Soichiro Takagi

FacultyThe Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM)
Last Updated: Feb. 04, 2019 at 11:51

Researcher Profile & Settings


    Soichiro Takagi

Profile & Settings

    Soichiro Takagi is the General Manager of Research Division, Associate Professor, and Executive Research Fellow at Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM) at International University of Japan. He also serves as a Visiting Researcher at The University of Tokyo. Through his career, he also served as an Asia Program Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, visiting researcher at SFC research institute at KEIO University, and a visiting associate professor at The University of Tokyo, etc. His major field is information economics, focusing on the relationship between information technology and the economy. He has examined a variety of topics including offshore outsourcing, cloud computing, open data, sharing economy, digital currency, and Blockchain. He is directing the Blockchain Economic Research Lab at GLOCOM.


  • The Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM) Professor


  • Ph.D.(The University of Tokyo)

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Informatics / Library and information science/Humanistic social informatics / Information Society
  • Management / Management / Information Technology and Management
  • Economics / Economic policy / Information Economics
  • Economics / Economic policy / Economic Policy

Research Interests

    Macroeconomics, International Economics, Information Economics, IT and Organizations

Published Papers

  • Basics and Developments of Blockchain
    Takagi, Soichiro
    IPSJ MAGAZINE 57(12) 1188-1191 Dec. 2016
  • Development of open data policy in Europe
    Takagi, Soichiro
    Journal of Information Processing and Management 55 746-753 Jan. 2016
  • インフラとしてのオープンデータ 政府・自治体保有データのオープン化が日本経済に及ぼす影響
    Tanaka, Hideyuki and Takagi, Soichiro
    フィナンシャル・レビュー 124 Oct. 2015
  • Globalization of Information Services and the Industrial Structure of the Japanese Economy
    Takagi, Soichiro and Tanaka, Hideyuki
    The Review of Socionetwork Strategies 8(1) 19-33 2014 [Refereed]
  • Research Note: An Introduction to the Economic Analysis of Open Data
    Takagi, Soichiro
    The Review of Socionetwork Strategies 8(2) 119-128 2014 [Refereed]
  • Information Technology and the Organizational Structure of Modern Business Outsourcing
    Takagi, Soichiro and Tanaka, Hideyuki
    The International Journal of Economic Policy Studies 9 1-19 2014 [Refereed]
  • Macroeconomic Analysis of Cloud Computing
    Takagi, Soichiro and Tanaka, Hideyuki
    Journal of Economic Policy Studies 11(2) 55-58 2014 [Refereed]
  • Utilizing Open Data:7. International Preparation for the Reuse of Data
    IPSJ MAGAZINE 54(12) 1232-1237 2013
  • International Trade of Information Services, and its Effect on Productivity and Industrial Structure in Japan
    Takagi, Soichiro and Tanaka, Hideyuki
    Global Business & Economics Anthology II 334-345 Dec. 2012 [Refereed]
  • Offshore Outsourcing of IT-services and Employment in Japan
    Takagi, Soichiro and Tanaka, Hideyuki
    Journal of Economic Policy Studies 9(2) 29-32 2012 [Refereed]
  • Offshore Outsourcing of Information Services and its effect on Productivity in Japan
    Takagi, Soichiro and Tanaka, Hideyuki
    Social and Economic Systems Studies 33 107-114 2012 [Refereed]
  • Foreign Direct Investment in Service Sector and National Culture
    Takagi, Soichiro, Tanaka, Hideyuki and Sonoda, Shigeto
    Journal of Economic Policy Studies 8(2) 83-86 2011 [Refereed]

Books etc

  • 智場#121 ブロックチェーンのフロンティア
    高木 聡一郎, メラニー・スワン, 岩村 充, 前川 徹, 松尾 真一郎, 楠 正憲, 田中 秀幸, 藤井 靖史, 武宮 誠, 岩下 直行, 榊原 彰, 佐野 究一郎, 高城 勝信
    国際大学グローバル・コミュニケーション・センター  Aug. 2017  4904305159
  • Reweaving the Economy: How IT affects the borders of country and organization
    高木 聡一郎
    Single Work
    東京大学出版会  Feb. 2017  4130470698
  • 学び直しの方法論 社会人から大学院へ進学するには (OnDeck Books(NextPublishing))
    高木 聡一郎
    Single Work
    インプレスR&D  Aug. 2016  4802090943
  • ネットワークによるガバナンス―公共セクターの新しいかたち
    スティーブン ゴールドスミス, ウィリアム・D. エッガース
    Joint Translation
    学陽書房  May 2006  4313161104

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