Masatoshi Kato (加藤雅俊)
Professor, School of Economics / Director, Research Center for Entrepreneurship (RECENT), Kwansei Gakuin University


What's New?
  • Our JSPS Kakenhi application "Empirical studies on high-tech start-ups: The roles of venture capital and support policy" has been approved. 申請していた科研費課題(基盤研究B)「ハイテクスタートアップ企業の実証研究:ベンチャーキャピタルと創業支援政策の役割」が採択されました(2021年4月1日)
  • Our paper (with J. Block, C. Fisch, K. Ikeuchi) entitled ``Trademarks as an Indicator of Regional Innovation: Evidence from Japanese Prefectures'' has been accepted for publication in Regional Studies (January 25, 2021). 共同論文(J. Block, C. Fisch, K. Ikeuchiと共著)「地域のイノベーション指標としての商標ー日本の都道府県からのエビデンスー」がRegional Studies誌への掲載について採択されました(2021年1月25日).
  • Our paper (with K. Onishi and Y. Honjo) entitled ``Does Patenting Always Help New-firm Survival? Understanding Heterogeneity among Exit Routes'' has been accepted for publication in Small Business Economics (October 6, 2020). 共同論文 (大西宏一郎氏および本庄裕司氏と共著) 「特許化は常に新規企業の生存を助けるか―退出経路間の異質性の理解―」がSmall Business Economics誌への掲載について採択されました (2020年10月6日).
  • Research Center for Entrepreneurship, Kwansei Gakuin University (where I am a director) has started joint research on "Economic Analysis of the Financing and Growth of Japanese Start-ups" with for Startups, Inc (March 26, 2020). 私がセンター長を務める関西学院大学アントレプレナーシップ研究センターはフォースタートアップス株式会社との間で「日本のスタートアップ企業の資金調達と成長に関する経済分析」に関する共同研究を開始しました.詳しくは同社によるプレスリリースをご参照ください(2020年3月26日).
Fields of specialization  専門分野

Empirical studies on Industrial Organization 産業組織, Entrepreneurship アントレプレナーシップ, Innovation イノベーション.

Current research themes (最近の研究テーマ):

- Research on industrial organization (産業組織の研究)
  • e.g., M&A (merger & acquisition), entry and exit (参入と退出), firms' relocation (移転).
- Research on entrepreneurship (アントレプレナーシップの研究)
  • e.g., founders' human capital (創業者の人的資本), CEO succession (経営者交代), start-up financing (スタートアップの資金調達), firm survival and exit (企業の生存と退出).
- Research on innovation (イノベーションの研究)
  • e.g., technology partnership/knowledge acquisition (技術提携/知識吸収), intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks) (知的財産権).

Selected publications  主要な業績

- Trademarks as an Indicator of Regional Innovation: Evidence from Japanese Prefectures, Regional Studies, forthcoming. (with J. Block, C. Fisch, K. Ikeuchi)
- Does Patenting Always Help New-firm Survival? Understanding Heterogeneity among Exit Routes, Small Business Economics, forthcoming. (with K. Onishi and Y. Honjo)
- Growth Paths and Routes to Exit: ‘Shadow of Death’ Effects for New Firms in Japan, Small Business Economics, forthcoming. (with Alex Coad)
- Numerical Labor Flexibility and Innovation Outcomes of Start-up Firms: A Panel Data Analysis, Technovation, Vol. 69, 15-27, January 2018. (with Haibo Zhou)
- Does New Entry Drive Out Incumbents? The Varying Roles of Establishment Size Across Sectors, Small Business Economics, Vol 46, 57-78, January 2016. (with Keiko Ito)
- R&D Investment of Start-up Firms: Does Founders' Human Capital Matter? Small Business Economics, 42, 207-220, February 2014. (with Hiroyuki Okamuro and Yuji Honjo)
- Development of University Life-Science Programs and University-Industry Joint Research in Japan, Research Policy, 41, 939-952, June 2012. (with Hiroyuki Odagiri)
- Determinants of R&D Cooperation in Japanese Start-ups, Research Policy, 40, 728-738, June 2011. (with Hiroyuki Okamuro and Yuji Honjo)
- The Persistence of Market Leadership: Evidence from Japan, Industrial and Corporate Change, 18, 1107-1133, December 2009. (with Yuji Honjo)

See the page of "Research" and also Google scholar citation and Repec for a list of publications and working papers.

その他の出版物については,Researchのページをご覧ください.

Editorship
雑誌の編集委員
Academic membership
所属学会
  • 日本経済学会 Japanese Economic Association
  • 日本中小企業学会 Japan Academy of Small Business Studies
  • 企業家研究フォーラム Forum for Entrepreneurial Studies
  • International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society
  • International Council for Small Business
Contact address
連絡先
1-155 Uegahara Ichiban-cho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo 662-8501, Japan
School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University
〒662-8501兵庫県西宮市上ヶ原一番町1-155関西学院大学経済学部

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