NOGUCHI, Haruko

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Name
NOGUCHI, Haruko
E-mail
noguchi.harukogmail.com
URL
http://www.f.waseda.jp/h.noguchi/en/index.html
Affiliation
Waseda University
Section
Faculty of Political Science and Economics School of Political Science and Economics
Job title
Professor
Degree
PhD in Economics(The Graduate Center, the City University of New York, USA)
Research funding number
90329318

Profile

Born in Fukuoka Prefecture in January, 1965. Graduated from School of Political Science and Economics (BA and MA) and from the Graduate Center of City University of New York (PhD). Jointed Department of Public Health and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research of Stanford University as Social Science Research Associate and National Bureau of Economic Research as Research Analyst in 1997-2000. She assumed numerous research and teaching positions, including Research Fellow of Economic and Social Research Institute/Cabinet Office, Faculty Fellow of Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry/IAA, Associate Professor/ Toyo Eiwa University, Senior Researcher of Department of Theoretical Social Security Research at National Institute of Population and Social Security Research. Assumed position of Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics of Waseda University, as of April, 2012. As of 2013, She is a public interest committee of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Health Insurance Bureau, Central Social Insurance Medical Council. Her specialized fields are Health Economics, Economics of Education, Labor Economics, Applied Micro Econometrics.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Dec 1992
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Sep 1995
Research Assistant, International Longevity Center, Department of Geriatrics,, Mount Sinai School of Medicine,NewYork, NY, US
 
Oct 1995
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Jan 1997
Research Analyst (Economist), International Longevity Center, Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, US
 
Feb 1997
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Jan 1998
Research Analyst, Department of Public Health, National Bureau of Economic Research and Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA (Concurrent post)
 
Feb 1998
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Mar 2000
Research Analyst and Social Science Research Associate, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, National Bureau of Economic Research, and Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA (Concurrent post)
 
Apr 2000
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Mar 2003
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Science, Toyo Eiwa University, Yokohama Japan
 
Apr 2001
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Mar 2002
Adjunct Researcher, International Longevity Center (ILC)-Japan, Tokyo Japan
 
May 2002
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May 2010
Adjunct Researcher, Center for Health Policy/Center for Primary Care and Outcome Research, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
 
Apr 2003
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Mar 2004
Adjunct Researcher, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
 
Apr 2003
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Mar 2007
Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Science, Toyo Eiwa University
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2005
Research Fellow, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
 
Jun 2005
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Mar 2006
Faculty Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry, IAA, Tokyo Japan
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2007
Visiting Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo Japan
 
Apr 2007
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Mar 2010
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Social Science, Toyo Eiwa University, Yokohama Japan
 
Apr 2007
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Mar 2012
Senior Researcher, Department of Theoretical Social Security Research, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Tokyo Japan
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2013
Visiting Professor, School of International and Public Policy, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo Japan
 
Oct 2011
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Mar 2014
Visiting Professor, Department of Health Economics & Epidemiology Research, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan
 

Education

 
 
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1988
School of Economics, Faculty of Political Economics, Waseda University
 
 
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1990
Graduate School, Division of Economics, Waseda University
 
 
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1997
Graduate School, Division of Economics, The Graduate Center, the City University of New York
 

Committee Memberships

 
Apr 2000
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Mar 2002
National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, "International comparative study group for trends of reforming social security system"  committee member
 
Oct 2001
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Mar 2002
Cabinet Office, Prices Policy Division "Study group on price of long-term care"  committee member
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2003
Cabinet Office, Prices Policy Division, "Study group on price of nursery care for children"  committee member
 
Jun 2004
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Mar 2005
Adachi-city in Tokyo Prefecture, "Council for adjustment of pricing of nursery care for children among parents"  chairperson
 
May 2005
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Mar 2009
Adachi-city in Tokyo Prefecture, "Residential evaluation committee for municipal administration and policy"  subcommittee chairperson
 
Jul 2007
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Mar 2008
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, "Investigative commission on the use of claims data to improve the quality of medical care"  committee member
 
Nov 2007
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Mar 2008
Cabinet Office, "Study group on the construction of 21st century administrative and financial systems"  committee member
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2010
Cabinet Office, "Study group on international comparison of measuring outputs and deflator related to service industry"  committee member
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2014
Adachi-city in Tokyo Prefecture, "Residential evaluation committee for municipal administration and policy"  vice-chairperson
 
Oct 2009
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Sep 2014
Kawasaki city in Kanagawa Prefecture, "Residential evaluation committee for municipal administration and policy"  committee member
 
Jun 2013
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Jun 2017
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Health Insurance Bureau, Central Social Insurance Medical Council  public interest committee
 
Sep 2013
   
 
Japan Health Economics Association  Director
 
Apr 2014
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Mar 2016
Adachi-city in Tokyo Prefecture, "Residential evaluation committee for municipal administration and policy"  chairperson
 
Apr 2014
   
 
Cabinet Office, "Public-private competitive bidding, etc. supervision committee", "Subcommittee for evaluating public services provided by municipal government"  committee member
 
Jun 2014
   
 
Japanese Economic Association  delegates
 
Jul 2014
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Mar 2015
Ministry of Finance, Policy Research Institute, "Study group on a sustainable long-term care"  committee member
 
