Masaru Ichihashi

Last Updated :2024/05/07

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
E-mail
ichihiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Kumamoto University
  • Master of Economics, Kyoto University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Integrated Arts and Sciences : Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences : Integrated Arts and Sciences
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Joint International Master's Programme in Sustainable Development (Hiroshima University - University of Graz)
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Innovation and Practice for Smart Society :
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : International Economic Development Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Innovation and Practice for Smart Society :
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : International Economic Development Program

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Economics;Economic doctrine / Economic thought

Research Keywords

  • Comparative Economic Development
  • Econometric Statistical Analysis
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Input-Output Analysis
  • International Development
  • Industrial Structure
  • Graph Theory
  • Economic Dependency

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Socio-Economic Statistics
  2. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Statistics
  3. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Research Tutorial IIB
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Agile workshop short term training
  5. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Japanese Experience of Social Development- Economy, Infrastructure, and Peace
  6. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Analysis for Economic Development
  7. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Seminar on Development Policy and Science
  8. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Science History for Humanities and Social Sciences(English Class) Students enrolled before AY 2023
  9. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Science History for Humanities and Social Sciences(English Class) Students enrolling in AY 2024 or later
  10. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Economic Statistical Analysis
  11. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study(October 2024 Master's Students)
  12. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study(October 2024 Doctoral Students)
  13. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Practical Seminar on International Cooperation Project

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Prospective Accelerating Sectors to Attain Sustainable Development in Bangladesh Economy: Findings from a Sectoral Approach Using Input-Output Analysis, SUSTAINABILITY, 15(3), 202302
  2. The link between financial leverage and investment decisions in Vietnam's small and medium-sized enterprises, ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING & ECONOMICS, 29(4), 1090-1101, 20220704
  3. Changes in the carbon mitigation responsibility of Japan's capital city, Tokyo-analysis of power supply shocks due to nuclear power plant accidents, URBAN CLIMATE, 44, 202207
  4. Financial Sector Development and the Preference for Informal Remittance Channels: Evidence from Bangladesh, JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, 58(6), 1231-1258, 20220603
  5. Household Preferences for Improved Solid Waste Management (SWM) Services: A Randomized Conjoint Analysis in Kathmandu Metropolitan Ward No. 10, SUSTAINABILITY, 14(4), 202202
  6. The Transition of Earning Rate in Companies and Composition of Capital, Keizai-Ronso(The Economic Review), 144(5-6), 162-179, 19890401
  7. On the Relation of Organic Composition of Capital and TFP-Technical Progress of Marx and Neo Classical-, Kochi University Review, 39, 93-112, 19900401
  8. Analysis of Industrial Structure by Repercussion Paths Matrix, Studies in Social Sciences, 21, 47-66, 19950401
  9. Inquiry into systematization of Contemporary Social Sciences, Studies in Social Sciences, 22, 39-91, 19960401
  10. The Measurement of Energy by Economic Data without Calorific Value (1), Kochi University Review, 53-76, 19930401
  11. The Measurement of Energy by Economic Data without Calorific Value (2), Kochi University Review, 35-58, 19930401
  12. On Energy Efficiency of Listed Companies in Japan, Kochi University Review, 35-86, 19930401
  13. Introduction to LIFISM Economics, Kochi University Review, 35-61, 19940401
  14. Japanese economic structure and formation of the social order., 33-78, 20000401
  15. On Introduction to Economic Information Technology from nothing, 19920401
  16. Measuring of interregional trade relations over the border, 19980401
  17. Measuring of interregional trade relations with Input- Output table of Japan and China, 19990401
  18. Axiom of Choice and General Equilibrium Theory, Studies in Social Sciences, 26, 25-52, 20000401
  19. Statistical Studies or Promoting of Japanese Foreign Affairs officers in Prewar and Mid-War Period., 68-109, 20010401
  20. Some types of Graph for industrial network in Japan with IO data, Studies on Regional Economics, 12, 29-53, 20010401
  21. Measuring of interregional trade relations over the border - an example of Hiroshima and Heilongjiang -, Studies on Regional Economics, 31. - 43, 20000401
  22. New growth type industries of Japanese Economy, Studies on Regional Economics, 35-49, 19980401
  23. Driving Forces behind the World's Fastest Increase in CO2 Emission of Korea in 1990s- Growth, Trade and Industrial Transformation, Journal of Environmental Information Science, 36(5), 69-80, 20080301
  24. Analysis of International Interdependence between China and Japan from the Perspective of Interregional Economic and Environmental Interactions, International Association of Energy Economists (IAEE) 30th Conference, 20070218
  25. Economy-wide impacts of consumer responses to environmental information disclosure in Tokyo and the other parts of Japan, Hiroshima University Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Development Policy Discussion Paper Series, 2-1, 20120101
  26. Current status of the Brazilian ethanol program :Report on Hiroshima University-IDEC's mission to Brazil., Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(1), 111-122, 20111201
  27. Productivity and Unemployment Convergence in the Eurozone and ASEAN: A Comparative Study Based on Demographic and Maastricht Criteria Roles, nternational Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance (IJTEF), 3, 450-457, 20120601
  28. How do Export Structure and Competitiveness Evolve Since Trade Liberalization? An Overview and Assessment of Indonesian Manufacturing Export Performance, International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance (IJTEF), 3, 272-280, 20120301
  29. Assessing Determinants of Macroeconomic Policy on Real Convergence and Growth: A Comparative Study of the Eurozone and ASEAN,, Asian Economic and Financial Review, 2, 301-324, 20120101
  30. How Do Foreign and Domestic Demand Affect Exports Performance? An Econometric Investigation of Indonesia's Exports,, Modern Economy, 3, 32-42, 20120101
  31. The impact of trade openness on the incomes of four South East Asian countries before and after the Asian financial crisis, Economics Bulletin, 31, 2891-2902, 20111001
  32. Exports and Economic Growth in Indonesia: A Causality Approach based on Multi-Variate Error Correction Model, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 17, 53-73, 20110301
  33. Foreign direct investment, real exchange rate misalignment, and export performance of Lao PDR, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 17, 31-51, 20110301
  34. Governance Structures and Management Efficiency in Japanese Companies, The Japanese Economy,, 37, 58-82, 20100801
  35. A comparative analysis of Japanese firm productivity: Solow residual and Malmquist productivity index, Chinese Business Review, 8, 26-36, 20090601
  36. Basic relations between Social Accounts and Warlas' Law with some economic identities,, Social Sciences, 25, 81-107, 19991201
  37. A Means of Graphical Analysis for Input-Output Table, Kochi Economic Review, 54, 193-226, 19951101
  38. How does the budget deficit affect inflation in Sri Lanka, IDEC Discussion paper2014, 3, 1-38, 20121001
  39. ★, THE ROLE OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN INDONESIA'S MANUFACTURING EXPORTS, BULLETIN OF INDONESIAN ECONOMIC STUDIES, 49(3), 329-354, 20131201
  40. ★, Notes on Comparative Economic Development, IDEC DP2 (Development Policy Discussion Paper) Series, No. 6-3, 1-70, 2016
  41. Potential demand for voluntary community-based health insurance improvement in rural Lao People's Democratic Republic: A randomized conjoint experiment, PLOS ONE, 14(1), 20190108
  42. Measurement of reciprocity in a village through social networks, ECONOMIC SYSTEMS RESEARCH, 31(1), 1-20, 20190102
  43. Effectiveness of Irrigation Access on Sticky Rice Productivity: Evidence from Lao PDR, SUSTAINABILITY, 11(20), 20191002

