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KODAMA, Toru

Dr.Professor, Graduate School for Creative Cities, Osaka City University

Biography

  • Born July 1, 1953
  • 1978.3 Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Faculty of Law and Letters, Niigata University
  • 1979.4 Began Master's Program, Graduate Dept. of Economics, Nagoya City University
  • 1981.3 Master's Degree in Economics, Graduate Dept. of Economics, Nagoya City University
  • 1981.4 Began Ph.D. Program, Graduate Dept. of Economics, Nagoya City University
  • 1984.3 Completed Ph.D. Coursework, Graduate Dept. of Economics, Nagoya City University
  • 1996.11 Awarded Ph.D. in Economics, Graduate Dept. of Economics, Nagoya City University
  • 1984.4 - 1987.3 Assistantship, Dept. of Economics, Nagoya City University
  • 1987.4 - 1988.9 Lecturer, Economics Research Institute, Osaka City University
  • 1988.10 - Present Associate Professor, in charge of Urban Economics, Graduate Dept. of Economics and Economic Research Institute (joint appointment), Osaka City University
  • 1998.4 - 2002.3 Professor, Economics Research Institute, Osaka City University
  • 2002.4 - Present Professor, Graduate School for Creative Cities, Osaka City University

Academic Organizations

  • 1993.4 - Present Member, Urban Housing Studies Ass'n.
  • 1993.4 - Present Member, Japan Regional Fiscal Studies Ass'n.
  • 1996.4 - Present Member, Japan Urban Planning Studies Ass'n.

Academic Awards

  • 1983.5 Awarded Tenth Tokyo Urban Policy Survey's Fujita Prize for "Earthquake Recovery and Subsidized Firms," in Japan Historical Research, no. 245

Books (Sole Authorship- in Japanese)

  • Kodama, Toru, European Housing Policy and Japan, Minerva Press, Feb. 1996, 243pp.
  • Kodama, Toru, The Homeless Problem: What Is In Question?, Iwanami Booklets, 2003

Books (Joint Authorship- in Japanese)

  • Sixty Years of Osaka's Economy in Figures, Tokyo Univ. Press, Mar., 1989, 318pp. (Authored Chap. 14: "Building and Construction," pp. 223-236)
  • The World's Great Cities 7: Tokyo and Osaka, Tokyo Univ. Press, Jul. 1990, 300pp. (Authored Chap. 5: "Trends and Topics in Housing Construction in Tokyo and Osaka," pp. 117-153)
  • Restructuring of Modern Megacities, Tokyo Univ. Press, Mar. 1992, 301pp. (Authored Chap. 6: "Housing Policy in the Age of Urban Restructuring," pp. 169-216)
  • Basic Social Infrastructure in the Megacity, Tokyo Univ. Press, Oct. 1996, 236pp. (Authored Chap. 7: "Urban Housing Policy and 'Community'," pp. 117-137)
  • Housing Policy in Europe and America, Minerva Press, Mar. 1999, 319pp. (Authored Introduction, "This Book's Aims and Methods" and Chap. 1: "England's Housing Policy," pp. 1-80)
  • Kodama, Toru, Oba Shigeaki, Hinokidani Mieko and Hirayama Yosuke, eds., Housing Policy in Europe and America: England, Germany, France, and the U.S., Minerva Press, 1999. (Authored "England's Housing Policy," pp. 13-80)

Books (Editor- in Japanese)

  • Kodama, Toru, Nakanishi Toru and Niitsu Koichi, eds., Asia's Megacities 4: Manila, Nihon Hyoron Press, Mar. 2001, 269pp.
  • Kodama, Toru, Nakamura Kengo, Tsuru Tamiko and Hiratama Shigeru, eds., The Homeless Problem in Europe and America, Part 1: Realities and Countermeasures, Horitsu Bunka Press, 2003. (Authored "Changes in Life Support Measures for the Homeless," pp. 37-57)
  • Kodama, Toru ed., Thoughts on Restructuring the Metropolitan Area, Tokyo Univ. Press, 2002. (Authored "The Political Economy of Metropolitan Restructuring," pp. 1-27)

Articles (in Japanese unless noted)