Oct 2014
   
 
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Director-General for Statistics and Information Policy, "Investigative commission for providing system of statistics of health, labor, and welfare policies"  committee member
 
Jan 2015
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Jan 2017
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Director-General for Statistics and Information Policy, ”The social security council-subcommittee for statistics”  committee member
 
Apr 2015
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Mar 2018
Tokyo prefecture, Office of Metropolitan Hospital Management, "Management committee for Tokyo metropolitan public hospitals"  committee member
 
Jun 2015
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Mar 2017
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Human Development Department, "Social security issue-specific support committee-aging policies subcommittee"  committee member
 
Aug 2015
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Mar 2017
Adachi-city in Tokyo Prefecture, “Board of public-private partnership for child care facility”  chairperson
 
Oct 2015
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Sep 2017
Institute of Economic Research of Hitotsubashi University, Management board  committee member
 
Dec 2015
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Dec 2017
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, “Health Science Council ad hoc committee (vaccination and vaccines)”  committee member
 
Dec 2015
   
 
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Health Policy Bureau, “Investigative commission for the supply and demand of health care related workers”  committee member
 
Mar 2016
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Mar 2017
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Health Policy Bureau, “Investigative commission for the supply and demand of health care related workers-Subcommittee for physical therapist and occupational therapist”  committee member
 
Nov 2016
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Oct 2018
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare  Investigative commission for the development of Health, Labour and Welfare statistics", committee member
 
Nov 2016
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Oct 2018
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Health utilization expert jury " Reimbursement research professional organizations (Subcommittee this committee about the consumption tax burden in the medical institution, etc.  Health care professional jury
 
Jan 2017
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Nov 2019
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Director-General for Statistics and Information Policy, ”The social security council-subcommittee for statistics”  comittee member
 
May 2017
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Mar 2018
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare,”Vaccine price research business conduct corporate Review Committee  comittee member
 
Jun 2017
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Mar 2018
Adachi-city in Tokyo Prefecture, “Board of public-private partnership for child care facility”  jury member
 
Jun 2017
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Mar 2018
National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, "6th Annual Population and Social Security Surveys (The National Survey on Family) "  project member
 
Jul 2017
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Mar 2018
JICA “Social security sector support Committee”, Anti aging Subcommittee  comittee member
 
Oct 2017
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Sep 2018
Institute of Economic Research of Hitotsubashi University, Management board,  comittee member
 

