Atsushi Ohyama is an associate professor of Economics at the Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University. He is also a visiting scholar at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland. Prior to his current position, he was an associate professor at Hokkaido University and a post doctorate researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His primary research is on industrial organization, entrepreneurship, and economics of innovation. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo.