Akihiro Nakamura was born in Aichi Prefecture in 1970.
He graduated from the Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University in 1994.
He completed his master's degree at the Department of Statistics in Yale University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in 2000.
He completed his doctoral course at the Graduate School of Business and Commerce (Doctor of Commercial Science) of Keio University in 2002.
After working at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Tezukayama University, and Yokohama City University, he became a professor at the Faculty of Economics, Chuo University in April 2020.
His current fields of research include policies related to regulation and competition in the ICT and transportation fields, examining the market dominance of free-to-use services such as social media, and systematic design of new services such as ride-sharing services and autonomous driving.
His main published works include Tsushinjigyosha Sentaku no Keizai Bunseki (Economic Assessment of Telecommunications Carrier Selection) (Keiso Shobo, 2016).