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Doshisha University
Faculty of Policy Studies Department of Policy Studies
Job title
Ph.D.(The Australian National University), Master of Economics(Kyoto University)

Research Areas

  • Economics / Economic policy / econometric analysis in gender gaps
  • Gender / Gender / gender gap in economic status

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2004
Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Doshisha University
Jul 1993
Mar 2005
Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Otemon Gakuin University
Apr 2000
Mar 2004
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Otemon Gakuin University
Apr 1995
Mar 2000
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Otemon Gakuin University
Jan 1990
Jun 1993
Lecturer, Faculty of Economics and Commerce, Melbourne University


Mar 1986
Jan 1990
Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University
Graduate School, Division of Economics, The Australian National University
Apr 1984
Mar 1986
Master Course, Research School of Economic Studies, University of Kyoto
Graduate School, Division of Economics, Kyoto University
Apr 1982
Mar 1984
Master Course, Research School of Economic Studies, University of Kyoto

Awards & Honors

Nov 2008
Gender Gap in Economic Status, Nikkei Economic Book Award, Nikkei

Published Papers

"Maternity harassment in Japan: Why do regular employees have higher risk than non-regular employees do?"
Akira Kawaguchi
Japan and the World Economy   forthcoming    2018   [Refereed]
Hiroko Okudaira, Yusuke Kinari, Noriko Mizutani, Fumio Ohtake, Akira kawaguchi
Personality and Individual Differences   (82) 81-89.-89   2015   [Refereed]
Akira Kawaguchi
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies   38 193-213   2015   [Refereed]
Akira Kawaguch, Keizo Mizuno
Laour Economics   18(4) 441-452   2011   [Refereed]
Anne Daly, Xing Meng, Akira Kawaguchi, Karen Mumford
Economic Record   82(257) 165-176   2006   [Refereed]


"Corporate Governance and the Role of Women"
Akira Kawaguchi, Kimitaka Nishitani
Japanese Economy   39(2) 43-64   2012
Corporate Governance by Investors and the Role of Women
川口 章
Japan Labor Review   6(1) 72-90   2009
川口 章
Journal of Clinical Nursing   17(24) 3275-3285   2008
Not entered
The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies   47(5) 43-58   2005
Not entered
The Japanese Journal of Labour Economics   47(1) 42-55   2005

Books etc

Equal Employment Opportunity, Work-Life Balance and Corporate Performance in Japan: An Analysis based on Matched Employer- Manager- Employee Data, Corbett, J. Daly, A., Matsushige, H. and Tayloer D. (eds.) Laggards and Leaders in Labour Market Reform
Routledge   2009   
"Work-Life Balance Measures and Gender Division of Labor" Mason, A. and Yamaguchi, M. (eds.) Popolation Change, Labor Markets and Sustainabile Growth
Elsevier   2007   

Conference Activities & Talks

"Prevalence and couse of maternity harassment: Focusing on gender stereotypes and contributions to organizations"
Akira Kawaguchi
The 21st Asian Studies Conference Japan   9 Jul 2017   
"Effect of Paid and Unpaid Overtime Work on Stress and Happiness"
Akira Kawaguchi, Takato Kasai
16 Oct 2014   
"Do Workaholics Live a Happy Life?: Comparison of Japan, U.S. and France"
International Conference: Comparative Study on Happiness   24 Feb 2014   
"Equal Employment Opportunity Act and Work-Life Balance: Do Work-Family Balance Policies Contribute to Achieving Gender Equality?"
Akira Kawaguchi
Seminer at National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, University of Canberra   5 Mar 2013   
"Role of Trade Unions in Balancing Work and Family"
Akira Kawaguchi
8 Oct 2012