Graduated from Tokyo University (1934).
Koichiro Suzuki became member of Ohara Social Problems Research Institute (1936). After the war was appointed assistant professor of Tokyo University (1947), was promoted professor and assigned to Social Problems Research Institute of Tokyo University (1949). |He became professor at Economics Department (1954). Also teaches as lecturer at Hosei University.
As an agricultural economist represents with Tsutomu Ouchi the Labor-Farmer School of economics in Japan and has published numerous controversial papers. He contends that the low productivity of Japanese agriculture stems from the fact that Japanese capitalism, being far less advanced from the beginning than those of Western powers, brought about overly small-scaled farming, and goes on to denounce the semi-feudal character of Japan agriculture.