NAKATA YOSHIFUMI
Faculty of Policy Studies Department of Policy Studies
Professor
Last Updated :2019/11/13

Researcher Profile and Settings

Research Areas

  • Business administration/Business administration
  • Economics/Economic policy

Education

  • Osaka University, Graduate School, Division of Economics, 1988
  • University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.in Economics, 1986
  • Osaka University, Graduate School, Division of Economics, 1981
  • Osaka University, Faculty of Economics, 1979

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of California
  • Master of Economics, Osaka University

Association Memberships

  • The Japan Society for Business Succession
  • Industrial Relations Research Association

Committee Memberships

  • Chairman of Board of Trustees, 2009, The Japan Society for Business Succession, Society, The Japan Society for Business Succession

Awards & Honors

  • Noteworthy Books in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics
    1998

Misc

  • Nurses' pay in Japan: market forces vs. institutional constraints
    Yoshifumi Nakata
    Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20(1+2)43566 , 2011
  • Has Japanese Enterprise Changed?
    Yoshifumi Nakata
    Asian Business & Management, 6(S1)43593 , 2007
  • Has Lifetime Employment Become Extinct in Japanese Enterprise? : An Empirical Analysis of Employment Adjustment Practices in Japanese Companies
    Yoshifumi Nakata
    Asian Business & Management, 6(S1)33 - 56, 2007
  • The labor market for Japanese Scientists and Engineers: Is the labor market externalized?
    Yoshifumi Nakata and Satoru Miyazaki, Satoru Miyazaki
    8(3)95 - 117, 2011
  • Why Do Japanese Companies File Patents in China? :Revisited
    Nakata, Yoshifumi, ◎ Xingyan Zhang
    Journal of Science and Technology Policy in China, 4(2)119 - 135, 2013
  • The Japanese Software Industry: What Went Wrong And What Can We Learn From It?
    Nakata, Yoshifumi, ◎ Cole, Robert
    California Management Review, 57(1)16 - 43, 2014
  • A Survival analysis of patent examination requests by Japanese electric and electronic manufacturers
    Yoshifumi Nakata, ◎Xingyan Zhang
    Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 21(1)31 - 54, 2012
  • Inter-Firm Wage Differentials in Japan
    The Mnothly Journal of The Japan Institute of Labour, (450(10))13 - 26, 1997
  • Paying Nurses: a cross-country comparison
    Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20(1+2)43468 , 2011
  • Non-working nurses in Japan: Estimated size and its age-cohort characteristics
    Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17(12)3306 - 3316, 2008
  • "The Age-Wage Profile and Structural Change in the Japanese Labor Market for Males, 1964-1982, "
    Journal of Human Resources, 20(1)100 - 116, 1985
  • "The Demand for College Education in Postwar Japan, "
    Journal of Human Resources, 22(3)377 - 404, 1987
  • "Measuring Job Attachment : A Comparative Approach, "
    Annual Report of Japan Society for Personnel and Labor Research, (18)46 - 52, 1988
  • "Labor Market Experience of Teenagers with and Without High School Diplomas, "
    Economics of Education Review, 8(3)233 - 246, 1989
  • "Characteristics of High School Students' Paid Jobs and Employment Experience After Graduation, "
    Lawrence Erlboum Associates, Inc.Adolescence and Work, 1989
  • A Comparative Analysis of Employment Stability : The United States and Japan
    Social Science Review, (40)35 - 81, 1990
  • "Paid Employment among U. S. College Students : Trends, Effects, and Possible Causes, "
    The Journal of Higher Education, 62(1)25 - 43, 1991
  • "Education and Occupation : An Enquiry into The Relationship between CollegeSpecialization and The Labor Market in Postwar Japan, "
    Pacific Affairs, 65(1)50 - 67, 1992
  • A Comparison of Labour Frorce Characteristics : U. S. vs. JAPAN
    (99)34 - 40, 1989
  • Income Distribution in Japan-An Expedition of New Income Distribution Rule in a Matured Society
    KIIIR(国際産研), (8-9)43758 , 1994
  • Enterprise Bargaining and Social Contract in Japan
    Proceedings of the Forty-Sixth Annual Meeting, Industrial Relations Research Association Series, (1994)339 - 348, 1994
  • Chapter4, Canada
    135 - 186, 1994
  • Chapter6 : An Analysis of Wage and Productivity of Japanese White Colar Workers
    91 - 104, 1995
  • Book Review the Influence of the Enterprise Union at the Shopfloor Level
    The Monthly Journal of The Japan Institute of Labour, 36(10)49 - 51, 1994
  • An Analysis of Age-Seniority Wage Profiles : A Case Study of the Japanese Nenko Wage System
    University Microfiche Inc., 1987
  • Equal Emploment Opportunity Between Male and Female Workers and Gender Wage Differentials
    26112 - 117, 1994
  • The Transformation of the Japanese Employment System : Nature, Depth and Origins
    Work and Occupation, 24(1)33 - 55, 1997
  • What's Wage?
    (2304)43633 , 1997
  • Joint Accounting System and Human Resource Management by Company Group
    The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies, (483)18 - 33, 2000
  • Joint Accounting System and Human Resource Management by Company Group
    Japan Labour Bulletin, 40(10)43596 , 2001
  • The State of Male-Female Wage differentials
    Japanese Journal of Research on Household Economics, (54)26 - 33, 2002
  • Is Long term Stable Employment Myth?
    Chingin Jijyo, (2372)62 - 66, 2000
  • Japanese Wage System in 21st Century
    Chiginkyo Geppou, (494)17 - 24, 2001
  • What will Employment Structural Change Bring?
    Kansai Keikyo, 52(2)43563 , 2002
  • The State of NPO Labor Market in Japan
    Doshisha Graduate School of Policy and Management Review, 3(1)15 - 34, 2002
  • Not entered
    The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies, (501)81 - 84, 2002
  • Have Japanese Engineers Changed?
    The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies, 53(1)30 - 41, 2011
  • Has Work Motivation Among Japanese Workers Declined?
    Asian Business & Management, 6(S1)57 - 88, 2007
  • Nursing workforce: global challenges and solutions
    Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17(12)3261 , 2008
  • Employment and Wages of Japanese Female Workers: Past, Present and Future
    Industrial Relations, 41(4)521 - 547, 2002
  • NPO and Employment in Japan
    Japanese Journal of Research on Household Economics, (61)38 - 49, 2004
  • Synthetic Research on Technology, Enterprise and Competitiveness
    Journal of International Industrial Relations, (23)55 - 56, 2004
  • Human Resource Development through Indutry-Government-Academia Collaboration :The Role of Academia
    Journal of International Industrial Relations, (24)69 - 71, 2005
  • Recent Decline of Engineers' Motivation and the Role of Labor Union to Counter this trend
    Denki Rengo NAVI, (13)43504 , 2007
  • Japanese Engineers' Pay in comparison to that of American Counterparts
    Denki Rengo NAVI, (25)16 - 24, 2009
  • Performance and Job Satisfaction of Engineers
    (83)22 - 28, 2009
  • Estimates of Non-Working Nurses and Characteristics of Their Cohort/age Distribution
    (2343)29 - 37, 2008
  • The Japanese Software Industry: What Went Wrong And What Can We Learn From It?
    Nakata,Yoshifumi, ◎ Cole, Robert
    California Management Review, 57(1)16 - 43, 2014

