Chikako Usui

CHIKAKO USUI Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Missouri St. Louis, USA. She specializes in the areas of comparative social policy and political economy of Japan. She is co-author of Amakudari: The Hidden Fabric of Japan's Economy and Japan's Population Aging and Silver Industries in The Silver Market Phenomenon (edited by F. Kolbacher and C. Herstatt).