YOSHIHIKO KADOYA

Last Updated :2024/06/10

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
Web Site
E-mail
ykadoyahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Yoshihiko Kadoya is Distinguished Professor of Hiroshima University, the Director of Hiroshima Institute of Health Economics Research (HiHER) and Professor of Economics at Hiroshima University. His research fields include health economics, health services research, financial literacy, and public policy.

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • University of Sydney, PhD

Academic Degrees

  • Waseda University
  • The University of Sydney

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Economic Analysis
  • Economic Analysis

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Economics;Public finance / Public economy
  • Social sciences;Economics;Economic policy
  • Social sciences;Economics;Money / Finance
  • Social sciences;Economics;Economic statistics
  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Society medicine;Hygiene and public health
  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Society medicine;Epidemiology and preventive medicine
  • Complex systems;Social / Safety system science;Social systems engineering / Safety system

Research Keywords

  • Health Economics, Aging Society, Gerontology, Financial Literacy, Social Security System, Long-Term Care, COVID-19, Loneliness & Social Isolation, Financial Fraud, Addiction, Work-Life Balance, Emotion Studies, Tactile Marketing, Behavior Modification

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Seminar
  2. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Bachelor's Thesis
  3. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Health Economics 1
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Health Economics 2
  5. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Health Economics
  6. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Topics
  7. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Topics
  8. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Topics
  9. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Seminar on Economics Program I
  10. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Seminar on Economics Program

