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economist , educator

Kazuo Nishimura, Japanese, American economist, educator. Achievements include research in non-linear and complex phynomina in economics. Recipient Leader of Center of Excellence award, Ministry of Education in Japan, 1997—2005. Fellow: Economitric Society (life); member: Japanese Economic Association (president 2000-2001).

Background

Nishimura, Kazuo was born on October 11, 1946 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Yoshio and Yuki Nishimura.

Education

Bachelor, University of Tokyo, 1970. Master of Arts, University of Tokyo, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Rochester, 1976.

Career

Assistant professor Dalhousie University, Canada, 1976—1977. Associate professor Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1978—1987, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1978—1981, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1981—1987. Professor Kyoto University, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in non-linear and complex phynomina in economics.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor (author): (book) Optimization and Chaos, 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor-in-chief: Japanese Economic Review, 1998—2000.

Membership

Fellow: Economitric Society (life). Member: Japanese Economic Association (president 2000-2001).

Connections

Married Emiko Toda; 1 child Yuko;1 child Kentaro Toda.

father:
Yoshio Nishimura

mother:
Yuki Nishimura

spouse:
Emiko Toda

child:
Kentaro Toda Nishimura