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YARIME Masaru / Project Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance (STIG), Graduate School of Public Policy; Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Program in Sustainability Science (GPSS) / Division of Environmental Studies
Graduate Program in Sustainability Science (GPSS) / / Corporate Strategy, Public Policy, and Institutional Design for Sustainability InnovationEconomics and Policy Studies of Technological ChangeUniversity-Industry CollaborationInstitutional Analysis of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion, and Utilization
http://yarime.net/

Career Summary
1993: Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering, University of Tokyo
1995: Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
1996: Research Assistant, United Nations University Institute for New Technologies, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1997: Ph.D. Fellow, United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies, Tokyo
1998: Research Assistant, United Nations University Institute for New Technologies, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1999: Huygens Scholar, Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education, The Netherlands
2001: Research Associate, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
2003: Ph.D. in Economics of Technological Change, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
2005: Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Tokyo
2006: Associate Professor, Department of Human and Engineered Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
2008: Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Sustainability Science (GPSS), Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
2013: Project Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance (STIG), Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
Educational Activities
Graduate School of Public Policy: Economic Analysis of Innovation
Graduate School of Public Policy: Science, Technology and Public Policy
Graduate School of Public Policy: Case Study (Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy)
Research Activities
Corporate Strategy, Public Policy, and Institutional Design for Sustainability Innovation
Economics and Policy Studies of Technological Change
University-Industry Collaboration
Institutional Analysis of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion, and Utilization
Literature
1) Yarime, Masaru, "Promoting Green Innovation or Prolonging the Existing Technology: Regulation and Technological Change in the Chlor-Alkali Industry in Japan and Europe," Journal of Industrial Ecology, 11 (4), 117-139 (2007).
2) Yarime, Masaru, and Yasunori Baba, "Dynamics of Embedded Software Development: Coevolution of OS Standards and Community Networks in Japan," Revista de Comercio Exterior, 55 (9), 776-787 (2005).
3) Yarime, Masaru, "Public Coordination of Participants' Behavior and Expectations: An Attempt to Introduce Low-Emission Vehicles in Tokyo," Sociotechnica, 2, 39-48 (2004).
4) Baba, Yasunori, Masaru Yarime, and Hiroyuki Hatashima, "Realising the Shift towards Closed-Loop Recycling: Strategies of the Japanese Firms," International Journal of Innovation Management, 1 (1), 89-110 (1997).
5) Yarime, Masaru, Yoshiyuki Takeda, and Yuya Kajikawa, "Patterns of Collaboration in Emerging Fields of Trans-Disciplinary Science: The Case of Sustainability Science," Paper presented at the 25th DRUID Celebration Conference 2008 on Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Organizations, Institutions, Systems and Regions, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 17-20, pp. 1-22 (2008).
6) Yarime, Masaru, "Towards Sectoral Systems of Information Commons for Science and Innovation," in Susan E. Cozzens and Elena Berger Harari, eds., Proceedings of the Atlanta Conference on Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy 2007: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation in the Changing Global Economy, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 1-4 (2008).
7) Yarime, Masaru, Asari, Misuzu, Yoshizumi, Miki, Yamamichi, Junta, and Kawamura, Hiroshi, "Securing Food Safety and Environmental Protection: A Proposal for Sustainable Shrimp Farming in Vietnam," in Sebastien Rauch, Greg Morrison, and Gustavo Perrusquia, eds., Proceedings of the Alliance for Global Sustainability Annual Meeting 2007, 159-160 (2007).
8) Yarime, Masaru, "Toward Disciplinary Systems of Information Commons for Science," Paper presented at the 5th European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics (EMAEE), Manchester, United Kingdom, May 17-19 (2007).
9) Yarime, Masaru, "University-Industry Collaboration Networks for the Creation of Innovation: A Comparative Analysis of the Development of Lead-Free Solders in Japan, Europe, and the United States," PICMET 2006 Proceedings, 368-386 (2006).
10) Yarime, Masaru, "Environmental Regulation and Innovation through the Formation of Networks: The Development of Lead-Free Solders in Japan, Europe, and the United States," Paper presented at the Third World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Kyoto, Japan, July 3-7 (2006).
11) Yarime, Masaru, "University-Industry Collaboration Networks for the Creation of Innovation: A Comparative Analysis of the Development of Lead-Free Solders in Japan, Europe and the United States," Paper presented at the DRUID Summer Conference 2006 on Knowledge, Innovation and Competitiveness: Dynamics of Firms, Networks, Regions and Institutions, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 18-20 (2006).
