Research


Published and forthcoming articles [Visit ResearchGate, Google scholar citation and Repec pages.]
掲載済あるいは掲載予定の論文.なお,日本語による書物はこちら


Working Papers
改訂中の論文


Works in Progress
進行中・構想中の研究

  • Joern Block, Christian Fisch, Kenta Ikeuchi, Masatoshi Kato, ``Trademarks as an Indicator of Regional Economic Development: Evidence from Japanese Regions,'' in preparatoin.
  • Joern Block, Christian Fisch, Kenta Ikeuchi, Masatoshi Kato and Hiroyuki Okamuro, ``The Effect of Patents and Trademark on Employment Growth in Young Start-ups,'' in preparation.
  • Alex Coad and Masatoshi Kato, ``Growth Paths and Exit Routes,'' in preparation.
  • Masatoshi Kato and Haibo Zhou, ``Family Employees and Innovation Behavior of Start-up Firms: A Family Embeddedness Perspective,'' in preparation.
  • Luca Grilli, Masatoshi Kato, Hiroyuki Okamuro, ``The Impact of Founders' Human Capital on the Growth of Entrepreneurial Firms: The Importance of Growth Motivation,'' in preparation.
  • Yuji Honjo and Masatoshi Kato, ``R&D and Growth of Start-up Firms: Does Entrepreneurial Human Capital Play a Key Role in Innovation?'' in preparation.
  • Masatoshi Kato, ``Product Strategies and Survival in a Shakeout Industry: The Early Motorcycle Industry in Japan'' in preparation.


Other writings
その他の業績
  • Kato, M. (2017). Is Domestic Competition Beneficial for International Competitiveness? An Empirical Analysis of Japanese Manufacturing Industries. In Honjo, Y. (eds.) Competition, Innovation, and Growth in Japan (pp. 57-76). Springer Singapore.

Recent presentations at international conferences and workshops (excluding presentations by co-authors and ones in Japanese)
最近の国際学会・ワークショップにおける研究報告一覧(本人による口頭発表分のみ.日本語による発表は除く.)


Upcoming presentations (これからの発表予定)

Past presentations (過去の発表)

- ``Trademarks as an indicator of regional economic development: Evidence from Japanese regions,'' (with J. Block, C. Fisch, K. Ikeuchi), at 1st BETA-Workshop "Beyond patents…: towards new data for innovation research in economics," , Strasbourg, France, Oct 19, 2018.

- ``The effects of trademarks and patents on employment growth in early-stage start-ups, (with J. Block, C. Fisch, K. Ikeuchi and H. Okamuro), at 1st BETA-Workshop "Beyond patents…: towards new data for innovation research in economics," Strasbourg, France, Oct 19, 2018.

- ``Family Employees and Innovation Behavior of Start-ups: a Family Embeddedness Perspective of Entrepreneurship,'' at BABSON COLLEGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH CONFERENCE (BCERC), The University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business, Oklahoma, USA, June 9, 2017.
 
- ``Do Innovators Outperform Non-Innovators? The Role of Pre- and Post-Entry Patents in New Firm Survival,'' at Tokyo Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Surugadai Memorial Hall, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, March 17, 2017.

- ``Internal R&D and External Knowledge Acquisition of Start-up Firms: Exploring the Role of Entrepreneurial Human Capital,'' at Asia Pacific Innovation Conference, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, November 18, 2016.

- ``In-house and Contractual R&D during the Start-up Period: the Role of Entrepreneurial Human Capital,'' at International Joseph A Schumpeter Society Conference, Hotel Bonaventure, Montreal, Canada, July 7, 2016.

- ``Flexible Labor and Innovation Performance of R&D Oriented Start-ups In Japan,'' at Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business XXIX Conference, Zagreb, Croatia, November 19, 2015. 

- ``Product Strategies and Survival in a Shakeout Industry: The Early Motorcycle Industry in Japan,'' at a CRIOS seminar of Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, February 25, 2014.

- ``Survival and Distinct Exit Routes of New Firms: How Does the Role of Entrepreneurial Human Capital Differ between Industries?'' at a seminar of University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands, February 20, 2014.

- ``Survival and Distinct Exit Routes of New Firms: How Does the Role of Entrepreneurial Human Capital Differ between Industries?'' at the MEAS seminar of University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, January 22, 2014.

- ``Survival and Distinct Exit Routes of New Firms,'' at the 11th International Industrial Organization Annual Conference, Boston, US, May 17-19, 2013.

- ``Does Founders' Human Capital Matter for Innovation? Evidence from Japanese Start-ups?'' at International Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ISEI) 2012, Venice, Italy, May 23-25, 2012.

- ``What Explains Innovative Outcomes at the Start-up Stage?'' at the 10th Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research (IECER), Regensburg, Germany, February 15-17, 2012.


- ``R&D Financing of Start-up Firms: How Much Does Founders' Human Capital Matter?'' at VICO Final Conference ``Entrepreneurial Finance: The Real Impact,'' Politecnico di Milano, Milano & Stresa, Italy, June 29 - July 1, 2011.
 
- ``What Explains Innovative Outcomes at Start-up Stage?'' at Academy of Japanese Business studies (AJBS) Annual Conference, Nagoya, Japan, June 24-26, 2011.

- ``What Explains Innovative Outcomes at Start-up Stage?'' at Second Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference, National Center of Science Building, Tokyo, Japan, March 28-29, 2011 (canceled due to the earthquake).

