HORIOKA Charles Yuji

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Name
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Nickname
handle0042836
E-mail
horiokarieb.kobe-u.ac.jp
Affiliation
Kobe University
Section
Research Institute for Economics and Business Administration
Job title
Vice-President and Research Professor
Degree
Ph. D.(Harvard University)
Other affiliation
Osaka University
Research funding number
90173632

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2019
 - 
Today
Professor, Research Institute for Economics and Business Administration, Kobe University
 
Apr 2019
 - 
Today
Distinguished Research Professor, Research Department, Asian Growth Research Institute
 
Oct 2014
 - 
Dec 2014
Adjunct Professor, School of Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman
 
Oct 2014
 - 
Mar 2019
Vice-President and Research Professor, Research Department, Asian Growth Research Institute
 
2013
 - 
Today
Invited Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University
 
1997
 - 
2013
Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University
 
2013
 - 
2014
Professor, School of Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman
 
1987
 - 
1997
Associate Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University
 
1985
 - 
1987
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University
 
1983
 - 
1985
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University
 

Education

 
1977
 - 
1981
Business Economics, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
 
1975
 - 
1977
Department of Economics, Harvard College
 

Committee Memberships

 
2013
 - 
Today
International Economic Review  Associate Editor
 
1988
 - 
Today
Japanese Economic Association  Associate Editor, Japanese Economic Review (Economic Studies Quarterly)
 
