SHIHO FUTAGAMI is an Associate Professor at the International Graduate School of Social Sciences of Yokohama National University. She holds the degree of Doctor of Economics from Kyoto University. She was a Visiting Professor at WHU (Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Unternehmensführung）in Germany, supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (2002-2003). She was a Visiting Professor at the University of Zurich and ILO (the International Labour Organization) in Switzerland with support from the Japan Foundation (2007-2008). She has had the following books and articles published in Japan, the United States, and Europe:
1. Shiho Futagami with Marilyn M.Helms (2009) “Emerging Female Entrepreneurship in Japan: A Case Study of Digimom Workers”, Thunderbird International Business Review, Vol.51, No.1, January/February.
2. Shiho Futagami (2006) “Zeitarbeiter in Japan”, Personal, Heft 11(German).
3. Shiho Futagami (2004) “Wage differential between men and women” In K. Futagami (Ed.) Japanese Compensation, retirement money and pension in the 21st century, Chūōkeizai-Publishing, Inc. (Japanese).
4. Shiho Futagami (2002) Labor Mobility: The new relationship between an individual and an organization, Taga-Publishing, Inc.(Japanese).