SATOSHI WATANABE

Last Updated :2019/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Research Institute for Higher Education, ., Professor
E-mail
sw259hiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1998, Manhattan College, New York, USA, Department of Economics and Finance, Lecturer
  • 1998, 1999, The City Government of New York, NY, USA, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Statistical Analyst
  • 1999, 2002, American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC, Senior Research Scientist
  • 2000/11/01, 2001/12/31, The World Bank (Washington, DC), Consultant
  • 2002, 2008, University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Business Sciences, Associate Professor
  • 2008, Hiroshima University, Research Institute for Higher Education, Associate Professor
  • 2010, Hiroshima University, Research Institute for Higher Education, Professor
  • 2011, 2012, University of California, Berkeley, Visiting Scholar
  • 2015/04/01, Graduate School of Education, Head, Masters Program in Higher Education Research
  • 2016/04/01, Hiroshima University, Vice President for University Management and Planning
  • 2018/04/01, Hiroshima University, School of Informatics and Data Science, Professor
  • 2018/04/01, Hiroshima University, Vice President for University Strategy
  • 2019/04/01, Hiroshima University, Senior Vice President, Office of University Strategy
  • 2019/09, Arizona State University, Center for Organization Research & Design (CORD), Global Research Fellow

Educational Backgrounds

  • Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering, M.S. Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, USA, 2002
  • Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Ph.D. Program in Economics and Education, U.S.A., 2000
  • Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, M.A. Program in Mathematical Statistics, U.S.A., 1999
  • Columbia University, Teachers College, M.Ed. Program in Comparative and International Education, 1997

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. (Economics & Education), Columbia University in the City of New York
  • M.Phil., Columbia University in the City of New York
  • M.A. (Statistics), Columbia University in the City of New York
  • M.Ed. (Comparative & International Education), Columbia University in the City of New York
  • M.A., Columbia University in the City of New York

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Education;Sociology of education

Research Keywords

  • Economics of Education, Higher Education Policy, Applied Statistics & Econometrics

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Linear Regression Model
  2. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Research into Higher Education
  3. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Study in Higher Education
  4. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, Project Research
  5. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research into Higher Education
  6. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Study in Higher Education
  7. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Research on Higher Education (Research and Development)
  8. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Guided Study in Higher Education (Research and Development)
  9. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester,
  10. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Statistics
  11. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Higher Education in Japan
  12. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Research on Higher Education (Research and Development)
  13. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Guided Study in Higher Education (Research and Development)

