Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Socio-informatics, social research methods, political sociology
Japan’s 46th general election -the election for the House of Representatives- was held a few days ago, on December 16, 2012. While various studies must be conducted before a detailed analysis can be made, I will try to offer one perspective on the election, based on factors of particular interest from the election results.
Professor of Macroeconomics; Specialty in Macroeconomic Dynamics,
Faculty of Economics, Chuo University
In the Lower House general election which was held on December 16th, 2012, the LDP (Liberal Democratic Party) led by President Abe increased its number of seats by 2.5 times when compared to before the election, thus capturing more than half the seats in the Lower House. The LDP plans to form a coalition government with the New Komeito Party, which would give the two parties more than two-thirds of the seats in the Lower House.
Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Contract theory for non-life insurance contracts
(with an emphasis on marine insurance contracts), crisis management theory
There Are Many Different Synonyms for the Term “Risk”
The words “risk” and “crisis” are familiar to everyone and have become a part of our everyday vocabulary. Meanwhile, the need for “risk management” and “crisis management” is being called for in both the public and private sectors.
TBS Television Sports Department Business Promotion Section assistant director
There has always been a tough competition rate for employment at television stations. The highest hurdle being female announcer positions, with a said acceptance ratio of one in 2000 to 3000 applicants.
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Area of Specialization: Cognitive Linguistics
Analysis of “naming” from a linguistic point of view
My area of specialization is cognitive linguistics, namely cognitive semantics, and I am engaged in research concerned with the meanings and usage of languages such as Japanese and English.