Published Papers

 
Does the Positive Relationship between Health and Marriage Reflect Protection or Selection? Evidence from Middle-Aged and Elderly Japanese
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi
Review of Economics of the Household      Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Effect of short-stay service use on stay-at-home duration for elderly with certified care needs: Analysis of long-term care insurance claims data in Japan
Yoko Moriyama, Nanako Tamiya, Akira Kawamura, Thomas D. Mayers, Haruko Noguchi, Hideto Takahashi
PLOS ONE   13(8) 1-11   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Comments: Work and balance in health care providers (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2987 34-35   Sep 2018   [Invited]
Comments: What does "Willingness to Pay" Survey mean to the fee-for-service system? (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2976 28-29   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Comments: First step towards functional differentiation / reinforcement (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2966 28-29   Mar 2018   [Invited]
Taiga Shibayama, Haruko Noguchi, Hideto Takahashi, Nanako Tamiya
Journal of Diabetes Investigation      Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Comprehensive assessment of risk factors for causespecific deaths among Japanese infants using linked Birth and Death data from Vital statistics in 2003-2010
Yui Yamaoka, Naho Morisaki, Haruko Noguchi, Hideto Takahashi, Nanako Tamiya
Journal of Epidemiology   28(6) 307-314   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Xueying Jin, Nanako Tamiya, Boyoung Jeon, Akira Kawamura, Hideto Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi
Geriatrics & Gerontology International   18(5) 758-766   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Sugiyama, Takehiro; Sugiyama, Takehiro; Tamiya, Nanako; Watanabe, Taeko; Watanabe, Taeko; Wakui, Tomoko; Shibayama, Taiga; Moriyama, Yoko; Moriyama, Yoko; Yamaoka, Yui; Noguchi, Haruko
Geriatrics and Gerontology International   18(1) 26-32   Jan 2018
Comments: Issues to be considered for trial introduction of cost effectiveness analysis to fee-for service system (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2956(34) 34-35   Jan 2018   [Invited]
Spillover effect of Japanese long-term care insurance as an employment promotion policy for family caregivers
Fu, Rong; Noguchi, Haruko; Noguchi, Haruko; Noguchi, Haruko; Kawamura, Akira; Kawamura, Akira; Takahashi, Hideto; Takahashi, Hideto; Tamiya, Nanako; Tamiya, Nanako
Journal of Health Economics   56 103-112   Dec 2017
Length of staying at home as an index of evaluating community-based integrated care systems - Using nationally representative long-term care claims data for 8 years - (in Japanese)
Hiroaki Ueshima, Hideto Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi, Akira Kawamura, Yoshio Matsumoto, Yoko Moriyama, Nanako Tamiya
Journal of Health and Welfare Statistics   64(15) 8-18   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Changes in social capital and depressive states of middle-aged adults in Japan
Nakamine, Shin; Nakamine, Shin; Tachikawa, Hirokazu; Aiba, Miyuki; Takahashi, Sho; Noguchi, Haruko; Takahashi, Hideto; Tamiya, Nanako
PLOS ONE   12(12) 1-14   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Impact of long-hours family caregiving on non-fatal coronary heart disease risk in middle-aged people: Results from a longitudinal nationwide survey in Japan
Atsushi Miyawaki, Tomio, Jun, Yasuki Kobayashi, Hideto Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi, Nanako Tamiya
Geriatrics and Gerontology International   17(11) 2109-2115   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Comments: Public long-term care insurance as a policy for promoting employment (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2947 26-27   Nov 2017   [Invited]
Impact of Medical Subsidy Disqualification on children's Healthcare Utilization
Atsushi Miyawaki, Haruko Noguchi, Yasuki Kobayashi,
Social Science & Medicine   191 89-98   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Changes in mortality inequalities across occupations in Japan : A national register-based study of absolute and relative measures, 1980-20100
Hirokazu Tanaka , Satoshi Toyokawa, Nanako Tamiya , Hideto Takahashi , Haruko Noguchi, Yasuki Kobayashi
BMJ Open   7(9) 1-11   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Comments: Uneven distribution of medical resources and the living area of the elderly (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2937 26-27   Aug 2017   [Invited]
Development of social capital scale from a national longitudinal survey and examination of its validity and reliability (in Japanese)
Aiba, Miyuki, Hirokazu Tachikawa, Makoto Nakamine, Sho Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi , Hiroto Takahashi, Nanako Tamiya .
Japanese Journal of Public Health   64(7) 371-383   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Short- and long-term effects of surcharge and anti-smoking policy on tobacco consumption: A lesson from nationally representative household survey in Taiwan
Annjhih Hsiao, Haruko Noguchi
mimeo      Jul 2017
Difference in labor supply of middle-aged female family caregivers across prefectures - Based on comprehensive survey of living conditions in 2013 (in Japanese)
Taeko Watanbe, Tamiya Nanako, Harkuo Noguchi, Hideto Takahashi
Journal of health and welfare statistics   64(6) 16-20   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Retiring for better health? Evidence from health incestment behaviors in Japan
MengZhao, Yoshifumi Konishi, Haruko Noguchi
Japan and the World Ecomony   42 56-63   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Comments: Trend of working status of cancer patients based on nationally representative data (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2926 32-33   Jun 2017   [Invited]
Comments: Relation between social network and health (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2916 32-33   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Relation between Social Network and Mental Health among Middle-aged Adults in Japan: Evidence from a National Longitudinal Survey
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi, Hirokazu Tachikawa, Miyuki Aiba, Ryo Nakamine, Akira Kawamura, Hidetoshi Takahashi, Nanako Tamiya
Social Science & Medicine   175 58-65   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Disability, poverty, and role of the basic livelihood security system on health services utilization among the elderly in South Korea
Boyoung J, Noguchi H, Kwon S, Itoe T, Tamiya N.
Social Science & Medicine   178 175-183   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Comments: Welcome to the world of health economics (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2906 32-33   Jan 2017   [Invited]
The relationship between raising a child with a disability and the mental health of mothers compared to raising a child without disability in japan
Yui Yamaoka, Nanako Tamiya, Nobuyuki Izumida, Akira Kawamura, Hideto Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi
SSM - Population Health   2 542-548   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
A trial to understand the status of oral migrants using nationally representative long-term claims data (in Japanese)
Akira Kawamura, Nanako Tamiya, Nobuyuki Izumida, Hiroaki Ueshima, Hideto Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi
