À PROPOS Chercheurs associés Tomoko HASHINO


Kobe University

Tomoko Hashino is a Professor of economic history at Kobe University. Her research interests are in the evolutionary process of the textile industry in Japan as well as the development history of weaving districts in modern Japan. Her recent articles have appeared in the Economic History Review, Business History Review, Australian Economic History Review, and Journal of the Japanese and International Economies. Professor Hashino received her Ph.D. in economics from Hitotsubashi University in 2003. She has been a visiting fellow at the University of New South Wales, the London School of Economics and Political Science, George Washington University and Stanford University.

Research themes: Economic history, Textile industry in Japan

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Collaboration with FFJ

Visiting researcher
Stay: September 2018

Tomoko Hashino took part in the project “Local Industries in Japan Structures, Roles and Futures” in collaboration with LVMH, intended for in-depth study of existing craft business and know-how in Japan. For this project, she focused on the theme “Survival of the Luxury Craft Industry Ecosystem in Japan” and took part to a workshop organized by FFJ at EHESS during her research stay in Paris in November 2018.

Local industries project

Selection of publications

Tomoko Hashino & Keijiro Otsuka, 2020. "The Rise And Fall Of Industrialization: The Case Of A Silk Weaving District In Modern Japan", Australian Economic History Review, Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand, vol. 60(1), pages 46-72, March.

Tomoko Hashino & Keijiro Otsuka (ed.) "Industrial Districts in History and the Developing World", Studies in Economic History, Springer, number 978-981-10-0182-6, December 2016.