Ulrike Schaede (born 1962) is Professor of Japanese Business at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego. She specializes in Japanese business organization, strategy and management, including Japan's political economy, antitrust, financial system and corporate governance.
Schaede received her Ph.D. in Japanese Studies/Economics from University of Marburg, Germany, in 1989, and an M.A. in Japanese Studies/Economics (1987) and a Translator's Diploma in Japanese (1985) from University of Bonn, Germany. Schaede is trilingual (German, English, and Japanese). She has lived in Japan for a total of more than six years, has held a position at the Institute of Economic Research at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, and has been a visiting scholar at the research institutes of the Bank of Japan, Japan's Ministry of Finance and METI, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
- Choose and Focus: Japan’s Business Strategies for the 21st Century. Cornell University Press. 2008.
- Japan’s Managed Globalization: Adapting to the 21st Century. co-edited with William W. Grimes. 2003.
- Cooperative Capitalism: Self-Regulation, Trade Associations, and the Antimonopoly Law in Japan. Oxford University Press. 2000.
- Der neue japanische Kapitalmarkt – Finanzfutures in Japan [The New Japanese Capital Market – Financial Futures in Japan]. 1990. (in German).
- Geldpolitik in Japan 1950–1985 [Monetary Policy in Japan 1950–1985]. 1989. (in German).