Journal of health and welfare statistics   63(15) 29-36   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
A Revisit to the Grossman Model with Endogenous Health Depreciation
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi, Koichi SUGA
Economics Bulletin   36(4) 2405-2412   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Relation of depression with health behaviors and social conditions of dependent community-dwelling older persons in the Republic of Chile 
Sandoval Garrido, Felipe Alfonso; Sandoval Garrido, Felipe Alfonso; Nanako Tamiya, Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, Haruko Noguchi,
International Psychogeriatrics   28(12) 542-548   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Effects of preventive long-term care on physical and psychological health status for the elderly: Evidence from a "Salon for the Elderly" in Abashiri City (in Japanese)
Mayumi Imahori, Nobuyuki Izumida, Yumika Shirase, Harkuo Noguchi
Japanese Journal of Public Health   63(11) 675-681   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
<p>Objectives The study objectives were to clarify the characteristics of elderly persons participating in a preventive long-term care program (PLTC) organized by a local government, and to verify how the program would affect the health sta...
The Impact of Leisure and Social Activities on Activities of Daily Living of Middle-Aged Adults: Evidence from a National Longitudinal Survey in Japan
Takafumi Monma, Fumi Takeda, Haruko Noguchi, Hideto Takahashi,Nanako Tamiya
PLOS One   11(10) 1-13   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
A Though of Accumulation of human capital -beyond individual and across generations- (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy   28(1) 1-2   Oct 2016   [Invited]
Comments: Horizon of Policy Science - the possibility of field experiment - (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2885 34-35   Aug 2016   [Invited]
Age and sex differences of risk factors of activity limitations in Japanese older adults
Takafumi Monma,Fumi Takeda,Haruko Noguchi, Nanako Tamiya
Geriatrics and Gerontology International   16(6) 670-678   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
Observation (nonexperimental) data and field experiment - For causality reasoning - (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy (10th Anniversary Issue)   66-69   Jun 2016
Comments: At-home care based on nationally representative data (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2875 32-33   May 2016   [Invited]
Election, implementation, and social capital in schoolbased management: Evidence from a randomized field experiment on the COGES project in Burkina Faso
Yasuyuki Sawada, Takeshi Aida, Andrew S Griffen, Eiji Kozuka, Haruko Noguchi, Yasuyuki Todo
JICA Working Paper   120    May 2016
Budget systems and expenditure for national health insurance and nursing care insurance
Akira Kawamura, Haruko Noguchi
mimeo      Mar 2016
Comments: Look back on revision of fee-for-service as of April 2016 (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2865 34-35   Mar 2016   [Invited]
Does marriage make us healthier? Inter-country comparative evidence from China, Japan, and Korea
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi
PLOS ONE   11(2) 1-15   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Yui Yamaoka, Nanako Tamiya, Yoko Moriyama, Felipe Sandoval, Haruko Noguchi
PLOS ONE   10(12) 1-14   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
The number of children with disability is increasing gradually in Japan. Previous researches in other countries have reported that parents as caregivers (CGs) of children with disability have mental health problems, but the actual situation has no...
Comments: What is evidence? - Necessity of consensus building - (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2855 30-31   Dec 2015   [Invited]
Fumi Takeda, Haruko Noguchi,Takafumi Monma, Nanako Tamiya,
PLOS ONE   10(10) 1-10   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Takeda et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are ...
Comments: Current status and issues of National Data Base (NDB) - toward "evidence-based policy making" (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2845 40-41   Oct 2015   [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi
Asian Economic Policy Review   10(2) 301-323   Jul 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
This study examines how the 2000 and 2006 revisions of the fee-for-service system have affected patient–nurse ratios and the average length of hospital stays in Japan. The empirical results show that hospitals are quite responsive to changes in pr...
Comments: Japanese-version of social security number ("my number") - for making us a true beneficiary (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2834 32-33   Jul 2015   [Invited]
Satoshi Shimizutani, Hiroyuki Yamada, Haruko Noguchi, Yuichiro Masuda, Masafumi Kazuya
Applied Economics   47(22) 2307-2325   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Discussion: NDB of use of the current situation, challenges, recommendations (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Monthly Journal of Statistics   65(10) 34-40   Oct 2014   [Invited]
Nanako Tamiya,Masayo Kashiwagi,Hideto Takahashi, and Haruko Noguchi
BMC Health Services Research   14(Suppl 2) 125   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Dialogue: Evidence-based policy making for healthcare policies - Looking forward to the society in the next 20 years (in Japanese)
Hiromu Nishiuchi, Haruko Noguchi
Economic Seminar   676 10-23   Feb 2014   [Invited]
Relation between working status and health status: limitations of estimation based on observational (non-experimental) data(in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Quarterly Journal of Home Economics   WINTER(101) 42-50   Jan 2014   [Invited]
Is That Policy Really Valid? : Impacts of Child Care Policies by Municipalities as an Example (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
The Waseda journal of political science and economics   386 17-23   Oct 2013   [Invited]
Panel Discussion : Comments by Panelists : Uneven Spatial Distribution of Health and Long-Term Care Resources and People's Incentives in the Community (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Quarterly of Social Security Research   49(1) 93-103   Jun 2013
Fumi Takeda, Nanako Tamiya, Haruko Noguchi, Takafumi Monma
International Journal of Public Health Science   1(2) 37-48   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Mental health problems during pregnancy and postpartum periods are one of
the alarming health issues among women in Japan. This study analyzed data
on the Japanese version of the Kessler 6 (K6), specific psychosocial
stressors, and working status ...
Akihiro Nishi, J Michael McWilliams, Haruko Noguchi, Hideki Hashimoto, Nanako Tamiya, Ichiro Kawachi
Bulletin of the World Health Organization   90(6) 426-435A   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Objective To assess the effect on out-of-pocket medical spending and physical and mental health of Japan’s reduction in health-care cost
sharing from 30% to 10% when people turn 70 years of age.
Methods Study data came from a 2007 nationally-repre...
Akihiro Nishi, Haruko Noguchi, Hideki Hashimoto, Nanako Tamiya
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine   17(3) 252-257   May 2012   [Refereed]
Objectives

