Kiyoshi Nakamura (Japan)

Kiyoshi Nakamura, Doctor of Science and Professor of Media Economics, is a faculty member of School of International Liberal Studies (SILS) at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. His scholarly interests focus on media industrial organization studies centering public broadcasting. He teaches courses in Japan’s industry and economy, media economics at Waseda University.

Nakamura’s research work involves projects related to the convergence issues of telecommunications and broadcasting. He published books and articles about the policy issues of Japan’s broadcasting in a digital environment. He has organized several international conferences on convergence issues since 1989.

His overseas activities are:

Visiting Scholar, HIID, Harvard University, USA (1992-93)

Swire Visiting Fellow, St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, UK (1996-97)

Adjunct Senior Research Scholar, CITI, Columbia University USA (2006-2007)


His major publications in English are:

1.      Martin Cave and Kiyoshi Nakamura ed.: Digital Broadcasting, Policy and Practice in the Americas, Europe and Japan, 2006, Edward Elgar Publishing, US and UK.

2.      Kiyoshi Nakamura and Koichiro Agta ed.: Convergence of Telecommunications and Broadcasting in Japan, United Kingdom, and Germany, 2001, Curzon Press, UK

3.      Kiyoshi Nakamura: “Japan’s Broadcasting and Telecommunications: Digital Convergence, Market Structure and Competition”, in Yang-Ching Chao, Gee San and others ed.: International Comparative Competition Law and Policies, 2001, Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands.

4.      Kiyoshi Nakamura: “Japan’s TV Broadcasting in a Digital Environment”, in Telecommunications Policy, 1999, Vol.23.