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Yuji Aruka Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who

Dr. Aruka has been endorsed by Marquis Who’s Who as a leader in the economics industry

TOKYO, JAPAN, July 19, 2017, Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Yuji Aruka a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Dr. Aruka celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Aruka is an internationally noted professor of economics at Chuo University in Japan, well known for his work with German physicist Jurgen Mimkes on the disciplines of econophysics, economic thermodynamics, the Carnot theory of wealth, and social temperature. These interdisciplinary economics models are also taken collectively as statistical economics, utilizing methods originally intended for physics and biology in the study of economics. Dr. Aruka jointly published with Dr. Mimkes “An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Interaction” in 2006, following their well-received work “Carnot Process of Wealth Distribution” in 2005.

Born in Bunkyo, Tokyo, to Shoji and Shigeko Aruka, Dr. Aruka matriculated Waseda University in Japan to earn a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s   Degree in Economics. He lectured at Chiba University of Commerce in Ichikawa, Japan, and entered Chuo University in 1985. Since joining Chuo he has taught at Chuo university for 32 years, and was appointed professor in 1990. Doctor’s Degree in Economics was given from Kyoto University. Dr. Aruka has also served as editor-in-chief of Evolutionary Economics and Social Complexity Science since 2013, is a coordinating editor with Evolutional and Institutional Economics Review, and is the president of the Japan Association of Evolutionary Economics.

In the civic sphere, Dr. Aruka has been asked to join the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the foreign service exam committee, and has served with the Society of Economic Sciences acting on behalf of the council with the Heterogeneous Interacting Agents in Milan. He is a member of Clare Hall and the University of Cambridge Alumni. For research in revolutionary economics methodology, Dr. Aruka was selected for inclusion in numerous volumes of Who’s Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who’s Who community, Dr. Aruka has been featured on the Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit for more information about this honor.