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Accounting and economics educator

Yuji Ijiri, American Accounting and economics educator. Certified Public Accountant, Japan. Named inductee Accounting Hall of Fame, Ohio State University, 1989. Fellow Accounting Researchers International Association (president 1979-1981); member American Accounting Association (president 1982-1983, Outstanding Educator 1987), Finance Executives Institute (chapter board directors 1977-1981), Beta Alpha Psi.

Background

Ijiri, Yuji was born on February 24, 1935 in Kobe, Japan. Son of Takejiro and Hiroko (Hanno) Ijiri. came to the United States, 1959.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, 1956. Master of Science, University Minnesota, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, 1963.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), DePaul University, 1990. Doctor of Science in Business Administration (honorary), Bryant College, 1991.

Career

Staff member, Price Waterhouse & Company, Tokyo, 1957-1959; assistant professor graduate school business, Stanford (California) U., 1963-1965; associate professor graduate school business, Stanford (California) U., 1965-1967; professor graduate school industrial administration, Carnegie Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1967-1975; Robert M. Trueblood professor accounting and economics, Carnegie Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1975-1987; Robert M. Trueblood university professor accounting and economics, Carnegie Mellon U., Pittsburgh, since 1987. Consultant Gulf Oil Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1968-1985.

Achievements

  • Member, Vice president, President, American Accounting Association, 1963, 1974-1975, 1982-1983.

Works

Views

Aggregation theory, firm size distributions, accounting measurement theory, computer languages, and quantitative models in business and economics.

Membership

Fellow Accounting Researchers International Association (president 1979-1981). Member American Accounting Association (president 1982-1983, Outstanding Educator 1987), Finance Executives Institute (chapter board directors 1977-1981), Beta Alpha Psi.

Connections

Married Tomoko Nishimura, June 17, 1962. Children: Lisa, Yumi.

father:
Takejiro Ijiri

mother:
Hiroko (Hanno) Ijiri

spouse:
Tomoko Nishimura

children:
Lisa Ijiri

Yumi Ijiri