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. How Does Smartphone Use Impact Loneliness in the Post-COVID Landscape in Japan?, BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 14(4), 202404
  2. Could Having Access to Real-Time Data on Your Emotions Influence Subsequent Behavior? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial of Japanese Office Workers, BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 14(3), 202403
  3. Does the Easing of COVID-19 Restrictive Measures Improve Loneliness Conditions? Evidence from Japan, SUSTAINABILITY, 15(24), 202312
  4. Information Sources for Investment Decisions: Evidence from Japanese Investors, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL STUDIES, 11(4), 202312
  5. Loneliness during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparison of Urban and Rural Areas, SUSTAINABILITY, 15(16), 202308
  6. The Association of Caregivers' Socio-Economic Conditions with Family Caregiving Norms: Evidence from China, BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 13(5), 20230426
  7. Impulsivity and Alcohol-Drinking Behavior: Evidence from Japan, BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 13(5), 20230508
  8. Who Became Victims of Financial Frauds during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Japan?, Sustainability, 20230201
  9. Time Discounting and Hand-Sanitization Behavior: Evidence from Japan, Sustainability, 20230411
  10. Financial Literacy and Impulsivity: Evidence from Japan, Sustainability, 15(9), 20230524
  11. Pandemic Fatigue in Japan: Factors Affecting the Declining COVID-19 Preventive Measures, SUSTAINABILITY, 15(7), 202304
  12. Time Discounting and Hand-Sanitization Behavior: Evidence from Japan, SUSTAINABILITY, 15(8), 202304
  13. Who Became Victims of Financial Frauds during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Japan?, SUSTAINABILITY, 15(4), 202302
  14. Impact of Changing Socioeconomic Conditions on Family Caregiving Norms: Evidence from Japan, BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 12(12), 20221123
  15. A Longitudinal Study on Loneliness during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Japan, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 19(18), 202209
  16. Consumers' Willingness to Pay for Tactile Impressions: A Study Using Smartphone Covers, IEEE ACCESS, 10, 85180-85188, 2022
  17. Does financial literacy influence preventive health check-up behavior in Japan? a cross-sectional study, BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 22(1), 20220908
  18. Has Smartphone Use Influenced Loneliness during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Japan?, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 19(17), 202209
  19. Does Financial Literacy Influence Preventive Health Check-up Behavior in Japan?, BMC Public Health,, 20220909
  20. A Longitudinal Study on Loneliness during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Japan, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Health Economics, 20220907
  21. Financial Literacy, Financial Education, and Smoking Behavior: Evidence From Japan, 20210115
  22. Has Smartphone Use Influenced Loneliness during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Japan?, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Health Economics, 20220824
  23. Consumers' Willingness to Pay for Tactile Impressions: A Study Using Smartphone Covers, IEEE Access, 10, 85180-85188, 20220810
  24. Hesitancy towards the Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine among the Younger Generation in Japan, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20220608
  25. Who Became Lonely during the COVID-19 Pandemic? An Investigation of the Socioeconomic Aspects of Loneliness in Japan, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20220520
  26. Financial Literacy, Financial Education, and Cancer Screening Behavior: Evidence from Japan, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Health Economics, 19(8), 20220407
  27. Satisfaction with the COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Policy: A Study of the Special Cash Payment Policy for Residents of Japan, Sustainability, 20220314
  28. Insurance literacy among older people in Japan: The role of socio-economic status, Journal of Consumer Affairs, 20220310
  29. Can Financial Literacy Explain Lack of Investment in Risky Assets in Japan?, Sustainability, 20211115
  30. COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy among the Younger Generation in Japan, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20211107
  31. Applied Research on Financial Literacy, JILI Journal, 216, 125-141, 20210915
  32. Financial Literacy and Exercise Behavior in the United States, Sustainability, 20210823
  33. Financial Literacy and Alcohol Drinking Behavior: Evidence from Japan, Sustainability, 20210808
  34. Loneliness during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparison between Older and Younger People, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20210725
  35. Who Is Next? A Study on Victims of Financial Fraud in Japan, Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 20210702
  36. Family caregiving attitudes: Implications for post-pandemic eldercare in Japan, Gérontologie et société, 20210601
  37. How is emotion associated with driving speed? A study on taxi drivers in Japan, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 79(May), 205-216, 20210524
  38. Financial Literacy and Gambling Behavior in the United States, Journal of Gambling Studies, 20210505
  39. Willing or hesitant? A socio-economic study on the potential acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine in Japan, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(9), 4864, 20210502
  40. Do Financial Literacy and Financial Education Influence Smoking Behavior in the United States?, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20210304
  41. The Economic Burden of Dementia: Evidence from a Survey of Households of People with Dementia and Their Caregivers, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20210302
  42. Financial Literacy and Exercise Behavior: Evidence from Japan, Sustainability, 20210409
  43. Access to Antenatal Care in Laos: Analysis Using National Level Survey, Asian Economic Journal, 34(3), 327-349, 202011
  44. Is Financial Literacy Associated with Investment in Financial Markets in the United States?, Sustainability, 12(18), 20200725
  45. Government's Stimulus Program to Boost Consumer Spending: A Case of Discount Shopping Coupon Scheme in Japan, Sustainability, 12(9), 20200511
  46. Financial Literacy in Japan: New Evidence Using Financial Knowledge, Behavior, and Attitude, Sustainability, 12(9), 20200502
  47. Financial Literacy and Gambling Behavior: Evidence from Japan, Journal of Gambling Studies, 20200318
  48. The Rising Phenomenon of Financial Scams: Evidence from Japan, Journal of Financial Crime, forthcoming, 202002
  49. Factors affecting knowledge about the adult guardianship and civil trust systems: evidence from Japan, Journal of Women & Aging, 20200212
  50. Emotional Status and Productivity: Evidence from the Special Economic Zone in Laos, Sustainability, 20200202
  51. Cognitive decline reduces household spending among older people, Psychogeriatrics, forthcoming, 20200403
  52. What Determines Financial Literacy in Japan?, Journal of Pension Economics & Finance, forthcoming, 20190208
  53. Can financial literacy reduce anxiety about life in old age?, Journal of Risk Research, 21(12), 1533-1550, 20181202
  54. Effects of Chinas One-Child Policy on Group Cooperation: Survey Evidence, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 23(3), 327-339, 201812
  55. Financial literacy and anxiety about life in old age: Evidence from the USA, Review of Economics of the Household, 16(3), 859-878, 201809
  56. UXO clearance operation in Laos, SPIE 10628, Detection and Sensing of Mines, Explosive Objects, and Obscured Targets, XXIII(106280J), 1-12, 201804
  57. Gender differences in the long-term care of older parents: Evidence from India, Journal of Family Studies, forthcoming, 20170209
  58. 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
  59. 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
  60. What makes anxious about life after the age of 65? Evidence from international survey research in Japan, the United States, China, and India, Nagoya-Chulalongkorn Joint Academic Workshop on Health Economics, 201507
  61. Can Financial Literacy Reduce Anxiety about Life in Old Age?, 201507
  62. The Role of Gender in Long-Term Care for Older Parents: Evidnce from India, Econ Research Center Discussion Paper, e14(15), 1-32, 201505
  63. Contact and Threat: Factors Affecting Views toward Increasing Immigrants in Japan, Politics and Policy, 43(1), 59-93, 201502
  64. Widow Discrimination and Family Care-Giving in India, Journal of Women and Aging, 27(1), 59-67, 201501
  65. Are Chinese Workers From the One-Child Policy Generation Selfish In a Group? Evidence From Worker Surveys In Six Major Cities, ISER Discussion Paper, 900, 1-11, 201404
  66. 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, 2014
  67. Chinese Business Ethics and Regional Differences: Evidence from Micro-data in Six Major Cities, Econ Research Center Discussion Paper, E14(8), 1-16, 2014
  68. 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
  69. 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
  70. Ensuring the Service Quality of Long-Term Care Provided through Competitive Markets: The Experience of Care Workers' Training in Japan, ISER Discussion Paper, 201202
  71. Family Care-Giving and Religion: Evidence from Micro-Data in the United States, ISER Discussion Paper, 2012
  72. Managing the Long-Term Care Market: The Constraints of Service Quality Improvement, Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy, 21(E1), 247-264, 2010

