Last Updated :2019/10/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Social Sciences, ., Professor
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Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • University of Sydney, PhD

Academic Degrees

  • Waseda University
  • The University of Sydney

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Contemporary Economic Issues I
  2. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Year, Bachelor's Thesis
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Health Economics 1
  4. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Health Economics 2
  5. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Year, Seminar
  6. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Health Economics
  7. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Seminar in Socio-Economic Studies
  8. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Topics
  9. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Topics
  10. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Seminar in Socio-Economic Studies

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Financial literacy and anxiety about life in old age: Evidence from the USA, Review of Economics of the Household, 16(3), 859-878, 201809
  2. Can financial literacy reduce anxiety about life in old age?, Journal of Risk Research, 21(12), 1533-1550, 201812
  3. Gender differences in the long-term care of older parents: Evidence from India, Journal of Family Studies, forthcoming, 201702
  4. Effects of China’s One-Child Policy on Group Cooperation: Survey Evidence, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 23(3), 327-339, 201812
  5. What makes anxious about life after the age of 65? Evidence from international survey research in Japan, the United States, China, and India, Review of Economics of the Household, 14(2), 443-461, 201606
  6. Can Concern for the Long-term Care of Elderly Parents Explain Son Preference at Birth in India?, Journal of Women and Aging, 30(1), forthcoming, 201604
  7. Contact and Threat: Factors Affecting Views toward Increasing Immigrants in Japan, Politics and Policy, 43(1), 59-93, 201502
  8. Widow Discrimination and Family Care-Giving in India, Journal of Women and Aging, 27(1), 59-67, 201501
  9. Who will care for older people in China? Exploring the implications of gender imbalance at birth, Working with Older People, 18(2), 97-105, 2014
  10. Toward an age-friendly city: the constraints preventing the elderly's participation in community programs in Akita city, Working with Older People, 17(3), 101-108, 2013
  11. Ensuring the Service Quality of Long-Term Care Provided through Competitive Markets: The Experience of Care Workers' Training in Japan, ISER Discussion Paper, 201202
  12. Managing the Long-Term Care Market: The Constraints of Service Quality Improvement, Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy, 21(E1), 247-264, 2010
  13. Market Competition and Supplier-Induced Demands: Analyzing Medical Expense from Micro-Data in Japan, Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy, 25(2), 114-125
  14. Chinese Business Ethics and Regional Differences: Evidence from Micro-data in Six Major Cities, Econ Research Center Discussion Paper, E14(8), 1-16
  15. Family Care-Giving and Religion: Evidence from Micro-Data in the United States, ISER Discussion Paper
  16. UXO clearance operation in Laos, SPIE 10628, Detection and Sensing of Mines, Explosive Objects, and Obscured Targets, XXIII(106280J), 1-12, 201804
  17. What Determines Financial Literacy in Japan?, Journal of Pension Economics & Finance, forthcoming, 2019
  18. Cognitive decline reduces household spending among older people, Psychogeriatrics, forthcoming
  19. The Rising Phenomenon of Financial Scams: Evidence from Japan, Journal of Financial Crime, forthcoming

Publications such as books

  1. 2018/03, Human Services and Long-term Care: A Market ModelHuman Services and Long-term Care: A Market Model, Routledge, 2018, 3, English, Yoshihiko Kadoya, 9781138630932, 184
  2. 2016/02, Managing the Human Service Market: The Case of Long-Term Care in Japan, The University of Nagoya Press, 2016, 2
  3. 2019/, /6,, Dementia and Intelligence(Ninchisho to joho), Keiso Publishing


  1. 2017年06月25日, Best Authorship Award, Public Policy Studies Association Japan
  2. 2018年, The President Award of Hiroshima University, Hiroshima University
  3. 2018年12月, Distinguished Researcher, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima University

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. RISTEX, 2015, 2018
  2. International Collaborative Research, Medical Market Design in Aged Society, 2016, 2017
  3. Young Scientist (B), Medical Market Design in Aged Society, 2015, 2019
  4. Publication of Scientific Research, The Economics of Long-Term Care Market, 2015, 2016
  5. Research Grant, Efficient Use of Medical Expense, 2015, 2016
  6. The Nitto Foundation, Research Grant, 2014, 2015
  7. Research Grant, Long-Term Care and Life Insurance, 2014, 2015
  8. Japanese Bankers Association (The Zengin Foundation), Medical Market Design to Respond to the Increasing Cost of Social Security, 2014, 2015
  9. Predoctoral Research Grant, Managing the Human Service Market, 2011, 2011
  10. Open Partnership Program, The economic impact and the technological development for the elimination of the une xploded ordance (UXO)in Laos, 2017, 2019
  11. Research Grant, 2016, 2019
  12. Research Grant, 2017, 2019
  13. Young Scientist, 2019/04, 2022/03
  14. RITEX, Scam Crime Prevention Research, 2019/04, 2021/03

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Advisory board member, University of Stirling, 2018/10
  2. Life Management Research Group, 2019, 2021, Japan Institute of Life Insurance

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Hiroshima-Chulalongkorn Research Workshop on Applied Economics, Coordinator, 2016/08, 2016/12

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2016, Singapore Economic Review, Referee
  2. 2016, The Quarterly of Social Security Research, Referee
  3. 2016, Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy, Referee
  4. 2016, Ageing and Society, Referee
  5. 2017, Review of Development Economics, Referee
  6. 2018, Review of Economics of the Household, Referee