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Masatsugu Tsuji
Title: Professor
Degree

Ph.D. in Economics (Stanford University, USA), June 1976
M.A. (Faculty of Economics, Osaka University, Japan), March 1971
B.A. (Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan), March 1969

Employment

Professor of Economics, April 2005 to present
Graduate School of Applied Informatics, University of Hyogo
Professor of Emeritus, Osaka University, April 2005
Professor of Economics, April 1994 to March 2005
Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University
Professor of Economics, April 1990 to 1994
Associate Professor, April 1978 to 1990
Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University

Visiting Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Faculty of Urban
Planning, December 2009 to present
Visiting Professor, Carnegie-Mellon University, October-December 2006
Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Economics, Stanford University, April 1989-May 1990

Research Areas
  • EEconomics of Information, Broadband Economics, Economic
  • EEvaluation of Medicine and e-Health, Telecommunications Policy
  • EInnovation and Management of Technology
Awards

Outstanding Paper Award, provided by IEEE ICMIT2010, Singapore, June 2010 Thammasat University Award, provided by Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, June 2009

Academic Associations

International Telecommunications Society (Board of Directors)
Japan Society of Information and Communication (Council)
Japanese Telemedicine and Telecare Association (Council)
Japanese Association of Product Development and Management (President 2010-2011)
CPRsouth (Board)
Journal of Smart Homecare Technology and TeleHealth (editorial board)
International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health (Cordinator, eHealth Economics Working Group)
Japanese Economic Association

Selected Books
  • 1. Industrial Clusters, Upgrading and Innovation in East Asia, (ed. with A. Kuchiki) Edward Elagr, October 2011.
  • 2. From Agglomeration to Innovation: Upgrading Industrial Clusters in Emerging Economies (ed. with A. Kuchiki), Pragrave Macmillan, December 2009.
  • 3. The Flowchart Approach to Industrial Cluster Policy, (ed. with A. Kuchiki), Pragrave Macmillan, January 2008.
  • 4. Industrial Agglomeration: Facts and Lessons for Developing Countries, (ed. with M. Kagami and E. Giovannetti), Edward Elagr, May 2007.
  • 5. Industrial Clusters in Asia: Analyses of Their Competition and Cooperation, (ed. with A. Kuchiki), Pragrave Macmillan, December 2005.
  • 6. Information Technology for Development of Small and Medium-sized Exporters in Latin America and East Asia, (ed. with M. Kuwayama and Y. Ueki), ECLAC/United Nations, October 2005.
  • 7. Information Technology Policy and the Digital Divide: Lessons for Developing Countries, (ed. with M. Kagami and E. Giovannetti), Edward Elgar, London, March 2004.
  • 8. The Internet Revolution: A Global Perspective, (ed. with Giovannetti and Kagami), Cambridge University Press, May 2003.
  • 9. Private Initiatives in Infrastructure: Priorities, Incentives, and Performance, (ed. with S. Berg, M. Pollitt), Edward Elgar, September 2002.
  • 10. Privatization, Deregulation and Economic Efficiency: A Comparative Analysis of Asia, Europe and the Americas, (ed. with M. Kagami), Edward Elgar, June 2000.
Selected Articles
  • 1. Akematsu, Y. and M. Tsuji gMeasuring the Effect of Telecare on Medical Expenditures without Bias Using the Propensity Score Matching Method,h forthcoming in Telemedicine and e-Health.
  • 2. Nasu, Y., A. Nobuyuki, S. Sagawa, H. Kanzaki, and M. Tsuji gEfficient Health Information Management System using Wireless Communications Technology to Aid Disaster Victims,h forthcoming in Journal of Medical Systems.
  • 3. Akematsu, Y., S. Shinohara, and M. Tsuji [2012] gEmpirical analysis of factors promoting: the Japanese 3G mobile phone,h Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 36, Issue 3, pp. 175-86.
  • 4. Minetaki, K., Y. Akematsu, and M. Tsuji [2011] gEffect of e-Health on Medical Expenditures of Outpatients with Lifestyle-related Diseases,h Telemedicine and e-Health, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp, pp. 591-5.
  • 5. Nasu, Y., A. Ashida, Y. Miyae, K. Makimoto, and M. Tsuji [2011] gAutomatic Identification of Apnea Through Acoustic Analysis for At-home Screening,h Telemedicine and e-Health, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 467-471, July.
  • 6. Abu S. T. and M. Tsuji [2011] gThe Development of the ICT for Envisioning Cloud Computing and Innovation in South Asia,h International Journal of Innovation in the Digital Economy, Vol. 2, No. 1, March.
  • 7. Minetaki, K., Y. Akematsu and M. Tsuji [2010] gEmpirical Study of Emergency Medical Service,h Journal of eHealth Technology and Application, Vol. 18, No. 2. pp. 167-76.
  • 8. Abu S. T. and M. Tsuji [2010] gThe Determinants of the Global Mobile Telephone Deployment: An Empirical Analysis,h Informatica Economica, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 21-33.
  • 9. Akematsu, Y. and M. Tsuji [2010] gAn Empirical Approach to Estimating the Effect of eHealth on Medical Expenditure,h Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 169-71.
  • 10. Tsuji, M. and Y. Ueki [2010] gAn Empirical Analysis of Indices and Factors of ICT Use by Small- and-medium-sized Enterprises in Japan,h in Sustainable Economic Development and the Influence of Information Technologies: Dynamics of Knowledge Society Transformation, (ed. M. Karatas and M. Zihni), Information Science Publishing, February.
  • 11. Akematsu, Y. and M. Tsuji [2009] gEmpirical Analysis of the Reduction of Medical Expenditures,h Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, Royal Society of Medicine, London, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 109-11,.
  • 12. Akematsu, Y. and M. Tsuji [2009] gEmpirical Analysis of Reduction of Medical Expenditures by eHealth in the Aging Society,h Journal of eHealth Technology and Application, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 17-23.
  • 13. Tsuji, M., and Y. Akematsu [2008] gEmpirical Analysis of Role and Issues of Japanese eHealth Systems: Case of Nishiaizu Town, Fukushima Prefecture,h Journal of eHealth Technology and Application, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 1-8.
  • 14. Tsuji, M., and Y. Akematsu [2008] gHow Much can eHealth System Save Medical Expenditures, Journal of eHealth Technology and Application, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 92-9.
  • 15. Tsuji, M., F. Taoka and M. Teshima [2007] gA Cost Benefit of Japanese e-Health Systems,h Journal of eHealth Technology and Application, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 19-26.
  • 16. Miyahara, S., M. Tsuji, T. Hasegawa, C. Iizuka and F. Taoka [2007] gOn the Evaluation of Economic Benefit of Japanese Telemedicine and Factors for its Promotion,h Journal of Telemedicine and e-Health, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 691-99.
  • 17. Miyahara, S., M. Tsuji, C. Iizuka, F. Taoka and M. Teshima [2006] gAn Economic Evaluation of Japanese Telemadicine: focusing on Telepathology and Teleradiology,h, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, Vol. 12, suppl. pp. 1 29-31.
  • 18. Miyahara, S., M. Tsuji, T. Hasegawa, C. Iizuka, F. Taoka [2006] gAn Analysis of Economic Evaluation of Japanese Telemedicine: Teleradiology, Telepathology and Telecare,h Journal of Telemedicine and e-Health, Vol. 12 No. 2, pp. 194-5.
  • 19. Tsuji, M., F. Taoka, C. Iizuka, and M. Teshima [2006] gWillingness to pay of Japanese Citizens to pay for e-Health Systems,h Journal on Information Technology in Healthcare, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 103-10.
 
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