Professor Takashi Nakazawa is a new visiting scholar at UBC Geography. With a PhD from the University of Tokyo, Professor Nakazawa has been based at Meiji University since 2010, having previously been in the Faculty of Economics at Oita University.
Professor Nakazawa’s research interests are situated at the intersection of economic, political and urban geography. His prize-winning 2014 book Economic Geography of Labour Market (in Japanese) analyzed spatial and institutional aspects of Japanese job markets, focusing particularly on the role of labour-market intermediaries. He plans to translate the book into English in the near future.
Read more about his work here.