Graduate School of Business Administration, KOBE UNIVERSITY

Eri Nakamura

Doctor of Business Administration
(Kobe University)


Associate Professor of Business Economics

Specialized Fields

Economics of organization, Public utilities

Fields of Interest

CSR, organizational slack, and performance; governance and efficiency in public utilities

Current Research

  • "The Effect of Public Involvement on Firm Inefficiency: Evidence using Japanese Private Firms", Review of Managerial Science, 4(3), 217-258, Springer, Nov.2010.
  • "Does Environmental Investment Really Contribute to Firm Performance? An Empirical Analysis Using Japanese Firms", Eurasian Business Review, 1(2), 91-111, Eurasia Business and Economic Society, Oct.2011.
  • "The Bidirectional Relationship between CSR Activities and Economic Performance: Analysis Using a Simultaneous Equations Model", 『信州大学スタッフペーパーシリーズ』, 12-01, 2012
  • "Managerial Incentive, Organizational Slack, and Performance: Empirical Analysis of Japanese Firms' Behavior(with T.Mizutani), Journal of Management and Governance, Published online, DOI 10.1007/s10997-012-9226-5, Springer, 2012.
  • "The Difference between Observed Level and Theoretically Possible Level of CSR Investments: Analysis of SCR Slack Using Stochastic Frontier Model", 『信州大学スタッフペーパーシリーズ』, 13-01, 2013
  • "The Impact of Shareholders' Types on Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from Japanese firms, Journal of Global Responsibility, 4(1), 113-130, Emerald, 2013.