Yoshihiro Nakajima

Rank Professor
Degree Ph.D. in Science from Kobe University
Personal website http://www.nakajima-yoshihiro.jp
Phone +81 6 6605 2273
E-mail yoshi at econ.osaka-cu.ac.jp (please replace “at” with “@”)


  • 1990 B.A. : Kobe University (Economic)
  • 1995 M.A. : Kobe University (Science)
  • 1998 Ph.D. : Kobe University (Science)


  • 1990-1992 : Daiwa Securities Inc.
  • 1998-2000 : Part-time Lecturer, Osaka Institute of Technology
  • 2000-2001 : Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 2001-2011
  • 2001-2011 : Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics Osaka City University
  • 2011- : Professor, Graduate School of Economics Osaka City University
  • 2000 -2001 : Visiting Researcher, Western Sydney University (Australia)
  • 2008 : Visiting Researcher, University of Turin (Italy)
  • 2012 : Visiting Researcher, University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • 2015, 2016, 2017 : Visiting Researcher, De La Salle University (The Philippines)

Class Taught

Economics of Complex Systems

About Me

My research field is Complex Economics especially Agent Base simulation. I am interested in how Information and Communication Technology will change our life and society.

Message to Students

I would like to introduce you to how powerful agent base simulations are. I am good at JAVA, and recently I am learning python.

Research Field

Complex Economics, Evolutionary Economics

Research Keywords

Agent Base Simulation, Artificial Market, Evolution, and Artificial Intelligent

Affiliated Academic Organizations

Japan Society for Evolutionary Economics; Japanese Economic Association; Japan Association of Simulation And Gaming; Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence

Selected Publications:

  1. 2016 H. Kita, K. Taniguchi, Y. Nakajima (Editors), Realistic Simulation of Financial Markets, Springer, 2016.
  2. 2016 Yoshihiro Nakajima, “How to Estimate Market Maker Models in an Artificial Market”, Realistic Simulation of Financial Markets, 2016.