Tomoki Shimanishi

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Tomoki Shimanishi
Toyo University
Faculty of Economics
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PhD(Keio University)
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Tomoki Shimanishi, PhD is Professor of Economic History in the faculty of economics, Toyo University, Japan. His research interest focuses on the history of the Japanese coal industry. His major work is Nihon Sekitan Sangyou no Sengoshi [The Coal Industry in Japan, 1937-1973], Keio University Press, 2011.

Research Areas


Published Papers

Distribution of Compensation Payment for Mine Closures in Japan's Coal Industry Rationalization Policy
Tomoki Shimanishi
The Journal of Ohara Institue for Social Research   (723) 61-77   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
The Coal Industry in Vietnam from the late 19th Century to the 20th Century
Tomoki Shimanishi
43(1) 71-93   Dec 2017
Shimanishi Tomoki, Nagumo Chiaki, Umezaki Osamu
Rikkyo economic review   63(4) 95-106   Mar 2010
Shimanishi Tomoki, Mori Naoko, Umezaki Osamu
Rikkyo economic review   61(2) 267-278   Oct 2007
Socio-economic history : shakai-keizai-shigaku   70(6) 667-688   Mar 2005
Sub-leased coalmines (SLCs) sere one method of rationalization attempted by major coalmining companies during the early 1950s to the early1960s. This article demonstrates how the Hokkaido colliery and Steamship Company Ltd. (hereinafter Hokutan) w...

Conference Activities & Talks

Between Nationalisation and Privatisation: Rise and Fall of Japan's coal mining industry
Tomoki Shimanishi
11 Jul 2019   
The Rise and Decline of the Coal Industry in Post-war East Asia: A Comparative Study of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan
Tomoki Shimanishi
15 Mar 2019   
Changes in domestic energy use in 20th century japan
Tomoki Shimanishi
The Fourth Asian Association of World Historians Congress   6 Jan 2019   
The International Mining History Congress
Tomoki Shimanishi
The International Mining History Congress   10 Sep 2016   
Visualizing Changes in the Routes and Scale of Trade in 19th-Century China
Sayako Kanda, Tomoki Shimanishi, Akiko Takahashi
ANGIS and CRMA Bangkok meeting 2015   6 Jan 2015   
Statistics and Intra-Asian Trade: Historical GIS as an Analytical Tool
Tomoki Shimanishi
The XVIth World Economic History Congress   Jul 2012   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Tomoko SHIROYAMA
From the mid-19^<th> century to the early 20^<th> century, the global trade significantly expanded to integrate local economies in the world. Focusing on the trade centers in Asia and North America which newly participated in the global trade, thi...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Kaoru SUGIHARA
Over the last two centuries the world economy became heavily dependent for its energy on fossil fuels. While the energy intensity of developed countries improved after around 1970, the trend of deforestation and environmental degradation in tropic...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): Osamu UMEZAKI
In this project, the small and medium-sized enterprise was investigated and the institutionalization of industrial relations of Japan was analyzed after WW2. The introduction of the labor-management consultation system was clarified by the history...
economic history, business history, history of the energy industry