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Waseda University
Faculty of Commerce
Ph.D(London School of Economics and Political Science), Master of Arts(Northwestern University), Master of Commerce(Hitotsubashi University)

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University
Apr 2017
Mar 2019
Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 2017
Mar 2018
Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 2011
Mar 2017
Associate Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
Sep 2008
Mar 2011
Assistant Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University


Sep 2004
Aug 2007
Economic History Department, London School of Economics and Political Science
Apr 1997
Mar 2005
Graduate School, Division of Commerce, Hitotsubashi University
Sep 2001
Aug 2003
History of Science and Technology, Department of History, Northwestern University
Mar 1997
Business Management, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University

Published Papers

Benesse Art Site Naoshima: Corporate Identity Building and Local Development (jointly worked)
Nitta, Ryuji, Shotaro Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Shimizu
Hitotsubashi Bussiness Review   66(4) 110-123   Mar 2019
TBM: Green Entrepreneur Solving Environmental Problems by Innovation (jointly worked)
Shimizu, Hiroshi, Taketoshi Yamaguchi, Nobuyoshi Yamasaki
Hitotsubashi Bussiness Review   66(4) 34-46   Mar 2019
Yamaguchi, Shotaro, Ryuji Nitta, Yasushi Hara, Hiroshi Shimizu
IIR Working Paper WP#18-41 Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University      Jun 2018
Tomohiro Nishikado, Oral History (3rd, 2): Game Design and Marketing of "Space Invaders" (jointly worked)
   Feb 2018
Tomohiro Nishikado, Oral History (2nd, 1): Development of "Sky Fighter" (jointly worked)
   Feb 2018

Books etc

General Purpose Technology, Spin-Out, and Innovation: Technological Development of Laser Diodes in the United States and Japan 
Springer   May 2019   
Innovations in General Purpose Technology: Technological Development of Laser Diode in US and Japan
Hiroshi Shimizu
Yuhikaku   Mar 2016   ISBN:978-4641164697

Conference Activities & Talks

Which Would You Prefer, Artisanal or Laboratory Made?: How Quantification Came into the Sake Brewery Industry
Yamaguchi, Shotaro, Yasushi Hara, Hiroshi Shimizu
The Business History Conference   30 Mar 2017   
How R&D Performance is Degraded by Rivals? Lngitudinal Analysis on Japanese Firms Based on Patent Data, and Research and Development Survey
Shimizu, Hiroshi, Yasushi Hara, Shotaro Yamaguchi
The 7th Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference   18 Nov 2016   
Exploration Needs Stable Shareholders? Ownership Structure and R&D Strategy: The Case of the Electronics, Steel and Iron, and Pharmaceutical Industries in Japan
Hiroshi Shimizu, Yusuke Hoshino
Business History Conference   15 Mar 2014   Business History Conference
Do Doctoral Degree and Prior Publication Matter? How Do They Vary across Countries? Science-Linkage and Technological Development in Laser Diodes
Hiroshi Shimizu, Yasushi Hara
Forth Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference   6 Dec 2013   
Does Collaboration Accelerate R&D? Evidence from a Data Set of the Okochi Prizes
Hiroshi Shimizu, Yusuke Hoshino
Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference   13 Oct 2012   

Research Grants & Projects

The Technological Development of Semiconductor Lasers
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Today
Spin-out and General Purpose Technology
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Today
Research Networks of the Optoelectronics Industry
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2011
Patent System and Invention in the U.K.
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2012