Kiyoshi Nakamura

Adjunct Senior Research Scholar

Kiyoshi Nakamura, Doctor of Science and Professor of Media Economics, is a faculty member of School of International Liberal Studies (SILS) at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. His scholarly interests focus on media industrial organization studies centering public broadcasting. He teaches courses in Japan's industrial structure, media and broadcasting economics.

Nakamura's research work involves projects related to the convergence issues of telecommunications and broadcasting. He published books and articles about the policy issues of Japan's broadcasting in a digital environment. He served as an advisor for the Council and chaired several study groups under the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (now Ministry of Communications: MIC). He has also organized several international conferences on convergence issues since 1989.

His major publications are:

  1. Martin Cave and Kiyoshi Nakamura ed.: Digital Broadcasting, Policy and Practice in the Americas, Europe and Japan, 2006, Edward Elgar Publishing, US and UK.
  2. Kiyoshi Nakamura and Koichiro Agta ed.: Convergence of Telecommunications and Broadcasting in Japan, United Kingdom, and Germany, 2001, Curzon Press, UK
  3. Kiyoshi Nakamura: "Japan's Broadcasting and Telecommunications: Digital Convergence, Market Structure and Competition", in Yang-Ching Chao, Gee San and others ed.: International Comparative Competition Law and Policies, 2001, Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands.
  4. Kiyoshi Nakamura: "Japan's TV Broadcasting in a Digital Environment", in Telecommunications Policy, 1999, Vol.23.