic Theories of Contracts and Organizations
2007 - 2009

Research Grants & Projects

Organizational Economics
Project Year: 1988   
Contract Theory
Project Year: 1988