Category: Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

New Article: Globalisation, uneven development and the North–South ‘big switch’

Horner, Rory, Seth Schindler, Daniel Haberly, and Yuko Aoyama, 2018.  “De-globalization and its limits.” Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society. Abstract An apparent ‘big switch’ in attitudes towards and discourse over economic globalisation has occurred since the turn of

New Article: Research and Development Facilities in India

Abstract: India has emerged as a preferred location for corporate R&D and strategic marketing facilities. Until a decade ago, these functions were conducted almost exclusively near the corporate headquarters of MNEs in the developed world. One reason for the relocation

“Editorial: Emerging Themes in Economic Geography.” Economic Geography 87 No.2 (April, 2011): 111-126.

“Economic Geography sponsored a workshop to brainstorm collectively the emerging research themes in economic geography. We gathered a small group of midcareer scholars from 19 institutions in 7 countries on April 12–13, 2010, in Washington, D.C., to address what we considered

Teleology, Contexts, and Agency in Sheppard’s Socio-Spatial Ontology

Aoyama, Yuko, 2011. “Teleology, Contexts, and Agency in Sheppard’s Socio-Spatial Ontology” Dialogues in Human Geography 1 (March): 76-79.

Consumption-centered research for diverse urban economies

Aoyama, Yuko, 2009. “Consumption-centered research for diverse urban economies.”  Urban Geography 30 No.4: 1-3.

Limits to FDI-driven growth in Ireland: A newspaper content analysis for investment, upgrading and divestment

Horner, Rory and Yuko Aoyama. 2009 “Limits to FDI-driven growth in Ireland: A newspaper content analysis for investment, upgrading and divestment.” Irish Geography 42 No. 2 (July): 187-207.

Entrepreneurship and Regional Culture: The case of Hamamatsuand Kyoto, Japan.

Aoyama, Yuko, 2009.  “Entrepreneurship and Regional Culture:  The case of Hamamatsuand Kyoto, Japan.”  Regional Studies 43 No.3 (April): 495-512.

“Artists, Tourists, and the State” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 33, 1 (March 2009): 80-104

Abstract In this article, I seek to demonstrate how research on cultural industries and tourism combined yields insights into the contemporary dynamics of cultural survival in the age of globalization. Tourism is increasingly an important economic force that facilitates cultural

Locating Backup Facilities to Enhance Supply Chain Disaster Resilience

Ratick, Samuel, Brian Meecham and Yuko Aoyama.  2008.  “Locating Backup Facilities to Enhance Supply Chain Disaster Resilience.”  Growth and Change 39, 4 (December): 642-666.

Oligopoly and the Structural Paradox of Retail TNCs: An Assessment of Carrefour and Wal-Mart in Japan

Aoyama, Yuko.  2007.  “Oligopoly and the Structural Paradox of Retail TNCs: An Assessment of Carrefour and Wal-Mart in Japan.”  Journal of Economic Geography, 7 (July): 471-490.

Trust, Transactions, and Inter-firm Relations in the U.S.Logistics Industry

Aoyama, Yuko and Samuel Ratick.  2007. “Trust, Transactions, and Inter-firm Relations in the U.S.Logistics Industry.”  Economic Geography 83 No.2 (April): 159-180.

The Role of Consumption and Globalization in a Cultural Industry: The Case of Flamenco

Aoyama, Yuko.  2007. “The Role of Consumption and Globalization in a Cultural Industry: The Case of Flamenco.”  Geoforum 38 No.1: 103-113.

“Industry Evolution and Cross-Sectoral Skill Transfers: A Comparative Analysis of the Video Game Industry in Japan, the United States, and the United Kingdom

Izushi, Hiro and Yuko Aoyama.  2006.  “Industry Evolution and Cross-Sectoral Skill Transfers: A Comparative Analysis of the Video Game Industry in Japan, the United States, and the United Kingdom.” Environment and Planning A 38 No.10 (October): 1843-1861.

Organizational Dynamics of the U.S.Logistics Industry from an Economic Geography Perspective

Aoyama, Yuko, Samuel J. Ratick and Guido Schwarz.  2006. “Organizational Dynamics of the U.S.Logistics Industry from an Economic Geography Perspective.”  The Professional Geographer 58 No.3 (August): 327-340.

From Software Services to R&D Services: Local entrepreneurship in the software industry in Bangalore, India

Parthasarathy, Balaji  and Yuko Aoyama.  2006.  “From Software Services to R&D Services: Local entrepreneurship in the software industry in Bangalore, India.”  Environment and Planning A 38 No. 7 (July): 1269-1285.