12) Baba, Yasunori, Naohiro Shichijo, Yuichi Nagahara, and Masaru Yarime, "The Evolution of Co-inventor Networks in Advanced Materials: Combining Technological Change with Industrial Transformation," Paper presented at the DRUID Summer Conference 2005 on Dynamics of Industry and Innovation: Organizations, Networks and Systems, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 1-33 (2005).
13) Yarime, Masaru, "Coevolution of Environmental Regulation and Innovation Network: The Development of Lead-Free Solders in the United States, Europe, and Japan," Paper presented at the Fourth European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics, Utrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 1-36 (2005).
14) Baba, Yasunori, Masaru Yarime, Naohiro Shichijo, and Yuichi Nagahara, "The Role of University-Industry Collaboration in New Materials Innovation: Evolving Networks of Joint Patent Applications," Paper presented at the 10th International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society Conference, Milan, Italy, pp. 1-39 (2004).
15) Yarime, Masaru, "Environmental Policy in the Presence of Technological Uncertainty, Diversity, and Rigidity: The Case of the Chlor-Alkali Industry in Japan and Western Europe," Paper presented at the Second World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Monterey, U.S.A., pp. 1-42 (2002).
16) Baba, Yasunori, and Masaru Yarime, "Identifying the Sources of Green Innovation: Markets or Regulations?" Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, New York: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 173-177 (1999).
17) Yarime, Masaru, "Uncertainty and Lock-in in Technological Dynamics: Some Implications for Zero Emissions," Proceedings of the Workshop on Targeting Zero Emissions for the Utilization of Renewable Resources (Biorefinery, Chemical Risk Reduction, Lignocellulosics Economy), Tokyo: Asian Natural Environmental Sciences Center, University of Tokyo, 50-55 (1999).
18) Yarime, Masaru, "Effects of Environmental Regulation on Technological Change: A Case Study on the Chemical Industry in Japan and Europe," Paper presented at the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Venice, Italy, pp. 1-35 (1998).
19) Yarime, Masaru, "Effects of Environmental Regulation on Economic Performance of Industry: R&D, Patents, and Productivity of the Chemical Industry in Japan and Europe," Paper presented at the Sixth Annual International Conference of the Greening of Industry Network, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A., pp. 1-22 (1997).
20) Yarime, Masaru, "How Can We Establish and Utilize Information and Knowledge Infrastructure for Collaboration and Innovation?," in Toshiaki Ikoma and Yoko Ishikura, eds., Toward Global Innovation Ecosystem beyond National Innovation, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, forthcoming.
21) Yarime, Masaru, Hideaki Shiroyama, and Yusuke Kuroki, "The Strategies of the Japanese Auto Industry in Developing Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles," in Lynn Mytelka and Grant Boyle, eds., Making Choices about Hydrogen: Transport Issues for Developing Countries, Tokyo: United Nations University Press; and Ottawa: IDRC Press (2008).
22) Yarime, Masaru, "Innovation on Clean Technology through Environmental Policy: Emergence of the Ion Exchange Membrane Process in the Japanese Chlor-Alkali Industry," in Saeed Parto and Brent Herbert-Copley, eds., Industrial Innovation and Environmental Regulation: Developing Workable Solutions, Ottawa: IDRC Press; and Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 174-199 (2007).
23) Yarime, Masaru, "Public-Private Partnership in Science and Technology in Japan: A Case of Materials Innovation," in Hajime Yamada, ed., Science and Technology Policy in Europe, the United States and Japan, Tokyo: NTT Publishing, 65-101 (2006).
24) Jibu, Mari, Masaru Yarime, Takanori Miyake, Kayano Fukuda, Takashi Nakagawa, and Yuko Harayama, "Towards the Global Innovation Ecosystem 2008," Asia Pacific Tech Monitor, (September-October), 17-23 (2007).
Other Activities
Visiting Research Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Tokyo
Executive Editor, Forum on Science and Innovation for Sustainable Development, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Councilor, Japan Interaction in Science and Technology Forum
Member, International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society
Member, International Society for Industrial Ecology
Member, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
Member, Japan Society for Science Policy and Research Management
Member, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
Member, International Association of Project and Program Management
Member, Japan Society of Information and Knowledge
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Future Plan
Methodology Development, Theoretical Models, and Empirical Resaerch on Sustainability Science and Innovation
Messages to Students
Study hard!
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