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. State Initiatives on Globalizing Higher Education in Japan (with M. Murasawa & M. Sato), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education (Ed. George Noblit), 1-22, 2018
  2. Changing Missions among Public Universities in California and New York: Application of a Concentration Equality Index (with Y. Abe) (Open access: https://cshe.berkeley.edu/publications/changing-missions-among-public-universities-california-and-new-york-application), Research & Occasional Paper Series, CSHE, University of California, Berkeley, 14(17), 1-11, 2017
  3. Quantifying Faculty Productivity in Japan: Development and Application of the Achievement-Motivated Key Performance Indicator (with M. Aida) (Open access: http://www.cshe.berkeley.edu/publications/quantifying-faculty-productivity-japan-development-and-application-achievement), Research & Occasional Paper Series, CSHE, University of California, Berkeley, 8(16), 1-9, 2016
  4. "Prince Charming Syndrome?" Gender Gap in Preferences for Defined Contribution Pensions in Japan, Journal of Women & Aging, 29(4), 356-371, 2016
  5. Implications of University Resource Allocation under Limited Internal Adjustability (with Y. Abe), Theoretical Economics Letters, 5(5), 637-646, 2015
  6. Self-image and Missions of Universities: An Empirical Analysis of Japanese University Executives (with M. Murasawa & T. Hata), Humanities, 3(2), 210-231, 2014
  7. Discordant Implementation of Multilateral Higher Education Policies: Evidence from the case of the Bologna Process (Open access: http://www.cshe.berkeley.edu/publications/discordant-implementation-multilateral-higher-education-policies-evidence-case-bologna), Research & Occasional Paper Series, CSHE, University of California, Berkeley, 18(13), 1-9, 2013
  8. Internal Staff Allocation and the Changing Workload of Japanese Professoriate: A Multilevel Statistical Analysis with Simulations (Open access: http://www.cshe.berkeley.edu/internal-staff-allocation-and-changing-workload-japanese-professoriate-multilevel-statistical), Research & Occasional Paper Series, CSHE, University of California, Berkeley, 1(13), 1-10, 201301
  9. Where Do They Belong in the Job Markets?" Emerging Career Issues of Public Policy Program Graduates in Japan", Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 14(5), 410-430, 2012
  10. Academic Crossover and Functional Differentiation of Universities (with Y. Abe), Theoretical Economics Letters, 2(3), 337-340, 20120801
  11. A New Approach to Analyzing University Prestige and Internal Resource Allocation: Geometric Interpretations and Implications (Open access: http://www.cshe.berkeley.edu/new-approach-analyzing-university-prestige-and-internal-resource-allocation-geometric), RESEARCH & OCCASIONAL PAPER SERIES, CSHE, University of California, Berkeley, 7(12), 1-10, 20120601
  12. Some thoughts on implementing US physics doctoral education in Japanese universities (with Y. Abe), Asia Pacific Education Review, 13(3), 403-415, 201209
  13. Impacts of university education reform on faculty perceptions of workload, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 31(4), 407-420, 2011
  14. Retirement Systems of Higher Educational Institutions in Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom, Daigaku Ronshu (Research in Higher Education), 42, 311-324, 20110301
  15. Toward Building a Sustainable Retirement System for Private Colleges and Universities in Japan, Higher Education Policy, 23(3), 317-334, 201009
  16. Determinants of Employer-sponsored Training Participation for Young Workers during Economic Downturns: Evidence from the Past, Journal of Industrial Relations, 52(4), 491-505, 201009
  17. Determinants of Defined Contribution Pension Choice for Japanese Workers, Social Science Research Network Working Paper Series, 20100501
  18. Impact of Increasing Higher Education Institutions on Labor Quality in Japan, Daigaku Ronshu (Research in Higher Education), 41, 413-422, 20100301
  19. Corporate-sponsored Pensions and Employee Choice of Annuities in Japan (with W. Taniguchi), Proceedings, 15th World Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association, 1-9, 20090601
  20. Where Do They Belong in the Job Markets? - A Comparative Analysis of Public Policy Program Graduate in the United States and Japan, Proceedings, 6th International Comparative Policy Analysis Forum, 5.1-5.18, 20090601
  21. Prince Charming Syndrome? Gender Gap in Preferences for Defined Contribution Pensions in Japan, Proceedings, 15th World Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association, 1-8, 20090601
  22. Effects of Disciplinary Actions on Incident Recurrence in Missouri Public Schools, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, 58, 301-308, 20090301
  23. Duration Analysis of High School Dropout Risks in the United States: An application of survival analysis to US high school student data, Tsukuba Journal of Educational Studies, 4, 17-45, 20060301
  24. What Do Japanese Workers Want to Know About Intercultural Communication? - An Analysis of Nikkei vs. Gaishi-kei Kigyo Employees (with N. Watanabe), Transcultural Management Review, 3, 95-104, 20060301
  25. Roles of Private Sector in Developing Modern Japanese Education, Comparative Eductaion Bulletin, 8, 50-63, 20051201
  26. Effectiveness of 2-Year Colleges and the Performance of Their Graduates in the Japanese Labor Market, Higher Education Policy, 16(4), 433-450, 20031201
  27. Hispanic Serving Institutions: Statistical Trends from 1990 to 1999, Education Statistics Quarterly, 4(4), 68-75, 20020901

