Publications

Selected Publications by Theme:

Political Economy of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

 Kushida, Kenji E., Yuko Kasuya, Eiji Kawabata. "Information Governance in Japan: Towards a New Comparative Paradigm." SVNJ eBook series. (2016)
  Kushida, Kenji E. "The Politics of Commoditization in Global ICT Industries: A Political Economy Explanation of the Rise of Apple, Google, and Industry Disruptors." Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade. (2015)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3Pzhz9Tk4DOeTBCMlpMbU1LS28/edit?usp=sharing

Kushida, Kenji E. "Public Private Interplay for Next Generation Access Networks: Lessons and Warnings from Japan's Broadband Success". Communications & Strategies, Vol. 91 (2013)
http://ssjj.oxfordjournals.org/content/15/1/3.full.pdf

Kushida, Kenji E. "Entrepreneurship in Japan's ICT Sector: Opportunities and Protection from Japan's Telecommunications Regulatory Regime Shift." Social Science Japan Journal 15, no. 1 (2012): 3-30. Awarded Best SSJJ Paper of 2012. 
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10842-011-0104-7

Kushida, Kenji E. "Leading without Followers: How Politics and Market Dynamics Trapped Innovations in Japan's Domestic "Galapagos" Telecommunications Sector." Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade 11, no. 3 (2011): 279-307.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3Pzhz9Tk4DOY0xLNWZ3endGXzg/edit?usp=sharing

Kushida, Kenji E. "Wireless Bound and Unbound: The Politics Shaping Cellular Markets in Japan and South Korea." Journal of Information Technology and Politics 5, no. 2 (2008): 231-54.
  Kushida, Kenji E., and Masayuki Ogata. "When Innovators Are Not Implementors: The Political Economies of VoIP in the US and Japan." BRIE Working Paper, no. 180 (2007).
http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8227k19q

Kushida, Kenji, and Seung-Youn Oh. "The Political Economies of Broadband in South Korea and Japan." Asian Survey 47, no. 3 (2007): 481-504.
  Kushida, Kenji. "Japan's Telecommunications Regime Shift: Understanding Japan's Potential Resurgence ". How Revolutionary Was the Digital Revolution?: National Responses, Market Transitions, And Global Technology (A BRIE/ETLA Project) edited by Abraham Newman, and John Zysman. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006.


Cloud Computing

 
Kushida, Kenji E., Jonathan Murray, John Zysman. "Cloud Computing: From Scarcity to Abundance." Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade (2015).

 Kushida, Kenij E., Jonathan Murray, Patrick Scaglia, and John Zysman. The Next Epoch in Cloud Computing: Implications for Integrated Research and Innovation Strategy. BRIE Working Paper 2014-4. (2014)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3Pzhz9Tk4DOekU5N0wzVzlncjA/edit?usp=sharing

Kushida, Kenji E., Jonathan Murray, and John Zysman. "The Gathering Storm: Analyzing the Cloud Computing Ecosystem and Implications for Public Policy." Communications and Strategies 85 (2012): 63-85.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10842-011-0106-5

Kushida, Kenji E., Jonathan Murray, and John Zysman. "Diffusing the Cloud: Cloud Computing and Public Policy." Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade 11, no. 3 (2011): 209-37.
  Kushida, Kenji, Dan Breznitz, and John Zysman. "Cutting through the Fog: Understanding the Competitive Dynamics in Cloud Computing." BRIE Working Paper 190 (2010).

The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3Pzhz9Tk4DOa2h2UEhsdjdCNzg/edit?usp=sharing Kushida, Kenji E. "The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and the DPJ: Leadership, Structures, and Information Challenges During the Crisis" Japanese Political Economy 40,1 (2014).
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdfplus/10.1021/es4004813
Lipscy, Phillip Y., Kenji E. Kushida, Trevor Incerti. "The Fukushima Disaster and Japan's Nuclear Plant Vulnerability in Comparative Perspective." In,  Environmental Science & Technology 47 (2013).
 http://iis-db.stanford.edu/pubs/23762/Japans_Fukushima_Nuclear_Disaster.pdf  Kushida, Kenji E. "Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: Narrative, Analysis, and Recommendations." In,  Shorenstein APARC Working Paper Series no. June (2012).  

 Political Economy of Japan

 Kushida, Kenji E. "Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Japan: Outsiders revitalizing Japanese large corporations." Chap 5. in ガラパゴス・クール (Japanese) edited by Yoichi Funabashi. Toyo Keizai Online, 2017.  
  Kushida, Kenji E. "Japan's Startup Ecosystem: From Brave New World to Part of Syncretic "New Japan".Asian Research Policy 7, no. 1 (2016): 67-77.

