© 2011

Technological Innovation and Public Policy

The Automotive Industry

  • Hiroaki Miyoshi
  • Masanobu Kii

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Hiroaki Miyoshi, Masanobu Kii
    Pages 1-14
  3. Masayuki Sano, Masanobu Kii, Hiroaki Miyoshi
    Pages 15-43
  4. Hiroaki Miyoshi, Masayoshi Tanishita
    Pages 126-145
  5. Masanobu Kii, Hiroaki Miyoshi
    Pages 146-169
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 198-205

About this book


Focusing on safety and environmental protection issues, this book provides incisive, cutting-edge theoretical analysis that evaluates the impact of new automotive technologies, and the associated public policies, on social welfare.


Automotive Industry China innovation Japan

Editors and affiliations

  • Hiroaki Miyoshi
    • 1
  • Masanobu Kii
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Technology, Enterprise and Competitiveness (ITEC)Doshisha UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Engineering of Kagawa UniversityJapan

About the editors

HIROAKI MIYOSHI is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Institute of Technology, Enterprise and Competiveness at Doshisha University, Japan. Before joining Doshisha University in 2003, he worked at a major private-sector think tank for ten years. His principal research interests lie in the field of the economic analysis of new technology.

MASANOBU KII is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Engineering of Kagawa University, Japan. He has conducted various analyses of the impact of public policy in the transportation sector, including fuel economy regulation, public transport policy, and urban land-use planning. His research interests include the sustainability of energy and environment systems.

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