Tomozawa Kazuo

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Tomozawa Kazuo
Hiroshima University
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2006
Professor, Hiroshima University
Oct 1994
Mar 1999
Lecturer, Okayama University
Apr 1990
Sep 1994
Research Assistant, Tohoku University


Apr 1988
Mar 1990
Geography, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Hiroshima University
Apr 1982
Mar 1986
Geography, Faculty of Literature, Hiroshima University

Committee Memberships

Apr 2018
Mar 2020
The Japanese Society for Geographical Sciences  President

Published Papers

Kazuo Tomozawa
Senri Ethnological Studies   96 81-95   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
The Indian automobile industry has developed steadily since 2000, and India is now the sixth-largest vehicle production country in the world. The industry's scale of employment is also increasing proportionately; however, the fact that most worker...
Inclusive Growth in India and How Economic Geography Tackles it
The International Seminar of Geography between Hiroshima University and University of Delhi 'Promoting Economic Geography Studies on "Inclusive Development" in Contemporary India   150-167   Dec 2016   [Invited]
Development and Spatial Dynamism of the Automobile Component Industry in India
Journal of Urban and Regional Studies on Contemporary India   3(1) 11-27   Jul 2016
This study focuses on the recent development of the automobile component industry and examines its spatial dynamism in India, where vehicle production has rapidly expanded over the past ten years. Based on the directory of the Automobile Component...
Industrialization and Informalization : the Contractual Labor Market of the Automobile Industry in the National Capital Region of Delhi
Annals of the Japan Association of Economic Geographers   62(2) 71-86   Jun 2016   [Refereed]

Books etc

Regional Studies in the Global Age
Feb 2017   ISBN:978-4-8188-2450-8

Conference Activities & Talks

Inclusive Growth in India and How Economic Geography Tackles it
The Bilateral Seminar: Promoting Economic Geography Studies on 'Inclusive Growth' in Contemporary India   23 Dec 2016   The Center for Contemporary India Studies at Hiroshima University
Has the Indian Automobile Industry Achieved 'Inclusive Development' of Employment? :Focusing on Contract-Based Workers in the State of Haryana
Tomozawa Kazuo
7th INDAS International Conference   19 Dec 2015   
The three Spatial Layers of the National Economy in Contemporary India: Regional Disparities, Industrial Locations, and Labor Markets
The 10th INDAS-South Asia International Conference   15 Dec 2018   INDAS South Asia
Economic Growth and Automobile Industry in India [Invited]
13 Oct 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

Promoting Economic Geography Studies on 'Inclusive Growth' in Contemporary India
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Bilateral Program
Project Year: 2016 - 2016    Investigator(s): Kazuo TOMOZAWA
Project Year: 2014 - 2017
Project Year: 2011 - 2014
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): TOMOZAWA, Kazuo
In this study, we take up six businesses that have been growing steadily under the knowledge based economy in Japan and clarify their growth dynamism as well as geographical location and human resources. As a result, in regions having the traditio...
Project Year: 2005 - 2007    Investigator(s): TOMOZAWA, Kazuo
The purpose of this study is to clarify the formation of learning regions and learning networks under the knowledge-based economy of Japan. As the importance of knowledge as an element of economic activities increases, enterprises as well as produ...