  Kushida, Kenji. "Japan's Startup Ecosystem: From Brave New World to Part of Syncretic "New Japan" ". Asian Research Policy 7, no. 1 (2016): 67-77.
Kushida, Kenji E., and Phillip Lipscy, eds. "Japan under the DPJ: The Politics of Transition and Governance". Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, 2013
 http://ser.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/03/05/ser.mwt003.full.pdf?keytype=ref&ijkey=zLqDSRkqkg9aaY2 Kushida, Kenji E., and Kay Shimizu. "Syncretism: The Politics of Japan’s Financial Reforms." Socio-Economic Review 11, no. 2 (2013): 337-69.
 http://aparc.stanford.edu/publications/syncretism_the_politics_of_economic_restructuring_and_system_reform_in_japan/ Kushida, Kenji E., Kay Shimizu, and Jean Oi, eds. Syncretism: Corporate Restructuring and Political Reform in Japan. Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. 2013.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Syncretism in Japan's Political Economy Since the 1990s 
2. Overview: Japan's Political and Economic Transformations Since the 1990s

 http://aparc.stanford.edu/publications/industrial_policy_reconsidered_in_a_digital_world/Kushida, Kenji E., and John Zysman. "Industrial Policy in a Global, Digital Age." Japan Spotlight, July/Aug 2013: 35-39.
  Kushida, Kenji E. "Inside the Castle Gates: How Foreign Companies Navigate Japan's Policymaking Processes." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California Berkeley, 2010.

IT-Enabled Transformation of Services

Kushida, Kenji E. "Blockchain, a Silicon Valley Vantage on its Potential and Challenges." in The Future of Blockchain: How it will impact finance, industry, and society (Japanese) edited by Yuri Okina, Noriyuki Yanagawa, and Naoyuki Iwashita. Tokyo, Japan: Nihon Keizai Shimbun Shuppan, 2017. 
Kushida, Kenji E. The Impact of the Algorithmic Revolution from Silicon Valley: Fintech, IoT, Cloud Computing, AI...What's happening now in the US and what will happen in Japan (Japanese). Tokyo, Japan: Asahi Shimbun Press, 2016.
Zysman, John, Stuart Feldman, Kenji E. Kushida, Jonathan Murray, and Niels Christian Nielsen. "Services with Everything: The ICT-Enabled Digital Transformation of Services." Chap. 4 In The Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich in the Twenty-First Century? edited by Dan Breznitz and John Zysman. 99-129. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013.

 John Zysman, Stuart Feldman, Jonathan Murray, Niels Christian Nielsen, Kenji Kushida. Innovations in Public Governance - Volume 15 Innovation and the Public Sector edited by A.-V. Anttiroiko, Bailey, S. & Valkama, P. Amsterdam: IOS Press, 2011.
John Zysman, Stuart Feldman, Jonathan Murray, Niels Christian Nielsen, Kenji E. Kushida. "The Digital Transformation of Services: From Economic Sinkhole to Productivity Driver." BRIE Working Paper 187 (2010).
 Kushida, Kenji E., and John Zysman. "The Services Transformation and Network Policy: The New Logic of Value Creation." Review of Policy Research 26, no. 1-2 (2009): 173-94

Book Reviews

  Kushida, Kenji E., and John Zysman. "Japan Transformed: Political Change and Economic Restructuring. By Frances Mccall Rosenbluth and Michael F. Thies. Political Economy of Japan: Growth, Challenges, and Prospects for a Well-Being Nation. By Toshihiko Hayashi. ." Pacific Affairs 85, no. 2 (2012): 403-06.
 
Biculturalism, International Schools in Japan

『バイカルチャーと日本人:グローバル人材への道』(アマゾンキンドル電子書籍、2015)
(櫛田健児、奥 万喜子 共著)
 
http://www.amazon.co.jp/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CKIJLK0/koukokukaigis-22/ref=nosim
 『インターナショナルスクールの世界(入門改訂版)』(アマゾンキンドル電子書籍、2013年)
[Japanese] The World of International Schools (Amazon Kindle book 2013
http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/4594057748/ref=as_li_tf_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=247&creative=1211&creativeASIN=4594057748&linkCode=as2&tag=kenjikushidas-22
『OBトーク:インターナショナルスクール入門』(扶桑社、2008年)
[Japanese] International Schools: an Introduction. (Fusosha 2008)
http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/4121502124/ref=as_li_tf_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=247&creative=1211&creativeASIN=4121502124&linkCode=as2&tag=kenjikushidas-22
『バイカルチャーと日本人:英語力プラスαを探る』(中公新書ラクレ、2006年)
[Japanese] Bikaruchaa to Nihonjin: Eigoryoku Purasu Arufa wo Saguru [Biculturalism and the Japanese: Beyond English Linguistic Ability] (Chuko Shinsho Rakure, 2006)
     
    Other

    Books (Amazon links)
    https://www.amazon.com/Information-Governance-Japan-Comparative-Paradigm-ebook/dp/B01FRXHKUW

    Information Governance in Japan: Towards a New Comparative Paradigm


    https://sites.google.com/a/kenjikushida.com/eng/goog_1124281138
    Syncretism: The Politics of Economic Restructuring and System Reform


    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1931368333/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1931368333&linkCode=as2&tag=kenekus-20
    Japan Under the DPJ: The Politics of Transition and Governance

    The Third 
    Globalization    

    How Revolutionary was the Digital Revolution?