Kōchi University of Technology
Kostiantyn Ovsiannikov obtained his Ph.D. in International and Advanced Japanese Studies from the University of Tsukuba (Japan) in 2018. In his dissertation, he explored how the pursuit of the shareholder-value ideology by management has affected labor policies at large Japanese enterprises. His current research project funded by the JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists focuses on the market perception of corporate innovations in Japan. He also employs experimental methods to elucidate various aspects of corporate organization and behavior.
Research themes: Corporate Governance, Labor Economics, Technological Innovation, Experimental Economics
Collaboration with FFJ
Associate researcher ot the Theme 1
|FFJ/SASE Prize||Discussion paper|
Selection of publications
Ovsiannikov, K. (2018). Impact of Shareholder-Value Pursuit on Labor Policies at Japanese Joint-Stock Companies: Case of Nikkei Index 400. The Japanese Political Economy, 35(2), 1-32
Ovsiannikov, K. (2017). Corporate Governance Reforms in Japan: Instilling the New Regime. Cogent Business & Management, 4(1), 1-16
"Impact of Shareholder-Value Pursuit on Labor Policies at Japanese Joint-Stock Companies: Case of Nikkei Index 400". Presented at the SASE 30th Annual Meeting. Doshisha University, 23 – 25 June 2018, Kyoto.
2021 European Commission Seal of Excellence
“The Role of Employment Policies and Corporate Governance in the Pursuit of Innovation Strategies: Comparative Analysis of France, Germany and Japan”. Project proposal submitted under Horizon 2020’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions call H2020-MSCA-IF-2020.