- Date and Place of Birth
- September 16, 1951, Oita Pref.
- Degree (Awarding Institution)
- Graduate School of Economics（Kyoto University）
- Undergraduate: Economic History, Economic History in Asian Perspective
Graduate: Economic History in Asian Perspective(graduate);
Membership of Professional Organizations
- The Japanese Society for Historical Studies
- Socio-Econimic History Society
- The Political Economy and Economic History Society
- Business History Society of Japan
Main field of Research and Instruction
Economic History, Modern History of East Asia.
Industrialization of Korea in the Colonial Period.
A Historical Study of Industrialization in Colonial Korea.