Scale development of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measures, including physical and mental health measures, among public datasets from Japan is needed for comparative studies on health conditions among different age, gender, a...
Health Service Research (15): How can we apply econometrics to health service research? (in Japanese)(in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Japanese Journal of Public Health   58(10) 903-908   Oct 2011   [Invited]
Does More Schooling Cause Better Health? Memorial Lecture in Honor of Tadashi Yamada (in Japanese)
Michael Grossman (translated by Haruko Noguchi)
Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy   23(1) 21-38   Oct 2011   [Invited]
Hideki Hashimoto(co-lead author), Naoki Ikegami(co-lead author), Kenji Shibuya, Nobuyuki Izumida, Haruko Noguchi, Hideo Yasunaga, Hiroaki Miyata, Jose M Acuin, and Michael R Reich
The Lancet   378(9797) 1174-1182   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
Japan's health indices such as life expectancy at birth are among the best in the world. However, at 8·5% the proportion of gross domestic product spent on health is 20th among Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries in 20...
Nanako Tamiya (co-lead author), Haruko Noguchi (co-lead author), Akihiro Nishi, Michael R Reich, Naoki Ikegami, Hideki Hashimoto, Kenji Shibuya, Ichiro Kawachi, John Creighton Campbell
Lancet   378(9797) 1183-1192   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
Haruko Noguchi
Quarterly of Social Security Research   46(4) 382-402   Mar 2011   [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies   25(2) 131-142   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Book Review: Noriko Tsuya and Yoshio Higuchi. Population Decline and the Japanese Economy - The Future of Labor, Pension and Medical System (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Journal of Population Problems   67(1) 98-98   Mar 2011   [Invited]
Health effects on labor participation by the elderly (in Japanese)(no reviewed)
Junya Hamaaki, Haruko Noguchi
Japanese Journal of Labour Studies   52(8) 5-24   Aug 2010   [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi, Nobuyuki Izumida, Hiromasa Horiguchi, Hideo Yasunaga
Journal of Health Care and Society   20(1) 35-55   Apr 2010   [Invited]
Kazuhiro Sumitomo, Nobuyuki Izumida, Haruko Noguchi, Jun Kikuchi, Naoyuki Hasebe
Asahikawa Medical University Collection and Research   10(1) 64-75   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
The future of healthcare by informationization: The 3rd National Database, Social Security Card, Informationization from the Viewpoint of Citizen and Patient (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Monthly Magazine for Health Insurance Claims Review and Reimbursement Services   51(1) 14-19   Jan 2010   [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi, , Satoshi Shimizutani
Japan and the World Economy   21(4) 365-372   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Following the introduction of the long-term care insurance scheme and deregulation of the market for at-home care services, Japan experienced a substantial increase in expenditure on care for the elderly. Using household-level survey data, we empi...
Haruko Noguchi
The Japanese Journal of Social Security Policy   8(1) 1-19   Aug 2009   [Refereed]
What kinds of living space are comfortable for the elderly to live in (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Economic Seminar   649 40-47   Jul 2009   [Invited]
Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, Tadashi Yamada, Haruko Noguchi, Matthew Miller
The Open Economics Journal   2 61-70   Jun 2009   [Refereed]
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani, Wataru Suzuki
Applied Economics Letters   15(14) 1089-1092   Nov 2008   [Refereed]
The Technological Change in Health Care(TECH) Investigators (Haruko Noguchi as a team member)
Health Economics   18 1114-1132   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
The Technological Change in Health Care Research Network collected unique patient-level data on three procedures for treatment of heart attack patients (catheterization, coronary artery bypass grafts and percutaneous transluminal coronary angiopla...
Impacts of Household Economic Resources on Female Psychological Health Status -Some Evidence from "Japanese Panel Survey of Consumers- (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Economic Review   59(3) 209-227   Jul 2008   [Refereed][Invited]
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani, Yuichiro Masuda.
International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics   8 123-144   Jan 2008   [Refereed]
In Japan, the use of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is extraordinarily frequent, resulting in large medical expenditure. Using chart-based data and exploiting regional v...
Satoshi Shimizutani, Wataru Suzuki, Haruko Noguchi
Japan and the World Economy   20(1) 82-96   Jan 2008   [Refereed]
This study takes advantage of the introduction of Japan's public long-term care insurance scheme in 2000 as a unique natural experiment to evaluate how the socialization of long-term care affects female labor participation. Our difference-in-diffe...
The Effect of Various Family Policies on Fertility-from Evidence Based on the Survey of Labor Union Membership-(in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Quarterly of Social Security Research   43(3) 244-260   Dec 2007   [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies   21(1) 106-120   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
Asymmetric information and heterogeneous preferences in a health care market
Shigeru Sugihara, Isao Igarashi, Tomoyuki Takura, Haruko Noguchi, Yuko Ueno, Koichi Kawabuchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Working Paper      Mar 2007
Impacts of the revision of national ltc insurance system in April of 2006 on health, demand for care, and economic status among the aged and caregivers
Haruko Noguchi, Yuko Ueno, Shigeru Sugihara, Isao Igarashi, Koichi Kawabuchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Working Paper      Mar 2007
Hideki Hashimoto, Haruko Noguchi, Paul Heidenreich, Olga Saynina, Abigail Moreland, Shunichi Miyazaki, Shunya Ikeda, Yoshihiro Kaneko, Naoki Ikegami
Health Policy   79(2-3) 221-230   Dec 2006   [Refereed]
Innovation of medical technology is a major driving force behind the increase in medical expenditures in developed countries. Previous studies identified that the diffusion of medical technology varied across countries according to the characteris...
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani
Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics   47(1) 125-135   Jul 2006   [Refereed]
Yuichiro Masuda, Haruko Noguchi, Masafumi Kuzuya, Akira Inoue, Yoshihisa Hirakawa, Akihisa Iguchi, and Kazumasa Uemura
Journal of palliative medicine   9(1) 152-160   Jan 2006   [Refereed]
Context: Most older adults who die in Japan do so in the hospital without receiving hospice or palliative care. While there are some hospices in Japan, little is known about the care they provide to the elderly.

