Recent Scholarly Publications

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Drivers of Innovation

Entrepreneurship, Education, and Finance in Asia

Do University Entrepreneurship Programs Promote Entrepreneurship?

November 2020

Yong Suk Lee and Charles Eesley examine how university entrepreneurship programs affect entrepreneurial activity using a unique entrepreneurship‐focused survey of Stanford alumni.

The persistence of entrepreneurship and innovative immigrants

March 2018

Ethnicity and immigration status may play a role in entrepreneurship and innovation, yet the impact of university entrepreneurship education on this relationship is under-explored.

Abenomics and Japan's Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Is the Third Arrow Pointed in the Right Direction for Global Competition in the Digital Era of Silicon Valley?

March 2018

Given that much of the global leadership in value creation over the past couple of decades has been driven by the Silicon Valley model – not only a geographic region but a distinct ecosystem of...

Artificial Intelligence: The Algorithmic Revolution Driving the Next Industrial Transformation

March 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming one of the underlying drivers of the next wave of industrial transformations.

A Brief Overview of the Current Startup Ecosystem in Japan

February 2017

In recent years, "innovation" has become increasingly important for Japan.

A Strategic Overview of the Silicon Valley Ecosystem: Towards Effectively “Harnessing” Silicon Valley

January 2016

This report provides an overview of the Silicon Valley ecosystem.

Capital Market Regulation in Japan after the Global Financial Crisis

December 2015

This paper is examines the evolution of Japan’s capital markets and the related regulatory reforms after the Global Financial Crisis.

Are Elite University Graduates Aiding China’s Transition to an Innovation-based Economy? Results from a Career Choices Survey among Would-be Innovators in China and the United States

December 2013

This paper reports on a survey conducted among more than 800 engineering students at elite universities in China and the United States.

Failure is an Option: Institutional Reform, Bankruptcy, and New Firm Performance

February 2012

How does bankruptcy reform influence the entry and performance of ventures in Japan?Entrepreneurship is now at the center of many policy questions related to economic growth, employment opportunity...

Entrepreneurship in Japan’s ICT Sector: Opportunities and Protection from Japan’s Telecommunications Regulatory Regime Shift

January 2012

Entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship played a critical role in transforming Japan’s telecommunications sector.

Diversity in patterns of industry evolution: the emergence of the service robot industry in Japan

December 2011

How do new industries emerge? The aim of this paper is to provide an answer to this question by focusing on the knowledge dimension of this process.

Trading Company Relationships as an Integrated Network for Innovation: Evidence from Two ‘Ordinary’ Industries of Textiles and Steel

December 2011

There is a large literature on innovation and the importance of a node and a network asimportant to creating an environment for such innovation.

Will Cross-Border Human Networks Drive Entrepreneurship Activities in Japan? Implications of Venture Capital Globalization

December 2011

Venture capital investment has become globalized in the business landscape.

Policy and Practice in Japan’s New Business Incubation Revolution: a Typology of Incubation Management and Emerging Hybrid Model

November 2011

Abstract Since 2000, Japan has undergone a revolution in new business incubation, investing in national capacity and building hundreds of incubation facilities.

Diffusing the Cloud: Cloud Computing and Implications for Public Policy

June 2011

Cloud computing is rapidly emerging as the new information technology platform. It is, however, much more than simply a new set of technologies and business models.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A first look at linkage data of Japanese patent and enterprise census

February 2011

This paper presents the results of a comprehensive analysis of the innovative activities of theentire population of Japanese firms by using a linked dataset of Establishment and EnterpriseCensus...

Rise of Self-employment in China, The: Development or Distress?

January 2007

This paper evaluates the role of self-employment in China's rural economy, while paying attention to whether the rise of self-employment promotes entrepreneurship and is a sign of development, or...

Making IT: The Rise of Asia in High Tech

November 2006

In 2003, consumption of IT goods worldwide was $1.5 trillion. Asia represented twenty percent of this total. Even more telling, Asia produced about forty percent of these goods.

Origins and Growth of the Software Industry in India

September 2005

The paper explains the evolution of India's software industry.

Quantifying Creative Destruction: Entrepreneurship and Productivity in New Zealand

September 2004

Creative destruction "revolutionises the economic structure from within," Joseph Schumpeter famously said, "incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one." Innovation in...

Gaming of Pharmaceutical Patents, The

May 2003

The economic importance of innovation brings with it an active debate on the impact public policy has on the innovation process.

Elite Opportunity in Transitional Economies

April 2003

Command economies gave Communist-era elites administrative control and material privilege but severely restricted money income and private wealth.

From Keiretsu to Startups: Japan's Push for High Tech Entrepreneurship

October 2002

How much does it matter that Japan creates relatively few new high technology companies?


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