Yukiko Saito

Senior Fellow at Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), Associate Professor at Waseda University

Yukiko Umeno Saito is an Associate Professor at Waseda University, Japan since 2018 and a Senior Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan since 2014, and was a Fellow from 2012-2014. Prior to that, she was a Researcher at the Fujitsu Research Institute, Japan from 2002 to 2012. She received a Ph.D. in physics from University of Tokyo in 2002. She was a Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science from 1999 to 2002. Her research field is industrial organisation and spatial economics. She is interested in how firms construct inter-firm relationships and how it affects firm’s performance.