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Workshop on Standardization in E-Health
Geneva, 23-25 May 2003

CVs of the speakers


Mr. Masatsugu Tsuji

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

Employment
Professor of Economics, April 1994 to present
Dean (April 2000 to March 2002)
OSIPP, Osaka University
Professor of Economics, April 1990 to 1994
Associate Professor, April 1978 to 1990
Lecturer, Dec. 1976 to 1978
Faculty of Economics, Nagoya City University
Assistant, April 1971 to 1975
ISER, Osaka University

Awards

  • "Award for excellence of paper for the 15th anniversary" received from the Japan Society of Information and Communication Research in June 1998
  • "Award for excellence of paper" received from the Japan Society of Information and Communication Research in June 1997
  • "Award for excellence of paper" received at the "Tele-port'96 Tokyo" from the World Tele-port Association in May 1996


Grants and Scholarships

  • apan Economic Research Promotion Foundation, 1994,1999.
  • The Advancement Telecommunication Foundation, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999
  • Grant-in-Aid for the Promotion of Scientific Research from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, 1995-present
  • International Communication Fund of KDD, 1997
  • Postal Savings Fund Research Foundation, 1997
  • Nomura Research Promotion Foundation, 1997


Academic Associations

International Telecommunications Society, International Society of Forecasting, Japanese Economic Association, Japan Society of Information and Communication, Japanese Association of Evolutionary Economics


Books

  • The Internet Revolution, (ed. with Giovannetti and Kagami), Cambridge University Press, May 2003.
  • Industrial Agglomeration: Facts and Lessons for Developing Countries, (ed. with M. Kagami), Institute Developing Economies, March 2003.
  • Private Initiatives in Infrastructure: Priorities, Incentives, and Performance, (ed. with S. Berg, M. Pollitt), Edward Elgar, September 2002.
  • Digital Divide or Digital Jump: Beyond IT Revolution (ed. with M. Kagami), Institute of Developing Economies, March 2002.
  • Privatization, Deregulation, and Economic Efficiency (ed. with M. Kagami), Edward Elgar, June 2000
  • The Future of the Japanese Economy (with Inoki et al.) Oct. 1997 (in Japanese)
  • Economics in Action, Nihon Hyoron-sha, June 1997 (in Japanese)
  • Foundation of Modern Macroeconomics (ed. with A. Kagawa), Yuhikaku, March 1997 (in Japanese)
  • Seminar on Macroeconomics (with F. Taoka), Nihon Hyoron-sha, Tokyo, Feb. 1997 (in Japanese)
  • The Future of Networking (with T. Nishiwaki), Nihon Hyoron-sha, Tokyo, May 1996 (in Japanese)
  • What's Economics (with E. Hatta) Yuhikaku, Tokyo, May 1996 (in Japanese)
  • Introduction to the Japanese Finance (with E. Nezu et al.) Yuhikaku, Tokyo, May 1995 (in Japanese)


Articles

  • "An Empirical Analysis of the Assessment of the Telehealth System and Cost-sharing," forthcoming in Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare.
  • "A Comparative Analysis of International Distance Learning: ISDN VS. The Internet," in D. Murphy, N. Shin, W. Zhang, eds. Advancing Online Learning in Asia, Open University of Hong Kong Press, pp. 201-210 Hong Kong, December 2002.
  • "Innovation and Technological Management of the Japanese Telecare and Telehealth Industry," Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Management of technology and Innovation, pp. 223-8, Hangzhou, China, October 2002.
  • "An Economic Assessment of Tele-health: The WTP Approach," Proceedings of APT Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Telemedicine and Triage, Jakarta, Indonesia, October
  • "An Analysis of the Telemedicine and Telecare in Japan: Technology and Economic Assessment," European Journal of Medical Research, Vol. 7, sppl. 1, September 2002.
  • "Network Competition of The Japanese Broadband Infrastructure," Proceedings of ITS 14th Biennial Conference, Seoul, Korea, August 2002.
  • "The Role and Issues of International Tele-Education: Experience Learned from Japan," Proceedings in XV Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities, ed. by S. Garg, New Delhi, India, February 2002.
  • "The Telehomecare/telehealth System in Japan," Business Briefing: Global HealthCare, January 2002.
  • "An Ordered Probit Analysis of Factors Promoting a Regional Information Policy," Proceedings in International Congress on Modeling and Simulation, ed. by F. Ghassemi et al., pp. 1427-32, Canberra, Australia, December
  • "Hospital Cost-Savings of the Elderly by Tele-Home-Care," Proceedings in International Congress on Modeling and Simulation, ed. by F. Ghassemi et al., pp. 2017-22, Canberra, Australia, December
  • "An Estimation of Economic Effects of Tele-Home-Care: Hospital Cost-Savings of the Elderly," Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of Medical Informatics, London, September 2001
  • "The Experience and Economic Effects of Tele-home-care in Japan," Technology and Health Care, Vol. 9, No. 4, June 2001
  • "The New Direction of Regulation and Deregulation in the Converging Japanese Telecommunications Market," E. Bohlin et al. eds., Convergence in Communications and Beyond, chap. 6, Elsevier, December 2000
  • "An Empirical Analysis of Industrial Transformation in the Japanese Machine Tool Industry," Mathematics for Simulation and Computers, Vol. 48, No. 4-6, June, pp. 561-72, 1999
  • "Applications of Telecommunications and Multimedia Technology for Medicine and Education in Japan and the U.S. -- An International Comparison Based upon the Field Research of Local Governments," Osaka Economic Papers, Vol. 49, No. 1, September, pp. 1-21, 1999


Major International Conferences and Seminars (listed here are those only for 2002)

  • "The Relationship between Toyota and its Parts Suppliers in the Age of Information and Globalization," IDE International Workshop on Industrial Agglomeration, December.
  • "A Economic Assessment of Telecare: the WTP Approach," OSIPP/NIRA Workshop on Policy Evaluation, OSIPP、November
  • "Innovation and Technological Management of the Japanese Telecare and Telehealth Industry," 3rd International Symposium on Management of Technology and Innovation (ICMIT2002), Hangzhou, China, October.
  • "An Economic Assessment of Tele-health: The WTP Approach," APT Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Telemedicine and Triage. Jakarta, Indonesia, October.
  • "Innovation and Technology Transfer of the Japanese Machine Tool Industry," 1st International Conference on Business and Management Transfer 2002 (ICBMT2002), Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Kyoto, October.
  • "An Analysis of the Telemedicine and Telecare in Japan: Technology and Economic Assessment," International Conference on Telemedicine, Regensburg, Germany, September
  • "Production Structure of Toyota: From the Viewpoint of Manufacturing Culture," 5th IMAC Workshop, Nagoya, September
  • "Network Competition of The Japanese Broadband Infrastructure," "CM5 session: Emerging Market Structure and Management Strategy,"(discussant) ITS 14th Biennial Conference, Seoul, Korea, August
  • "Comparative Analysis of International Distance Learning: ISDN VS. The Internet," 2nd Conference on Research in Distance and Adult Learning in Asia, Open University of Hong Kong, June.
  • "An Analysis of Telemedicine and Telehealth in Japan," Telemedicine/Telecare International Trade Fair, Luxembourg, April.
  • "The Role and Issues of International Tele-Education: Experience Learned from Japan," XV Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities, New Delhi, India, February


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