Objective: To clarify how the care...
An Education Program for Developing Sympathetic Body Awareness of Preschool Teachers : Through the Experience of Expressive Body Movement on College-Level Course Works (in Japanese)
Hiroko Nishi, Haruko Noguchi
Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan   43(2) 156-165   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
Estimates of Quality-adjusted Cost Function in the Okinawa’s Child Care Industry : Evidence from Micro-level Data (in Japanese)
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute   177 25-46   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
Quality of services of trusted organizations and management efficiency in designated manager system: Analysis by business entity by micro data (in Japanese)
Yasushi Maenaka, Haruko Noguchi
Economic Fiscal Analysis Discussion Paper Series   DP05/2    Jul 2005
Supplier-induced demand in Japan’s at-home care industry: Evidence from micro-level on care receivers
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   148    Jun 2005   [Refereed]
Determinants and profiles of wages of child care workers: Evidence from micro-based data (in Japanese)
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute   175 33-49   Mar 2005   [Refereed]
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani
Economic Bulletin   9(3) 1-13   Mar 2005   [Refereed]
Dance Therapy, Interactive Physical Communication, Multidimensional Scaling Method (in Japanese)
Hiroko Nishi, Haruko Noguchi
Toyo Eiwa Journal of the Humanites and Social Sciences   22 1-16   Mar 2005   [Refereed]
What Accounts for the Onerous Care Burden at Home in Japan? Evidence from Household Data (in Japanese)
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute   175 1-32   Mar 2005   [Refereed]
A Long-term Projection of Demand for At home Care Services in Japan (Revision) (in Japanese)
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   128    Feb 2005   [Refereed]
Wage Deteminants and Age Profiles is the Okinawa’s Child Care Industry : Evidence from Employee-level Data (in Japanese)
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   99    Apr 2004   [Refereed]
Outsourcing at-home elderly care and female labor supply: Micro-level evidence from Japan’s unique experience
Satoshi Shimizutani, Wataru Suzuki, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   93    Apr 2004   [Refereed]
Fumiko Arita, Haruko Noguchi, Fumi Hayashi, Minoru Mio
Toyo Eiwa Journal ot the Humanities and Social Sciences   21 41-126   Mar 2004   [Refereed]
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Nihon Keizai Kenkyu   48 1-17   Mar 2004   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Comments: Work and balance in health care providers (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2987 34-35   Sep 2018   [Invited]
Comments: What does "Willingness to Pay" Survey mean to the fee-for-service system? (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2976 28-29   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Comments: First step towards functional differentiation / reinforcement (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2966 28-29   Mar 2018   [Invited]
Comments: Issues to be considered for trial introduction of cost effectiveness analysis to fee-for service system (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2956(34) 34-35   Jan 2018   [Invited]
Comments: Public long-term care insurance as a policy for promoting employment (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2947 26-27   Nov 2017   [Invited]
Comments: Uneven distribution of medical resources and the living area of the elderly (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2937 26-27   Aug 2017   [Invited]
Short- and long-term effects of surcharge and anti-smoking policy on tobacco consumption: A lesson from nationally representative household survey in Taiwan
Annjhih Hsiao, Haruko Noguchi
mimeo      Jul 2017
Comments: Trend of working status of cancer patients based on nationally representative data (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2926 32-33   Jun 2017   [Invited]
Comments: Relation between social network and health (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2916 32-33   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Comments: Welcome to the world of health economics (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2906 32-33   Jan 2017   [Invited]
A Though of Accumulation of human capital -beyond individual and across generations- (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy   28(1) 1-2   Oct 2016   [Invited]
Comments: Horizon of Policy Science - the possibility of field experiment - (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2885 34-35   Aug 2016   [Invited]
Observation (nonexperimental) data and field experiment - For causality reasoning - (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy (10th Anniversary Issue)   66-69   Jun 2016   [Invited]
Comments: At-home care based on nationally representative data (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2875 32-33   May 2016   [Invited]
Election, implementation, and social capital in schoolbased management: Evidence from a randomized field experiment on the COGES project in Burkina Faso
Yasuyuki Sawada, Takeshi Aida, Andrew S Griffen, Eiji Kozuka, Haruko Noguchi, Yasuyuki Todo
JICA Working Paper   120    May 2016   [Refereed]
Budget systems and expenditure for national health insurance and nursing care insurance
Akira Kawamura, Haruko Noguchi
mimeo      Mar 2016
Comments: Look back on revision of fee-for-service as of April 2016 (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2865 34-35   Mar 2016   [Invited]
