In recent years, fields such as econometrics, experimental economics, game theory and finance have been forming a new core of business analysis. There is also an increasing demand for data scientists with a thorough knowledge of artificial intelligence and the utilization of big data. In the Department of Business Economics, we meet the needs of the times by providing advanced education in business analysis based on structured programs.

Research Groups & Research Areas

  • Data Analysis

    Transaction data of the financial industry, big data in marketing - the amount of data available in the fields of business management and economy has been exploding in recent years. Also owing to better computer processing performance, the growth and development of these data are changing social science into a highly empirical area. In Data Analysis, you will learn how to make predictions and discover knowledge useful for business, utilizing artificial intelligence, machine learning, econometrics, computational economics, and other advanced analysis techniques.

    Ando Research Group / Noda Research Group / Nozawa Research Group / Sugawara Research Group

  • Economic Theory

    Nowadays, game theory describing the social relationships among people, as well as brain science and psychological methods for clarifying people’s decision-making, provide essential support not just for the science of economics but also for social science in general. In Economic Theory, with a focus on these two frameworks that form the backbone of decision-making science, you will learn methods for theoretically analyzing various problems related to business, including consumer behavior, management organization, competitive strategies for the market, and the like.

    Muto Research Group / Nakata Research Group / Shi Research Group / Umezawa Research Group

  • Finance

    The substance of decision-making in business management and economy is probably uncertainty. In recent years, the theoretical framework for managing this uncertainty has made significant progress, and empirical methods have been developed in response. In this area, you will learn about finance, financial engineering, financial econometrics and other techniques in order to deal with the uncertainties faced in business.

    Ieda Research Group / Shimokawa Research Group / Shoji Research Group

List of Faculty Members

Name Title Research Area Keyword
MUTO Shigeo Professor Social systems engineering/Safety system game theory
NODA Hideo Professor Economic statistics economic growth, infrastructure management, work-life balance
Shi Jianming Professor Social systems engineering/Safety system Operations Research, Global Optimization, Sum of Linear Ratios
SHIMOKAWA Tetsuya Professor Economic theory
Public finance/Public economy
neuro-economics, computational economics
SHOJI Isao Professor
UMEZAWA Masashi Professor Social systems engineering/Safety system
Economic theory
Management Science
Game theory, Industrial Organization, Microeconomics
ANDO Shin Associate Professor Intelligent informatics Data Mining, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence
NOZAWA Masahiro Associate Professor Social systems engineering/Safety system Statistical Data Analysis
SUGAWARA Shinya Associate Professor
IEDA Masashi Junior Associate Professor
NAKADA Satoshi Junior Associate Professor Economic theory Game Theory, Social Choice Theory, and Microeconomics
INOUE Tatsuki Assistant Professor
KISHISHITA Daiki Assistant Professor Economic theory
LIU Nien-Lin Assistant Professor

Information on Career Paths

  • Information Industry
    38.3%
  • Finance, Insurance
    16.2%
  • Graduate School
    9.1%
  • Professional and Technical Services
    7.8%
  • Machinery and Appliances
    5.2%
  • Civil Servant
    4.5%
  • Wholesale and Retail Trade
    3.9%
  • Transport and Postal activities
    1.9%
  • Electronic Parts
    1.9%
  • Scientific Research
    1.4%
  • Real estate and Goods rental and Leasing
    1.4%
  • Other Industries
    6.5%
  • Other (persons planning on continuing education, studying abroad, etc.)
    1.9%
(As of March 2020)