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Goishi, Norimichi

Associate Professor, Graduate School for Creative Cities, Osaka City University
Email: goishi(a)gscc.osaka-cu.ac.jp

Fields of Interest

Norimichi Goishi joined Osaka City University in 2012 as an associate professor. His recent research focuses on the duration analysis of public assistance recipients and long-term unemployment, social exclusion and policy, effectiveness of social enterprises on employment creation, and activation with a special emphasis on East Asian contexts.

Figure: Unemployment Benefits Recipient Rate
Unemployment Benefits Recipient Rate
Source: N. Goishi, “Social Safety Net for the Working Poor in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan”
in Gyu-Jing Hwang ed., New Welfare States in East Asia, Edward Elgar, 2011, p.112.

Previous Positions

  • Chief Research Fellow, Tokyo Institute for Municipal Research (2005-2012)
  • Research Associate, Asian Development Bank Institute (2000-2002,2003-2004)

Education

  • Master in Economics, March 1994, Tokyo University
  • Bachelor in Economics, March 1992, Tokyo University

Recent Paper in English

  • “Conditional Convergence of Social Enterprises in Japan and Korea”, EMES-SOCENT Conference Selected Papers, ECSP-LG13-58, 2013. (with Yuka Mizuno)
  • “Social Safety Net for the Working Poor in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan” in Gyu-Jing Hwang ed., New Welfare States in East Asia, Edward Elgar, 2011.

Recent Presentation in English

  • “Premature Welfare State in East Asia” East Asian Social Policy International Conference, Singapore, 2015.
  • “Social Enterprises and Social Economy in the Transformation of Welfare policies and Japan and Korea”, International Conference on Social Enterprises in Asia, Korea, 2014
  • “Recent Development and Features of Social Enterprises and Social Economy in Japan and Korea”, The 4th CIRIEC International Research Conference in Antwerp, Belgium, 2013.
  • “Conditional Convergence of Social Enterprises in Japan and Korea”, The 4th EMES Conference in Liege, Belgium, 2013.(with Yuka Mizuno)
  • “Social Safety Net for Japan, Korea and Taiwan”, East Asian Social Policy International Conference in Seoul, Korea, 2010.