Professor, Faculty of Economics
Area of Specialization: Business administration
Jun Akabane graduated from the Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo, and obtained a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
He assumed his current post in April 2019 after working as a project leader at Mitsubishi Research Institute, an associate professor at the International College of Arts and Sciences, Yokohama City University, and an associate professor at the Faculty of Economics, Chuo University.
Major publications include Higashi-Asia Ekisho Panel Sangyo no Hatten: Kankoku/Taiwan Kigyo no Kyusoku Catch Up to Nihon Kigyo no Taio (The Development of the LCD Panel Industry in East Asia: The Rapid Catch-Up of South Korea and Taiwan and the Measures Taken by Japanese Companies) (Keiso Shobo Publishing) (recipient of the 31st Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize) and Asia Local Kigyo no Innovation Noryoku: Nihon/Thai/Chugoku Local 2-ji Supplier no Hikaku Bunseki (The Innovation Capabilities of Local Asian Corporations: Comparative Analysis of Secondary Suppliers in Japan, Thailand and China) (Doyukan) (recipient of the 2018 Award for Studies on Small Businesses).