Publications such as books

  1. 2017/08, Envisioning the Asian New Flagship University: Its Past and Vital Future (edited by J.A. Douglass and J.N. Hawkins), Chapter 7. The New Flagship Model and Two Universities in Japan (with M. Sato), Berkeley Public Policy Press, University of California, Berkeley, August 2017, 英語/English, 240, 141-158
  2. 2015, Policy Analysis in Japan, Job Market for Public Policy Program Graduates in Japan, The Policy Press, 2015, 01, English, Satoshi P. Watanabe, 184742984X, 312, 271-287, Chapter 17
  3. 2013/03, Survey Research toward Establishment of a Sustainable Retirement System for Japanese Colleges and Universities, 2013, 03, Satoshi P. Watanabe, 53
  4. 2002, Hispanic Serving Institutions: Statistical Trends from 1990 to 1999, By tracking a single set of 335 institutions from 1990–91 to 1999–2000, this report presents a tabular illustration of the role of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) in America’s postsecondary education system. Included are summary tables with data on enrollments, degrees conferred, and staff for the 335 HSIs, as well as institution-level tables with data for each individual institution. The tables provide a context for the development of HSIs by comparing their experiences with those of all institutions in the United States., U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002, English, Christina Stearns, Satoshi Watanabe, 100
  5. 2002, The Digest of Education Statistics 2001, 2002, 565
  6. 2002, The Condition of Education 2002, NCES, U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002, English, 340, 104-113
  7. 2001, The Condition of Education 2001, U.S. Government Printing Office, 2001, 06, 309
  8. 2000, The Condition of Education 2000, U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000, 06, English, 340