Publications such as books

  1. 2022/08/31, Insights in Health Economics: 2021, Financial Literacy, Financial Education, and Smoking Behavior: Evidence From Japan, Frontiers, 2022, Scholarly Book, Contributor
  2. 2018/03, Human Services and Long-term Care: A Market ModelHuman Services and Long-term Care: A Market Model, Routledge, 2018, 3, Scholarly Book, Single work, English, Yoshihiko Kadoya, 9781138630932, 184
  3. 2016/02, Managing the Human Service Market: The Case of Long-Term Care in Japan, The University of Nagoya Press, 2016, 2, Scholarly Book, Single work
  4. 2019/06/21, Dementia and Intelligence(Ninchisho to joho), Keiso Publishing, 2019, Scholarly Book, Joint work

Awards

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

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), 2023, 2026
  2. Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists, 2019, 2022
  3. RISTEX, 2015, 2018
  4. International Collaborative Research, Medical Market Design in Aged Society, 2016, 2017
  5. Young Scientist (B), Medical Market Design in Aged Society, 2015, 2019
  6. Publication of Scientific Research, The Economics of Long-Term Care Market, 2015, 2016
  7. Research Grant, Efficient Use of Medical Expense, 2015, 2016
  8. The Nitto Foundation, Research Grant, 2014, 2015
  9. Research Grant, Long-Term Care and Life Insurance, 2014, 2015
  10. Japanese Bankers Association (The Zengin Foundation), Medical Market Design to Respond to the Increasing Cost of Social Security, 2014, 2015
  11. Predoctoral Research Grant, Managing the Human Service Market, 2011, 2011
  12. Strategic Basic Research Programs(RISTEX), 2016/04/01, 2018/11/30
  13. Open Partnership Program, The economic impact and the technological development for the elimination of the une xploded ordance (UXO)in Laos, 2017, 2019
  14. Research Grant, 2016, 2019
  15. Research Grant, 2017, 2019
  16. Young Scientist, 2019/04, 2022/03
  17. RITEX, Scam Crime Prevention Research, 2019/04, 2021/03

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Member (Associate Member), 2020/10/01, 2026/09/30, Science Council of Japan (Economics)
  2. Public Policy Studies Association Japan Conference, 2020/08, 2021/06, Public Policy Studies Association Japan
  3. Life Management Research Group, 2019/05, 2021/03, Japan Institute of Life Insurance
  4. Advisory board member, University of Stirling, 2018/10

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

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

Other Social Contributions

  1. THE's 2024 Academic Reputation Survey, THE's 2024 Academic Reputation Survey, Times Higher Education, THE's 2024 Academic Reputation Survey, 2024/01/24, 2024/01/24, Times Higher Education, Informant, Investigation, General
  2. QS Academic Reputation Survey 2017, QS Academic Reputation Survey 2017, QS World University Ranking, QS Academic Reputation Survey 2017, 2017/02/23, 2017/03/10, QS World University Ranking, Informant, Investigation
  3. Preparing Indonesia to Expand Silver Economy, Preparing Indonesia to Expand Silver Economy, BAPPENAS, Government of Indonesia, Preparing Indonesia to Expand Silver Economy, 2020/11/06, 2020/11/06, BAPPENAS, Government of Indonesia, Panelist, Meeting or assembly
  4. Asia Research News, Study finds tactile impressions add product value, Asia Research News, Asia Research News, 2022/09/27, 2022/09/27, Asia Research News, Informant, Newspaper or magazine
  5. Surface texture design can increase sale value of products – study, Surface texture design can increase sale value of products – study, The Jerusalem Post, The Jerusalem Post, 2022/09/27, 2022/09/27, The Jerusalem Post, Interviewee, Newspaper or magazine
  6. Global Academic Reputation Survey, Global Academic Reputation Survey, Clarivate, Global Academic Reputation Survey, 2023/02/26, 2023/03/15, Global Academic Reputation Survey, Informant, Investigation
  7. THE's Interdisciplinary Research Survey, THE's Interdisciplinary Research Survey, Times Higher Education, THE's Interdisciplinary Research Survey, 2023/01/14, 2023/01/20, THE's Interdisciplinary Research Survey, Informant, Investigation
  8. Times Higher Education 2023 Global Academic Reputation Survey, 2023 Global Academic Reputation Survey, Times Higher Education, Times Higher Education 2023 Global Academic Reputation Survey, 2022/11/10, 2022/11/20, Times Higher Education, Informant, Investigation
  9. Institutional Academic Performance, Institutional Academic Performance, Clarivate, US News Best Global University Ranking, 2023/03/15, 2023/03/20, US News Best Global University Ranking, Others, Investigation
  10. QS World University Ranking, Evaluator, QS World University Ranking, QS World University Ranking, 2022/12/26, 2023/02/22, QS World University Ranking, Informant, Investigation
  11. WHO West Pacific Office, LTC system introduction in Asia Pacific Region, World Health Organization (WHO), 2021/03/05, 2021/03/05, Lecturer, Seminar or workshop
  12. Media information is available with the following website., Media information is available with the following website., Others, Others