  • Kodama, Toru, "Earthquake Recovery and Subsidized Firms," Japan History Research, Japan History Research Ass'n., Jan. 1983, no. 245, pp. 33-63
  • Kodama, Toru, "Earthquake Recovery and Land Readjustment," Oikonimika, Nagoya City Univ. Economics Ass'n., Jun. 1983, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 69-97
  • Kodama, Toru, "Historical Premise of Earthquake Recovery Projects," Oikonimika, Nagoya City Univ. Economics Ass'n., NOv. 1984, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 115-137
  • Kodama, Toru, "Urban Function Dispersion and Small and Medium Industries," Oikonimika, Nagoya City Univ. Economics Ass'n., Jun. 1985, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 65-91
  • Kodama, Toru, "Two Facets of Tokyo Redevelopment and Fiscal and Land Problems," Oikonimika, Nagoya City Univ. Economics Ass'n., Jun. 1986, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 35-61
  • Kodama, Toru, "Possibilities and Constraints of Redeveloping Residential Land," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Dec. 1987, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 47-71
  • Kodama, Toru, "Housing Policy and the Land Problem," Urban Policy Research, Osaka Urban Policy Survey Ass'n., no. 78, pp. 146-154
  • Kodama, Toru, 'The New Aspects of Housing Problems in Tokyo," (in English), Economic Review, Osaka City Univ., Dec. 1990, vol. 25, no. 1
  • Kodama, Toru, "Proposed Housing Firm Law: A Reconsideration (Part 1)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Sep. 1990, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 1-24
  • Kodama, Toru, "Proposed Housing Firm Law: A Reconsideration (Part 2)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Mar. 1991, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 1-17
  • Kodama, Toru. "Proposed Housing Firm Law: A Reconsideration (Part 3)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Mar. 1992, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 1-21
  • Kodama, Toru, "Proposed Housing Firm Law: A Reconsideration (Part 4)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Sep. 1992, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 60-73
  • Kodama, Toru, "The Experimentation of the Garden City in Japan," (in English), Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 33-46
  • Kodama, Toru, "Post-Modernism and Japan," Urban Policy Research, Osaka Urban Policy Survey Ass'n., Apr. 1994, no. 103, pp. 116-123
  • Kodama, Toru, "Japan's Housing Policy," Urban Policy Research, Osaka Urban Policy Survey Ass'n., Jul. 1995, no. 108, pp. 88-99
  • Kodama, Toru, "Watanabe Tetsuzo and Public Housing Firms," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Sep. 1996, vol. 18, no. 2
  • Kodama, Toru, "Introduction to Comparative Housing Policy (I)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Mar. 1997, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 67-83
  • Kodama, Toru, "The Garden City Movement and Guild Socialism," Urban Planning, Japan Urban Planning Studies Ass'n., no. 229, pp. 12-17
  • Kodama, Toru, "Housing Policy in Metro Manila," Urban Policy Research, Osaka Urban Policy Survey Ass'n., Jul. 1997, no. 116, pp. 88-99
  • Kodama, Toru, "Introduction to Comparative Housing Policy (II)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Sep. 1997, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 53-84
  • Kodama, Toru, "Introduction to Comparative Housing Policy (III)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Mar. 1998, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 21-33
  • Kodama, Toru, "Introduction to Comparative Housing Policy (IV)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Mar. 1998, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 71-86
  • Kodama, Toru, "Introduction to Comparative Housing Policy (V)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Jun. 1999, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 13-30
  • Kodama, Toru, "Housing Policy and Housing Finance in Metro Manila," Securities Research Annual, Osaka City Univ. Securities Research Center, no. 14, pp. 55-73
  • Kodama, Toru, "Political Economy of Amenities," Urban Problems Research, Urban Problems Research Ass'n., no. 597, pp. 108-120
  • Kodama, Toru, "EU Structural Funds and Housing Policy (I)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., Sep. 2000, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 121-138
  • Kodama, Toru, "What is Needed in Self-Support Assistance for the Homeless?" Sekai, Iwanami Shoten, 2003, pp. 45-55
  • Kodama, Toru, "Changes in England's Housing Policy and Social Exclusion," Overseas Social Welfare Research, National Social Welfare and Population Problems Research Instit., 2005, pp. 46-58
  • Kodama, Toru, "What Can We Learn from Manchester?" Urban Policy Research, Osaka Urban Policy Survey Ass'n., 2005, pp. 104-119
  • Kodama, Toru, "Changes in Public Space and Social Exclusion," city and life, Daiichi Housing Architectural League, 2005, no. 77, pp. 34-54
  • Kodama, Toru, "Post-Industrial Society and Urban Revival (I)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., 2006, pp. 67-78
  • Kodama, Toru, "Post-Industrial Society and Urban Revival (II)," Quarterly Economic Research, Osaka City Univ. Economic Research Ass'n., 2007, pp. 67-78
  • Kodama, Toru, "Welfare Reform, the Working Poor, and the Homeless," Urban Policy Research, Osaka Urban Policy Survey Ass'n., 2007, pp. 34-54

Articles (Jointly Authored)

  • Kodama, Toru, Nakamura Kengo and Fukuhara Hiroyuki, "Genesis of Japan's Homeless," Economist (Jap.), Mainichi Shinbun Press, no. 3496 (Authored "England")
  • "Research on the Incorporation and Development of Housing Policy in the EU's Urban Policy,", Research Reports, Housing Research Foundation, vol. 27 (Authored "England")

Conference Reports

  • Kodama, Toru, "Origins and Development of Modern City Planning in Japan," Japan Urban Studies Ass'n. 32nd General Meeting, Nagoya, Jul. 1985
  • Kodama, Toru, "Reconsidering the Interior Ministry's Proposed Housing Firms Law," Economic Geography Ass'n. Kansai Branch, Osaka, Dec. 1989
  • Kodama, Toru, "The Experiment of Taisho Housing Policy," Japan Regional Fiscal Ass'n, Rikkyo Univ., Jun. 1993