Chapter 1 Introduction Part I CompetitionChapter 2 Competition Policy and Innovation: An Introduction with Illustrative Cases from JapanChapter 3 An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of CollusionChapter 4 Is Domestic Competition Beneficial for International Competitiveness? An Empirical Analysis of Japanese Manufacturing Industries Part II InnovationChapter 5 Measuring Innovations in FirmsChapter 6 Organizational Design and Human Resource Management of R&D ActivitiesChapter 7 R&D Alliances and the State of Market CompetitionChapter 8 High-Tech Start-ups in Japan: The Case of the Biotechnology Industry Part III GrowthChapter 9 E-commerce and Employment Growth in Japan: An Empirical Analysis Based on the Establishment and Enterprise CensusChapter 10 Market Reaction to Cross-Border Acquisitions by Japanese FirmsChapter 11 Entry of Foreign Multinational Firms and Productivity Growth of Domestic Firms: The Case for Japanese Firms Chapter 12 The Stagnation of Growth Momentum in Japan and Asian NIEs: From the Perspective of Foreign Direct Investment
Yuji Honjo (Chapters 1 and 8)
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
His publications have appeared in Research Policy, Small Business Economics, and other journals.
Hiroyuki Odagiri (Chapter 2)
Professor (emeritus), Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
He was the Commissioner of the Japan Fair Trade Commission and is now its Special Advisor. He has written numerous books and journal papers: The Theory of Growth in a Corporate Economy (Cambridge University Press, 1981), Growth through Competition, Competition through Growth (Oxford University Press, 1992), Technology and Industrial Development in Japan (Oxford University Press, 1996, co-authored with A. Goto), and Intellectual Property Rights, Development, and Catch-Up (Oxford University Press, 2010, co-edited with A. Goto, A. Sunami, and R. R. Nelson), to mention just some.
Masato Nishiwaki (Chapter 3)
Associate Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University
His publications have appeared in the RAND Journal of Economics, the Journal of Industrial Economics, and others.
Masatoshi Kato (Chapter 4)
Associate Professor, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University
His publications have appeared in Industrial and Corporate Change, Research Policy, and other scholarly journals.
Kenta Ikeuchi (Chapter 5)
Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
His publications have appeared in Telecommunications Policy and theSeoul Journal of Economics, among others.
Shoko Haneda (Chapter 6)
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Her publications have appeared in Research Policy, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, and other journals.Tomoko Iwasa (Chapter 7)
Associate Professor, Association of International Arts and Science Institute of Humanity and Social Science, Yokohama City University
Her publications have appeared in Research Policy and Economics of Innovation and New Technology, among others.
Hyeog Ug Kwon (Chapter 9)
Professor, College of Economics, Nihon University
His publications have appeared in the Review of Economic Dynamics, the Japanese Economic Review, and others.
Takuji Saito (Chapter 10)
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University
His publications have appeared in the Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, the Pacific Basin Finance Journal, and other scholarly journals.
Keiko Ito (Chapter 11)
Professor, School of Economics, Senshu University
Her publications have appeared in the Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, the Review of World Economics, and others.
Hsiao-Chien Tsui (Chapter 12)
Professor, Department of Economics, National Chung Cheng University
Her publications have appeared in the Journal of Policy Modeling, Journal of Economic Psychology, and other journals.