Books etc

  • Work and Pay in the United States and Japan
    NAKATA Yoshifumi, ◎Clair Brown
    Oxford University Press, 1997, Joint Work, 1-234, Scholarly Book
  • Have Japanese Firms Changed? :The Lost Decade
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, Joint Work, 1-315, Scholarly Book
  • Increasing Labor Flexibility in Japan: The Role of Female Workers in Manufacturing
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    Cambridge University Press, 2009, Joint Work, 191-210, Scholarly Book
  • Creating High Performing Engineers
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    2009, Joint Work, 1-176, Scholarly Book
  • Mechanism of Restructuring and Job Changes
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    2002, Joint Work, 1-294, Scholarly Book
  • "Factor Analysis of Japanese Gender Wage Differentials"
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    1997, Scholarly Book
  • "Labor Market Theories : Review
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    1992, Scholarly Book
  • "Occupation and Wage Determination, " in Toshiaki Tachibanaki eds, Evaluation, Promotion, and Wage Determination
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    1992, Scholarly Book
  • "Canada : Canadian Wage Differentials with Special Atlention to its Occupational Age-Wage Profle
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    Wage Differentials : An International Comparison Macmillan Press, 1998, Scholarly Book
  • Date Analysis for Policy and Management
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    1998, Scholarly Book
  • Trends and Developments in Japanese Employment Relations in the 1980s & 1990s
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    『Employment Relations: Individualisation and union exclusion』,Federation Press,, 1999, Scholarly Book
  • Employment adjustment of Japanese firms: Effects of fluctuated labor cost and sales
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    Japan Economic News Paper (Nikkei), 2001, Scholarly Book
  • Have Japanese Engineers Changed?
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, Joint Work, 88-108, Scholarly Book
  • Why Do Japanese Companies File Patents in China?
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, Joint Work, 191-217, Scholarly Book
  • Japanese Engineers :performance and compensation
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    2009, Joint Work, 21-42, Scholarly Book
  • Management that creates high performing engineers
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    2009, Joint Work, 125-144, Scholarly Book
  • People who create technology of tomorrow
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    2009, Single Work, 1-41, Scholarly Book
  • Reduction of Regular Employment and Increase of Non-Regular Employment
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    2002, Joint Work, 81-102, Scholarly Book
  • Total Labor Costs and the Employment Adjustment Behavior of Large Japanese Firms
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    University of Chicago Press, Labor Market and Firm Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States, 2003, Joint Work, 135-155, Scholarly Book
  • Strategic Motivation Management of R&D Engineers
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    2006, Single Work, 281-294, Scholarly Book
  • Techonology management training in Japan: Governmanet initiatives and their effects
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    Oxford University Press,Recovering from Success, 2006, Joint Work, 271-285, Scholarly Book

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Business Succesion of Kyoto Firms
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    Supporting Network for Business Creation and Succession of Kyoto Firms, 2014, Kyoto
  • Business Succesion of Kyoto Firms
    NAKATA Yoshifumi
    The Forth Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Business Succession, 2013, Kyoto

Research Grants & Projects

  • An Analysis of Emerging Labor Market in Japan
    Scientific Research(B)(General), 1999 -2001
  • Career development of engineers
    2007
  • Business Succession
    2007
  • Characteristics of Japanese firms' employment adjustment: A Comparative Analysis
  • Analysis of Gender Wage differentials
  • A Comparative Analysis of Wage Determination with special attention on where it is negotiated.

Social Contribution

  • Policy Council on SME, 2011-2012
  • The Japan Society for Business Succession, 2009

Mass Media Activities

  • Newspaper, Business Succession : Lessons from Kyoto enterprises on the global issue, Japan Productivity Center News, Oct. 2013