Mitsuru Misawa

Professor of Finance
Director at the Center for Japanese Global Investment and Finance
Faculty Advisor, Asian Finance Track

Academic Background

  • PhD, University of Michigan, 1967
  • MBA, University of Hawai‘i, 1965
  • LLM, Harvard University Law School, 1964
  • LLB, University of Tokyo Law School, 1960

Research Interests

  • International Finances

Selected Publications

Books

Misawa, M. (2016). Book written by Misawa, 2nd edition of "Cases on Intenational Business and Finance in Japanese Corporations (978-9814663090 ed., pp. 546). World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..=Imperial College Press in London..

Misawa, M. (2011). Book written by Misawa: 2nd Edition of "Current Business and Legal Issues in Japan's Banking and Finance Industry" (5 chapters are added) (978-981-4291-01-9 ed., pp. 596). World Scientific Publishing Co.Pte.Ltd.=Imperial College Press in London.

Misawa, M. (2008). Book written by Misawa: Cases on International Business and Finance in Japanese Corporations (ISBN 978-962-209-891-6 ed., pp. 1- 174). Hong Kong University Press.

Misawa, M. (2006). Book written by Misawa: Current Business and Legal Issues in Japan's Banking and Finance Industry (ISBN:981-256-859-X ed., pp. pp.1-454). World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..=Imperial College Press in London..

Referred Journal Article

Misawa, M. (2017). My 22 Cases are listed in the US on Harvard Business Online. For the case of “Tokyo Disneyland – Joint Venture vs. Licensing” and my other 21 cases, see my CV or Harvard Business Online  (https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cbmp/search?term=misawa&n=&navigation=&coursepackName=&libraryItemId=) under Misawa.  They are also listed on the European Case Clearing House (http:/www.ecch.com/) in Europe and on the Asian Case Research Center (ACRC) at University of Hong Kong (http:/www.acrc.org.hk/) in Asia.  Through Harvard, I sold 2060 copies of my cases in 2007, 1555 copies in 2008, 1895 copies in 2009, 2327 copies in 2010, 1492 copies in 2011,1798 copies in 2012,2575 copies in 2013,  2778 copies in 2014,4295 copies in 2015 and 2833 copies in 2016 (total number sold in 10 years is 23,222 copies) to worldwide universities and companies. Harvard Business School (MBA) purchased 1063 copies of my cases for their own use in 2010. Other major universities such as Yale, MIT, USC, Wharton, Northwestern, Cornell, University of Washington, NYU and Colombia are constant users of my cases in the US. In the foreign countries, IE Business School (Spain), University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), Hitotsubashi University (Japan), University of Oxford (UK), National University of Singapore (NUS) (Singapore), Bocconi University (Italy), Keio University (Japan), SDA Bocconi University (Italy), Kyoto University (Japan), Waseda University (Japan), Korea University (Korea) and University of Tokyo (Japan) are constant users of my cases...

Cases Studies

Most recent cases listed on Harvard Business Online

1. Misawa, M. (2016). Sales Tax Increase in 2014 under Abenomics: The Japanese Government's Dilemma

2. Misawa, M. (2016). The Toshiba Accounting Scandal: How Corporate Governance Failed

3. Misawa, M. (2017). The Bank of Japan’s Negative Interest Rate

4. Misawa, M. (2017). Interest-rate Swap Offered by Sumitomo-Mitsui Bank: Was This for Hedging or Speculation?

Teaching

  • FIN 321: International Business Finance
  • FIN 637: International Financial Management

Professional Background

  • 1966-1996 - Industrial Bank of Japan
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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Shidler College of Business
2404 Maile Way
Honolulu
HI
96822
USA

Room

E-601e

Contact Info

Phone
(808) 956-9713
Fax
(808) 956-9713

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