ICJS Event:
Economics Discussion with Professor Andrei Hagiu of Harvard Business School

Date
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Time
6:30 p.m. (talk will start at 7 p.m.)
Venue
Temple University, Japan Campus Mita Hall (Access)
Admission
Open to general public.
Dinner will be provided along with some drinks for ¥3,000 (¥1,500 for students with ID).
Seating is limited. RSVP required.
RSVP
dujarric@tuj.ac.jp

We are happy to invite you to a Temple University Economics Discussion with Professor Andrei Hagiu of Harvard Business School on the Japanese video games and anime industries. Andrei has been studying these sectors for several years. His presentation will highlight the strengths and weaknesses found in the Japanese media and contents sectors.


About Professor Andrei Hagiu

Andrei is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at Harvard Business School (http://www.people.hbs.edu/ahagiu/). His research and consulting work focus on multi-sided markets, which feature platforms serving two or more distinct groups of customers, who value each other's participation. These include payment systems, advertising supported media, personal computers, videogames, mobile devices, etc. He graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and the ENSAE in France before obtaining a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton in 2004. Prior to joining HBS, he spent 18 months in Tokyo at the Research Institute of Economy Trade and Industry.