1998
 - 
2013
International Economic Review  Co-Editor
 

Awards & Honors

 
2001
Japanese Economic Association/Nakahara Prize
 

Published Papers

 
The Wealth Decumulation Behavior of the Retired Elderly in Japan: The Relative Importance of Precautionary Saving and Bequest Motives
NIIMI, Yoko, and HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies   51 52-63   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Public and Private Investment in Human Capital and Intergenerational Transfers in Asia: An Overview
HORIOKA Charles Yuji; MORGAN, Peter J.; and NIIMI, Yoko
Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy   23(4) 511-514   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Aging in Asia: Introduction to Symposium
HORIOKA Charles Yuji; MORGAN, Peter J.; NIIMI, Yoko; and WAN, Guanghua
Review of Development Economics   22(3) 879-884   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Why Do Children Take Care of Their Elderly Parents? Are the Japanese Any Different?
HORIOKA, Charles Yuji; GAHRAMANOV, Emin; HAYAT, Aziz; and TANG, Xueli
International Economic Review   59(1) 113-136   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
The Impact of Intergenerational Transfers on Wealth Inequality in Japan and the United States
NIIMI, Yoko, and HORIOKA Charles Yuji
World Economy   41(8) 2042-2066   Aug 2018   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Saving and Bequests / Inheritances in an Aging Society
1996   
The Saving Behavior of U.S. and Japanese Households
1998   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
The Impact of Bequest Motives on Labor Supply and Retirement Behavior in Japan: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Seventh Kobe University-Nanyang Technological University-Hanyang University Joint Symposium in Economics: "Current Issues in Global Economies and Their Implications to Asian Economies"   14 Jun 2019   
Aging Population: Fiscal Sustainability and Adequacy of Social Security Systems [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Think 20 (T20) Japan Summit   26 May 2019   
Aging and Debt in Japan [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
2019 Pension Research Council Symposium: Remaking Retirement? Debt in an Aging Economy   2 May 2019   
Financial Literacy, Incentives, and Innovations to Deal with Population Aging [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development-Asian Development Bank Institute Roundtable on Capital Market and Financial Reform in Asia   26 Feb 2019   
Completing the Solution to the Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Conference on “Asian Economic Outlook and Challenges to Growth and Stability”   23 Nov 2018   
Policy Challenges for Inclusive and Balanced Growth [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Japan National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (JANCPEC) Symposium on “Post-2020 Bogor Goal: Toward the Next APEC Agenda”   1 Sep 2017   
Do People Leave Bequests, and If So, Why and Does It Matter? [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Universiti Brunei Darussalam International Conference on Business, Economics and Finance 2017   23 Aug 2017   
Do People Leave Bequests, and If So, Why and Does It Matter? [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Singapore Economic Review Conference 2017   2 Aug 2017   
Do People Leave Bequests, and If So, Why and Does It Matter? [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
First Annual Meeting of the Society of Economics of the Household   25 Jun 2017   
Are the Japanese Unique? Evidence from Saving and Bequest Behavior [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Eleventh Biennial Conference of the Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association   7 Jul 2016   
The Challenges of Population Aging in the Asia-Pacific Region [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Australasian Development Economics Workshop 2016,   6 Jun 2016   
IS Imbalances and Trade and Current Account Imbalances in Japan [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Singapore Economic Review Conference 2015   5 Aug 2015   
The Role of Long-term Household Saving [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
2013 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Global Forum on Private Pensions: “Asian Pensions—Lessons for the World”   5 Nov 2013   
The Determinants and Long-term Projections of Saving Rates in Developing Asia [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Federation of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Associations Annual Conference   28 Nov 2012   
An International Comparison of Altruism and Bequest Motives [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
2012 Econometric Society Australasian Meeting   3 Jul 2012   
A Re-examination of Japan’s Economic Policies: From the Perspective of Policy Regimes [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Thirteen Tokyo Center for Economic Research Macro Conference   26 Nov 2011   
Recent Trends in Consumption and Savings in Japan in International Comparison [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
First Annual Nanyang Technological University-Bond University Conference on Economic and Policy Developments in East Asia   13 Oct 2011   
Recent Trends in Consumption in the G7 Countries [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Pacific Economic Cooperation Council 20th General Meeting 2011: “State of the Region”   29 Sep 2011   
An International Comparison of Intra-Family Mutual Assistance during Recessions and Old Age [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
21st Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Family Sociology   10 Sep 2011   
The Determinants of Consumption and Saving [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Pacific Economic Cooperation Council International Workshop on Social Resilience Project 2011   11 Jul 2011   
The Impact of Social Safety Nets on Saving Rates [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Plenary Meeting, 33rd Human Resources Development Working Group, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation   7 Mar 2011   
The Impact of Social Safety Nets on Saving Rates [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Pacific Economic Cooperation Council 19th General Meeting 2010: “PECC at 30: New Vision for APEC and Toward Further Regional Economic Cooperation"   18 Oct 2010   
An International Comparison of Altruism, Bequest Motives, and Parent-Child Relations [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
5th Annual Conference on “Dynamics, Economic Growth and International Trade"   3 Sep 2010   
The (Dis)saving Behavior of the Aged in Japan [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
International Conference on East Asian Economy 2010: “Globalization and the Evolution of Asian Economy”   12 May 2010   
Cross-Country Differences in Household Saving Rates and Social Benefit Ratios [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) International Workshop on Social Resilience Project   4 Mar 2010   
Strategy for Asia-Pacific Prosperity: Inclusive Growth [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Japan 2010 Symposium   9 Dec 2009   
Cross-Country Differences in Household Saving Rates and Social Benefit Ratios [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Asian Development Bank Institute Annual Conference on “The Effects of Social Policy on Domestic Demand”   4 Dec 2009   
Past and Future Trends in Japan’s Household Saving Rate and the Implications for Japan’s Current Account Balance [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Australian Research Council-Asia Pacific Futures Research Network 2009 Signature Event: “Trade and Industry in Asia Pacific: History, Trends and Prospects”   19 Nov 2009   
Recent Trends in Consumption and Saving in Japan [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Pacific Economic Cooperation Council Conference on “Economic Crisis and Recovery: Enhancing Resilience, Structural Reform, and Freer Trade in the Asia-Pacific Region   7 Oct 2009   
An International Comparison of Altruism, Bequest Motives, and Parent-Child Relations [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science International Workshop on “Social Inequality in Transferring Resources across Generations”   28 Sep 2009   
The Saving Behavior of the Aged in Japan [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
First Annual Tsinghua University Workshop on Macroeconomics   6 Jul 2009   
Altruism, Bequest Motives, and Parent-Child Relations in the U.S., Japan, China, and India [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Eighth Biennial Conference of the Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association   2 Jul 2009   
Post-Bubble Trends in Household Consumption and Saving in Japan: Lessons for the United States [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Symposium on “The Outlook for Consumption   22 May 2009   
Bequest Motives and Parent-Child Relations in the U.S., Japan, and China [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Fukuoka University International Conference on “Econometrics and the World Economy”   23 Mar 2009   
The Saving Behavior of the Aged in Japan [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
National Cheng Kung University International Workshop on “The Prospects of Aging Economy”   4 Mar 2009   
Aging and Saving [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
12th International Conference on “Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade"   29 Jun 2007   
Aging, Saving, and Fiscal Policy [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Asian Development Bank Seminar on “Aging Asia: A New Challenge for the Region”   4 May 2007   
Are the Japanese Selfish, Altruistic, or Dynastic? [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Singapore Economic Review Conference 2005   4 Aug 2005   
Are the Japanese Selfish, Altruistic, or Dynastic? [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Far Eastern Meeting of the Econometric Society   30 Jul 2004   
Are the Japanese Selfish, Altruistic, or Dynastic? [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
5th Biennial Conference of the Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association   17 Dec 2003   
How Do the Japanese Cope with Risk? [Invited]
HORIOKA Charles Yuji
Second Biennial Conference of the Hong Kong Economic Association   16 Dec 2002   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Empirical Analysis of Intergenerational Transfers and the Transmission of Socioeconomic Status and Inequality
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): HORIOKA Charles Yuji
The Successes and Failures of Japan's Social Policy: What Asia Can Learn
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Charles Yuji Horioka
International Comparative Research on Parent-Child Economic Relations and the Impact of Social Norms and Systems on Parent-Child Behavior
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): HORIOKA Charles Yuji
An Economic Analysis of Intergenerational Transfers and Parent-Child Relations in Japan
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Horioka, Charles Yuji
The Evaluation of Economic Systems based on Empirical Analyses of Household Behavior
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
Project Year: Apr 2000 - Mar 2006    Investigator(s): Horioka, Charles Yuji