Publications such as books

  1. 1995, A Means of Graphical Analysis for Input-Output Table, Kochi Economic Review, Vol.54 , 1995, Joint work

Awards

  1. 2008/12, Best Paper Award in Global Academy of Business & Economic Research (GABER) International Conference, Global Academy of Business & Economic Research (GABER) International Conference

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, Development of Policy Analysis Tool for Developing Cities Confronted by Urban Water Issues : Water Accounting Tables and the Applications to Chinese City, 2007, 2009
  2. KAKENHI, Study on Environmental Effects of Regional Economic Growth and Logistics in China, 2006, 2008
  3. KAKENHI, Social psychological research on the process of expansion and shrinking of self-others boundary, 2001, 2003
  4. KAKENHI, 2014, 2016
  5. KAKENHI, Establishment of the International Development Model toward Creating Mutual and Multi-lateral Co-benefits through Solar PhotovoltaicTechnology, 2010, 2012
  6. KAKENHI, Study of International Transfer of Environmental Management by Multinational Firms in Japan, US and EU, 2009, 2011
  7. KAKENHI, Empirical research on the structural changes and international dependencies in World Economy, 2007, 2010
  8. KAKENHI, Behavioral science on multilayered processes of social pain, 2007, 2010
  9. KAKENHI, 2006, 2008
  10. KAKENHI, Behavioral science examination on multilayered relationship among self, others, group, and society, 2004, 2007
  11. KAKENHI, Quantitative Analysis for Japanese Long-run Recession and International Dependency with Asia Economy, 2002, 2004
  12. KAKENHI, The basic study of the Japanese Foreign office between WW1 to WW2, 1999, 2000
  13. KAKENHI, 2016, 2018
  14. 2015
  15. 2016