- ``Heterogeneous Exits: Evidence from New Firms,'' at the 9th Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research (IECER), University of Munich, Munich, Germany, February 16-18, 2011.

- ``Heterogeneous Exits: Evidence from New Firms,'' at ERIM Research Seminar of Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, November 24, 2010.

- ``Heterogeneous Exits: Evidence from New Firms,'' at Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business (RENT) Conference, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands, November 18-19, 2010.

- ``Firm Survival and the Evolution of Market Structure: The Case of the Japanese Motorcycle Industry,'' at Workshop on Understanding the emergence of new industries. Between path-dependence and path-plasticity, at BRICKS, University of Torino, Torino, Italy, October 7-8, 2010.

- ``Heterogeneous Exits: Evidence from New Firms,'' at the 10th Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data (CAED) Conference, London, UK, September 24-26, 2010.

- ``The Survival of New Firms in Japanese Service Industries,'' at Dynamics of Institutions and Markets in Europe (DIME) Workshop: Industrial Dynamics and Economic Geography, Utrecht, the Netherlands, September 5-7, 2010.

- ``Heterogeneous Exits: Evidence from New Firms,'' at the 37th European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE) Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2-4, 2010.

- ``Development of University Programs and University-Industry Joint Research: An Empirical Study on Life Sciences and Biotechnology in Japan,'' at the 13th Conference of the International Schumpeter Society, Aalborg, Denmark, June 21-24, 2010.

- ``Determinants of R&D Cooperation in Japanese High-tech Start-ups,'' at the 8th Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research (IECER), Regensburg, Germany, March 10-12, 2010.

- ``Firm Survival and the Evolution of Market Structure: The Case of the Japanese Motorcycle Industry,'' at the Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, February 17-19, 2010.

- ``Determinants of R&D Cooperation in Japanese High-tech Start-ups,'' at Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business (RENT) Conference, Budapest, Hungary, November 19-20, 2009.

- ``Firm Survival and the Evolution of Market Structure: The Case of the Japanese Motorcycle Industry,'' at the 9th Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data (CAED) Conference, Tokyo, Japan, October 1-4, 2009.

- ``Firm Survival and the Evolution of Market Structure: The Case of the Japanese Motorcycle Industry,'' at the 2nd Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AIE) Conference, Beijing, China, July 16-18, 2009.

- ``Firm Survival and the Evolution of Market Structure: The Case of the Japanese Motorcycle Industry,'' at the Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics (DRUID) Summer Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 17-19, 2009.

- ``Firm Survival and the Evolution of Market Structure: The Case of the Japanese Motorcycle Industry,'' at the DIJ Workshop of German Institute of Japanese Studies (DIJ), Tokyo, Japan, February 3, 2009.

- ``Firm Survival and the Evolution of Market Structure: The Case of the Japanese Motorcycle Industry,'' at the Applied Econometrics Association Conference:``Patent and Innovation'', Tokyo, Japan, December 19-20, 2008.

- ``Firm Survival and the Evolution of Market Structure: The Case of the Japanese Motorcycle Industry,'' at the Academy of Japanese Business Studies Annual Conference, Milano, Italy, June 29-30, 2008.

- ``The Persistence of Market Leadership: Evidence from Japan,'' at the Academy of Japanese Business Studies Annual Conference, Indianapolis, USA, June 24-25, 2007.

- ``The Persistence of Market Leadership: Evidence from Japan,'' at the Hawaii International Conference on Business, Hawaii, USA, May 24-27, 2007.


Journal Editorship
ジャーナル編集
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Small Business Management (September 2016 - present)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Small Business Economics (September 2017 - present)
  • Editorial Board Member, Management Review Quarterly (April 2018 - present)


Ad-hoc Reviewer
査読雑誌レフェリー

  • Applied Economics
  • Industrial and Corporate Change
  • Industry and Innovation
  • Journal of Small Business Management
  • Journal of Evolutionary Economics
  • Regional Studies
  • Research Policy
  • Small Business Economics
  • Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Soshiki Kagaku (組織科学)


External research fund
外部資金獲得
  • 科学研究費補助金
(代表者)
2018年4月1日 - 2022年3月31日 「創業チームの組織デザインとイノベーション」(基盤研究(C),研究課題番号:18K01639)
2014年4月1日 - 2017年3月31日 「マーケットリーダーの市場支配力とイノベーションに関する実証研究」(若手研究(B),研究課題番号:26780161)
2009年4月1日 - 2011年3月31日 「公共調達における入札談合の実証研究」"Empirical Studies on bid rigging in public procurement auctions" (若手研究(B),研究課題番号:21730186)

(分担者・連携研究者)
2015年4月1日 - 2018年3月31日 「技術革新とネットワーク外部性を考慮した両面寡占市場に関する理論的・実証的研究」(基盤研究(B),研究課題番号:15H03355)(代表者:土井教之)
2014年4月1日 - 2017年3月31日 「ハイテクスタートアップ企業の成長への課題:技術・ガバナンスの視点からの調査分析」(基盤研究(B),研究課題番号:26285060)(代表者:本庄裕司)
2011年4月1日 - 2014年3月31日 「企業のイノベーション活動と市場競争の相互作用に関する理論的・実証的研究」(基盤研究(B),研究課題番号:23330099)(代表者:土井教之)
2009年4月1日 - 2012年3月31日 「研究開発型企業のライフサイクルとイノベーションに関する定量的・定性的研究」"Quantitative and Qualitative Study on the Life Cycle and Innovation of Research-intensive Firms" (基盤研究(A),研究課題番号:20243018)(代表者:岡室博之)