Franz Waldenberger

Franz Waldenberger is Director of the German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) in Tokyo. He is on leave from Munich University where he holds the professorship for Japanese Economy at the Munich School of Management. His research focuses on the Japanese Economy, Corporate Governance and International Management. He has published numerous articles and books on the Japanese economy. He is editor in chief of “Contemporary Japan” and member of the editorial board of other Japan and Asia related social science and economics Journals. He was visiting professor at Hitotsubashi University, Osaka City University, Tsukuba University, the University of Tokyo and Shimomura Fellow at the Research Institute of Capital Formation of the Development Bank of Japan. He is member of the German Japan Forum and sits on the board of the Japanese German Business Association (DJW).