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Nationalism and Universities in Asia: China and Japan, Marijk van der Wende; Suk-Ying Wong; Satoshi P. Watanabe, New Nationalism and Universities: Global Perspectives on Politics and Policy and the Future of Higher Education, 2017/11/17, Without Invitation, Center for Studies in Higher Education, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
  2. Gauging Mission Creep Among Public University Campuses: CSU and CUNY, Satoshi P. Watanabe, New Nationalism and Universities: Global Perspectives on Politics and Policy and the Future of Higher Education, 2017/11/16, Without Invitation, Center for Studies in Higher Education, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
  3. The New Flagship University Model: Changing the Paradigm from Global Ranking to National Relevancy, John A. Douglass; Satoshi P. Watanabe, 2016/10/11, With Invitation, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  4. Globalization and Graduate Education: A Comparative International Discussion on Challenges and Reforms in Top Tier Universities - The Case of Japan and Asia, Satoshi P. Watanabe, gradSERU in Europe and Beyond: Development and Planning Meeting, 2016/10, Without Invitation, Utrecht University, Netherlands
  5. University Governance in Shrinking Higher Education Systems, J. Oba, M. Murasawa, S.P. Watanabe, T. Nomura, J. Oba, M. Murasawa, S.P. Watanabe, T. Nomura, 13th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform (HER2016), 2016/09, Without Invitation, Dublin City University, Ireland, Dublin City University & Trinity College Dublin
  6. Mission Creep among Public University Campuses?: An Analysis of Resource Allocation with an Application of the Allocation Parity Index, Yasumi Abe; Satoshi P. Watanabe, HKU-USC-IPPA Conference on Public Policy, 2016/06/10, Without Invitation, Hong Kong University (HKU); University of Southern California (USC); International Public Policy Association (IPPA), Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, China
  7. A SERU-International Undergraduate Comparative Discussion: Is Student Engagement a Universal Concept?, Satoshi P. Watanabe, Undergraduate Education in the Public University Symposium, 2016/03/10, With Invitation, Organized by the Center for Studies in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley, and the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium; Co-Sponsored by UC Berkeley Office of the Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley
  8. Global Excellence Initiatives in China, Japan and Russia: Rethinking the Role of the State in Global Competition in Higher Education, Gerard A. Postiglione; Satoshi P. Watanabe; Igor Chirikov, 60th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), 2016/03, Without Invitation, The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  9. Towards Achieving a Convergent Quality Assurance System through Multilateral Higher Education Policies, Satoshi P. Watanabe; Masataka Murasawa; Jun Oba, Satoshi P. Watanabe; Masataka Murasawa; Jun Oba, 12th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform, 2015, Without Invitation, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, China
  10. Self-image and Missions of Universities: An Empirical Analysis of Japanese University Executives, Masataka Murasawa; Satoshi P. Watanabe, Takashi Hata, 88th Annual Meeting of the Japan Sociological Society, 2015, Without Invitation, The Japan Sociological Society, Waseda University, Tokyo
  11. University Funding Schemes and Functional Differentiation, Yasumi Abe; Satoshi P. Watanabe, Yasumi Abe, 2012 Fall Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), 2012, Without Invitation, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), Baltimore, MD, USA
  12. Impacts of University Education Reform on Faculty Perceptions of Workload in Japan, Satoshi P. Watanabe, 7th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform, 2010, Without Invitation, St. Johns College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  13. Faculty Choice of Defined Contribution Pensions in Japan, Satoshi P. Watanabe, 7th Asian Regional Congress of the International Labor and Employment Relations Association (ILERA), 2010, Without Invitation
  14. Gender Gap in Preferences for Defined Contribution Pensions in Japan, Satoshi P. Watanabe, 15th World Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA), 2009, Without Invitation, International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA), Sydney, Australia
  15. Disciplinary Actions and Incident Recurrence: An Analysis of the Missouri Public Schools Data, Satoshi P. Watanabe, Kazuhiko Shimizu, 31st Annual Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), 2009, Without Invitation, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), Washington, DC, USA
  16. Where Do They Belong in the Job Market? - A Comparative Analysis of Public Policy Program Graduates in the US and Japan, Satoshi P. Watanabe, 6th International Comparative Policy Analysis (ICPA) Workshop, 2009, Without Invitation, International Comparative Policy Analysis (ICPA) Forum, Shih Hsin University, Taipei, Taiwan
  17. Corporate-sponsored Pensions and Employee Choice of Annuities in Japan, Wakako Taniguchi; Satoshi P. Watanabe, Wakako Taniguchi, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) International Conference, 2009, Without Invitation, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  18. Prince Charming Syndrome? - Gender Gap in Preferences for Defined Contribution Pensions in Japan, Satoshi P. Watanabe, 14th Annual Meeting of the Society of Labor Economists (SOLE), 2009, Without Invitation, Society of Labor Economists (University of Chicago), Cambridge, MA, USA
  19. Do At-risk, Minority, and Bilingual Kindergartners Have Access to the Equal Education Resources?, William Fowler, Jr.; Satoshi P. Watanabe, William Fowler, Jr., National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Forum and Summer Data Conference, 2001, Without Invitation, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC, USA
  20. Findings from the Condition of Education 2001, John Wirt; Patrick Rooney; Stephen Provasnik; Satoshi P. Watanabe, John Wirt; Patrick Rooney; Stephen Provasnik, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Forum and Summer Data Conference, 2001, Without Invitation, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC, USA
  21. Inequality in Public Kindergarten Staff Compensation, William Fowler, Jr; Satoshi P. Watanabe, William Fowler, Jr., American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, 2001, Without Invitation, American Education Research Association (AERA), Seattle, WA, USA
  22. Resource Analysis: Where Does Disparity in Public School Expenditures Occur and To What Degree?, William Fowler, Jr.; Satoshi P. Watanabe, William Fowler, Jr., American Education Research Association (AERA), 2001, Without Invitation, American Education Research Association (AERA), Seattle, WA, US

Social Activities

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2018, California Journal of Politics and Policy, Referee, 1
  2. 2016, "Understanding Student Experiences of Higher Education" book series (http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/manja_klemencic/files/2016_understanding_student_experiences_of_higher_education_flyer_apr_16.pdf?m=1462740086), Advisory Board Member, 1
  3. 2016, European Journal of Higher Education, Referee, 1
  4. 2916, Humanities, Collection Editor, 2
  5. 2015, "Understanding Student Experience of Higher Education" book series (http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/manja_klemencic/files/2016_understanding_student_experiences_of_higher_education_flyer_apr_16.pdf?m=1462740086), Advisory Board Member
  6. 2015, Humanities, Collection Editor, 2
  7. 2015, Higher Education Forum, Editor, 3
  8. 2014, Humanities, Collection Editor, 1
  9. 2014, Higher Education Forum, Collection Editor, 1
  10. 2012, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Referee, 1
  11. 2011, KEDI Journal of Educational Policy, Referee, 1