Modeling the Impacts of Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce on the Organization of the Logistics Industry

Aoyama, Yuko, Samuel J. Ratick and Guido Schwarz. 2005. “Modeling the Impacts of Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce on the Organization of the Logistics Industry.”  Geographical Analysis 37 No.1: 46-68

Retail and Distribution in the Information Age: A Research Agenda for Economic Geography

Aoyama, Yuko.  2005.  “Retail and Distribution in the Information Age: A Research Agenda for Economic Geography.”  Annals of the Japanese Economic Geographers 51 No.1: 101-115

From Mail Order to E-Commerce: Competition, Regulation, and Politics of Non-store Retailing in Germany

Aoyama, Yuko and Guido Schwarz.  2004.  “From Mail Order to E-Commerce: Competition, Regulation, and Politics of Non-store Retailing in Germany.” Urban Geography 25 No.6: 503-527.

Socio-Spatial Dimensions of Technology Adoption: Recent E- and M-Commerce Developments

Aoyama, Yuko, 2003.  “Socio-Spatial Dimensions of Technology Adoption: Recent E- and M-Commerce Developments.” Environment and Planning A 35 No. 7: 1201-1221

Introduction to the Special Issue, The Dialectics of Geographic and Virtual Spaces

Aoyama, Yuko and Eric Sheppard, 2003.  “Introduction to the Special Issue, The Dialectics of Geographic and Virtual Spaces.” Co-guest editor for the Special issue.  Environment and Planning A 35 No.7: 1151-1156

Theorizing Globalization: Prospective for Economic Geography

Aoyama, Yuko. 2003.  “Theorizing Globalization: Prospective for Economic Geography.”  Annals of the Japanese Economic Geographers 49 No.5: 467-481.

Globalization of Knowledge-Intensive Industries: The case of software production in Bangalores, India

Aoyama, Yuko, 2003. “Globalization of Knowledge-Intensive Industries: The case of software production in Bangalores, India”  Annual Report of Research Center for Regional Studies (ANREG) 12: 33-50.

Hardware Gimmick or Cultural Innovation?: Technological, cultural, and social foundations of the Japanese video game industry.

Aoyama, Yuko and Hiro Izushi, 2003.  “Hardware Gimmick or Cultural Innovation?: Technological, cultural, and social foundations of the Japanese video game industry.”  Research Policy 32 No.3: 423-444.

An Empirical Assessment of the Informational Society: Employment and Occupational Structures of G-7 Countries

Aoyama, Yuko and Manuel Castells, 2002. “An Empirical Assessment of the Informational Society: Employment and Occupational Structures of G-7 Countries.”  International Labour Review 141 No. 1-2: 123-159.

Structural Foundations for Electronic Commerce: A Comparative Organization of Retail Trade in Japanand the United States

Aoyama, Yuko, 2001. “Structural Foundations for Electronic Commerce: A Comparative Organization of Retail Trade in Japanand the United States.” Urban Geography 22 No.2: 130-153.

Keiretsu, Networks and Locations of Japanese Electronics Industry in Asia

Aoyama, Yuko, 2000.  “Keiretsu, Networks and Locations of Japanese Electronics Industry in Asia.”  Environment and Planning A 32 No. 2 (February): 223-244.

Exclusion and Empowerment for Real and Virtual Communities

Aoyama, Yuko, 1999.  “Exclusion and Empowerment for Real and Virtual Communities.”  Guest Editor for the special issue, Cities and the Telecommunications at Millennium’s End in Urban Geography 20 No.4, 291-293.

Policy Interventions for Industrial Network Formation: Contrasting Historical Underpinnings of the Small Business Policy in Japan and the United States

Aoyama, Yuko, 1999.  “Policy Interventions for Industrial Network Formation: Contrasting Historical Underpinnings of the Small Business Policy in Japan and the United States.”  Small Business Economics 12 No.3 (May): 217-231.

Integrating Business and Location: An Overview of Two Theoretical Frameworks on Multinational Firms

Aoyama, Yuko, 1997.  “Integrating Business and Location: An Overview of Two Theoretical Frameworks on Multinational Firms.”  Berkeley Planning Journal 11: 49-70.

Local Economic Development or National Industrial Strategy: Recent Trends in Small Business Policy in Japanand the United States

Aoyama, Yuko, 1996. “Local Economic Development or National Industrial Strategy: Recent Trends in Small Business Policy in Japanand the United States.” Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies. 8 No.1 (January): 1-14.

Paths Towards the Informational Society: Employment Structure in G-7 Countries. 1920-1990

Castells, Manuel and Yuko Aoyama, 1994.  “Paths Towards the Informational Society: Employment Structure in G-7 Countries. 1920-1990.”  International Labour Review 133, No.1: 5-33.

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