2017 APSIG‎ > ‎

Economic and Business Perspective

Class Title: 2.4 Economics and Business Perspective  

Class Description:

Key concepts in economics and business that are helpful in understanding the internet economy are introduced. Will discuss how internet may affect some of the key economic and business variables that affect the shape of the society. Will also discuss how technologies may be designed to affect the variables to bring about favorable social outcomes. Finally, we will have a discussion on how to “govern” the interaction between technologies and the economy/society.

Presentation Material: [to be added] 

Speaker's Bio: 

Jiro Kokuryo, Vice-President of Keio University, is concurrently a professor at the Faculty of Policy Management. He joined Keio in 1993 as an associate professor at the Graduate School of Business Administration, where he was appointed professor in 2000. He served as Executive Director of the Keio Research Institute at SFC (2005-2009) and Dean of the Faculty of Policy Management (2009-2013), before being appointed Vice-President for International Collaboration and Education in 2013.

Jiro Kokuryo graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1982 and acquired a Doctor of Business Administration (1992) from Harvard Business School while an employee of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (1982-1993). His major publications in Japanese include "Open Architecture Strategy," Diamond Inc. (1999), and "Business Strategy in an Onymous Economy," Nikkei Publishing Inc. (2013).


References: [to be added]