ODA Hironobu

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ODA Hironobu
Seikei University
Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics and Business
Job title
Master of Science(University of Tsukuba), Doctor of Philosophy(University of Tsukuba)

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, University of Tsukuba
Assistant Professor, Ohka Gakuen College
Assistant Professor, Junior College of Toyota


Apr 1989
Mar 1995
University of Tsukuba
Graduate School, Division of Earth Science, University of Tsukuba
Apr 1985
Mar 1989
Department of Geography, College of Letters, Ritsumeikan University
Department of Geography, Faculty of Literature, Ritsumeikan University

Published Papers

The Reality of Urban Development Area Planning during the 1958 Master Plan for the Japanese National Capital Region: A Comparative Study of the of the Hachioji-Hino District and the Ome-Hamura District
ODA Hironobu
The Journal of the Faculty of economics Seikei University   47(1) 79-119   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
From a Branch Plant Economy towards Its Autonomous regional Industrial Promotion: the Iwate Model Revisited
ODA Hironobu
The Korean Journal of Regional Policy   1(1) 116-137   Dec 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Geographical review of Japan series B   86 82-91   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
This paper aims to review geographical studies on manufacturing industries in Japan over the past two decades, with particular focus on industrial agglomeration, the geography of large manufacturing firms, and indus- trial regions. Academic discus...
Oda Hironobu
The journal of the Faculty of Economics   39(2) 145-154   Feb 2009


Proceedings of the ESD Seikei Forum 2017: Learning Land Formation of the Musashino Plateau
ODA Hironobu, KOMORI Jiro, ZAIKI Masumi, IKEGAMI Atsuko
The Journal of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Seikei University   54(1) 29-36   Feb 2017
Contribution to Geography Education from Economic Geography
ODA Hironobu, URABE Katsuhiko, TAKEUCHI Hirokazu and MIYACHI Tadayuki
Annals of the Japan Association of Economic Geographers   62(3) 257-266   Sep 2016
Proceedings of the ESD Seikei Forum 2016 “Local environment of Musashino and education in Seikei Gakuen”
Hironobu ODA, Masumi ZAIKI, Atsushi MIYASHITA, Yoshimasa KURASHIGE, Takehiko MIKAMI, Atsuko IKEGAMI
The Journal of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Seikei University   53(1) 55-68   Jun 2016
Book Review: " '' edited by T. Aono and S. Goda.
ODA Hironobu
Japanese Journal of Human Geography   68(1) 94-95   Apr 2016
経済地理学年報   60(3) 204-214   Sep 2014

Books etc

The dictionary of human geography
The Human Geographical Society of Japan (Part:Contributor)
Sep 2013   ISBN:9784621086872
Geographical perspectives on urban spaces
Jun 2013   ISBN:9784772252690
Spatial Dynamics of the Japanese Machinery Industry in the Late 20th Century
Kokon-Shoin   2005   
Theory of Industrial Ditrict: from A. Marshall to the Contemporary Issues
Spatial Economic Geography/AsakuraShoten   2004   
Grobalized Economy and the Rural Industral Aggromeration in Japan
Environmental Change and Indutrial District/HaraShobo   2004   
Intora-metropolitan Manutacturing Activity
Human Geagraphy in the 21st Century/Kokon-shoin   2003   
Industrial Conversion in the Nord-Pas de Calais region
Regeional Metroplises in France/Kokon-Shoin   2003   

Conference Activities & Talks

Policy to attract satellite offices and community invigoration in Tokushima Prefecture (1) : Circumstance and some implications
ODA Hironobu
21 Mar 2019   
Current situation of non-metropolitan local economies and urban to rural migration
ODA Hironobu
JAG symposium on rural migration and community-based economy   21 Mar 2019   
ommunity revitalization through attraction of satellite offices: The case of Minami Town, Tokushima Prefectur
ODA Hironobu, ENDO Kemiko, FUJITA Kazufumi
27 Mar 2017   
From the Balanced Development of National Territory to the Competitiveness of National Economy: A Turnaround in the Japanese Industrial Location Policy
ODA Hironobu
Asia Economic Community Forum 2010   7 Nov 2010   
戸所 隆, 秋本 弘章, 宇根 寛, 大八木 智一, 小倉 真, 小田 宏信, 小宮 正実, 鈴木 厚志, 鈴木 康弘, 滝沢 由美子, 津川 康雄, 中川 章, 三橋 浩志, 山田 晴通
General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers   27 Mar 2004   
FUJITA Kazufumi, ODA Hironobu
General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers   29 Mar 2003   
ODA Hironobu
General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers   1 Mar 2002   
General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers   2001   

Research Grants & Projects

Study on geographical agglomeration and dispersal of machinery industries in the 20th century Japan
Development of geographical studies on agglomeration and dispersal of industrial activity
Geographical study on localized small enterprises