Sadao NagaokaTokyo Keizai University
Dr. Sadao Nagaoka is a Professor of economics at Tokyo Keizai University (Japan) and the Program Director for research on Innovation in the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI). He was a professor at the Institute of Innovation Research of Hitotsubashi University (Japan) and was its head. He worked in the MITI, the World Bank and in the OECD. He has been an economic advisor for the JPO and was a member of the Economic and Scientific Advisory Board of the EPO. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.