Comments: What is evidence? - Necessity of consensus building - (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2855 30-31   Dec 2015   [Invited]
Comments: Current status and issues of National Data Base (NDB) - toward "evidence-based policy making" (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2845 40-41   Oct 2015   [Invited]
Comments: Japanese-version of social security number ("my number") - for making us a true beneficiary (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Weekly Magazine for Social Security   2834 32-33   Jul 2015   [Invited]
Dialogue: Evidence-based policy making for healthcare policies - Looking forward to the society in the next 20 years (in Japanese)
Hiromu Nishiuchi, Haruko Noguchi
Economic Seminar   676 10-23   Feb 2014   [Invited]
Is That Policy Really Valid? : Impacts of Child Care Policies by Municipalities as an Example (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
The Waseda journal of political science and economics   386 17-23   Oct 2013   [Invited]
Panel Discussion : Comments by Panelists : Uneven Spatial Distribution of Health and Long-Term Care Resources and People's Incentives in the Community (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Quarterly of Social Security Research   49(1) 93-103   Jun 2013   [Invited]
Does More Schooling Cause Better Health? Memorial Lecture in Honor of Tadashi Yamada (in Japanese)
Michael Grossman (translated by Haruko Noguchi)
Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy   23(1) 21-38   Oct 2011   [Invited]
Book Review: Noriko Tsuya and Yoshio Higuchi. Population Decline and the Japanese Economy - The Future of Labor, Pension and Medical System (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Journal of Population Problems   67(1) 98-98   Mar 2011   [Invited]
The future of healthcare by informationization: The 3rd National Database, Social Security Card, Informationization from the Viewpoint of Citizen and Patient (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Monthly Magazine for Health Insurance Claims Review and Reimbursement Services   51(1) 14-19   Jan 2010   [Invited]
What kinds of living space are comfortable for the elderly to live in (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Economic Seminar   649 40-47   Jul 2009   [Invited]
Impacts of the revision of national ltc insurance system in April of 2006 on health, demand for care, and economic status among the aged and caregivers
Haruko Noguchi, Yuko Ueno, Shigeru Sugihara, Isao Igarashi, Koichi Kawabuchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Working Paper      Mar 2007   [Refereed]
Asymmetric information and heterogeneous preferences in a health care market
Shigeru Sugihara, Isao Igarashi, Tomoyuki Takura, Haruko Noguchi, Yuko Ueno, Koichi Kawabuchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Working Paper      Mar 2007
Quality of services of trusted organizations and management efficiency in designated manager system: Analysis by business entity by micro data (in Japanese)
Yasushi Maenaka, Haruko Noguchi
Economic Fiscal Analysis Discussion Paper Series   DP05/2    Jul 2005   [Invited]
Supplier-induced demand in Japan’s at-home care industry: Evidence from micro-level on care receivers
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   148    Jun 2005   [Refereed]
A Long-term Projection of Demand for At home Care Services in Japan (Revision) (in Japanese)
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   128    Feb 2005   [Refereed]
Outsourcing at-home elderly care and female labor supply: Micro-level evidence from Japan’s unique experience
Satoshi Shimizutani, Wataru Suzuki, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   93    Apr 2004   [Refereed]
Wage Deteminants and Age Profiles is the Okinawa’s Child Care Industry : Evidence from Employee-level Data (in Japanese)
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   99    Apr 2004   [Refereed]
Provision of Child Care and Female Labor Supply: Evidence from Japanese Household Level Data (in Japanese)
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   89    Mar 2004   [Refereed]
Estimates of Price Elasticity of Child Care Demand and the Amount of Potential Demand in Japan: Evidence Based on a Contingent Valuation Method (in Japanese) 
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   83    Dec 2003   [Refereed]
Is non-profit status a signal of better quality?: micro-level evidence from Japan’s at-home care industry
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   80    Nov 2003   [Refereed]
Role of statistics in health economics (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Economic Seminar   586 28-33   Nov 2003   [Invited]
Quality of child care in Japan: Evidence from micro-level data
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   54    Aug 2003   [Refereed]
Quality Adjusted Cost Function in Japan's Child Care Market: Evidence from Micro-level Data (in Japanese)
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   57    Aug 2003   [Refereed]
Wage determinants and age profiles in the Japanese child care industry : Evidence from employee-level data
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani, Wataru Suzuki
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   33    May 2003   [Refereed]
Earnings and quality differentials in for-profit versus nonprofit long-term care
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   17    Dec 2002   [Refereed]
The Determinants of nursing home exit and the price elasticity of institutional care: Evidence from micro-level data
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi
Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Discussion Paper Series   24    Dec 2002   [Refereed]
Book Review: Masako Ii and Yasushi Ohkusa, Economic analysis of demand for medical care (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
Quarterly of Social Security Research   38(2) 175-178   Sep 2002   [Invited]
Roles of health care administration for Evidenced-Based Medicine (EBM) (in Japanese)
Haruko Noguchi
EBM Journal   3(4) 79-85   Jul 2002   [Invited]
Medical Services and Imperfect Information in Japan
Tetsuji Yamada, TadashiYamada, Chang-Gun Kim, Haruko Noguchi
Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences (IPPS)   389 1-32   Nov 1999   [Refereed]
Effectiveness of Government Policy: An Experience from a National Health Care System
Yamada T, Yamada T, Kim CG, and Noguchi H
NBER Working Paper, National Bureau of Economic Research   4786    Jun 1994   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
【A chapter of book (Chapter 7: pp. 165-193)】“The Quality of Health Care: A the United States-Japan Comparison of Treatment and Outcomes for Heart Attack Patients”. Eds. David A. Wise and Naohiro Yashiro. Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan
Haruko Noguchi, Yuichiro Masuda, Masafumi Kuzuya,Akihiko Iguchi, Jeffery Geppert, Mark McClellan (Part:Contributor)
The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor   Nov 2006   
【A chapter of textbook (Chapter 12: pp.68-74)】“The foreign-born labor and education: Foreign-born workers in U.S. Economy”. Eds. Yuko Takeshita, Seiji Yamaoka, Patricia Sippel, Taku Suzuki. The Bridge of English Language Across the World: The Internationa
Haruko Noguchi (Part:Contributor)
Nov 2006   
【A chapter of book (Chapter 8: pp. 156-183)】 "Acute Myocardial Infarction Treatment in Japan- the Seven Hospital Pilot Study". Eds Mark B McCellan and Kessler D. Technological Change in Health Care: A Global Analysis of Heart Attack.
Aki Yoshikawa, Haruko Noguchi, Saburo Ide,Akihiro Koike, Toru Maruyama, Naoto Uemura, Akinori Urae, Tsuruhiko Nambu (Part:Contributor)
The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor   Jan 2003   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Haruko Noguchi
1st DIA Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Workshop   4 Oct 2018   Drug Information Association Japan
Japan’s challenge to ageing: demographic trend, health determinants and public policies [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi
20th Joint Symposium between the University of Bonn and Waseda University   17 Sep 2018   the University of Bonn and Waseda University
Ryuichi Tanaka, Shunichiro Bessho, Akira Kawamura, Haruko Noguchi, Koichi Ushijima
2018 Japanese Economic Association Annual Meeting   8 Sep 2018   Japan Economic Association
Yuichi Watanabe, Haruko Noguchi, Yoshinori Nakata
EuHEA PhD student-supervisor and early career researcher conference   6 Sep 2018   European Health Economics Association (EuHEA)
Yuichi Watanabe, Haruko Noguchi, Yoshinori Nakata
The 13th Annual Conference of Japan Health Economics Association (JHEA)   1 Sep 2018   Japan Health Economics Association (JHEA)
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi
EUHEA Conference 2018   13 Jul 2018   European Health Economics Association (EuHEA)
Akira Kawamura, Haruko Noguchi
EUHEA Conference 2018   13 Jul 2018   European Health Economics Association (EuHEA)
Shuhei Kaneko, Haruko Noguchi
EUHEA Conference 2018   13 Jul 2018   European Health Economics Association (EuHEA)
Mayumi Imahori, Takashi Kurihara, Haruko Noguchi
EUHEA Conference 2018   12 Jul 2018   European Health Economics Association (EuHEA)
Fee for service with a fee‐schedule: role of central social insurance medical council (“Chuikyo”) [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi
Workshop of the Health Finance WT in Thailand   13 May 2018   Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Ryuichi Tanaka, Shunichiro Bessho, Akira Kawamura, Haruko Noguchi, Koichi Ushijima
GRIPS-UTokyo Workshop: Redistributive Policies and Investment in Human Capital   14 Mar 2018   GRIPS and Universtiy of Tokyo
Yasuyuki Sawada, Takeshi Aida, Andrew S. Griffen, Eiji Kozuka, Haruko Noguchi, Yasuyuki Todo
GRIPS-UTokyo Workshop: Redistributive Policies and Investment in Human Capital   14 Mar 2018   GRIPS and University of Tokyo
Felipe Sandovar, Nanako Tamiya, Haruko Noguchi, Akira Kawamura
The76th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Public Health   1 Nov 2017   Japanese Society of Public Health
Japan’s challenge to ageing: demographic trend, health determinants and public policies [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi
Mirai Project   17 Oct 2017   Lund Univ.and Waseda Univ. etc
Does marriage make us healthier?: evidence from Japanese elderly
Rong FU,Haruko Noguchi, Koichi Suga
Mirai Project   16 Oct 2017   Lund Univ.and Waseda Univ.
Boundary phase of healthy life expectancy by municipality and its related factors in Japan
Taeko Watanabe, Nanako Tamiya, Akira Kawamura, Hideto Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi
The 5th International Conference on Global Aging Tsukuba (CGAT)   27 Sep 2017   
Sampling design of register-based long-term care insurance datasets
Boyoung Jeon, Nanako Tamiya, Hideto Takahashi, Xueying Jin, Haruko Noguchi
The 5th International Conference on Global Aging Tsukuba(CGAT)   27 Sep 2017   
The duration difference of exercise or sports activities by presence of others among middle-aged adults in Japan
Takafumi Monma, Fumi Takeda , Haruko Noguchi , Hideto Takahashi , Nanako Tamiya
The 5th International Conference on Global Aging Tsukuba (CGAT)   27 Sep 2017   
What determines surgeons' efficiency in the operation rooms?-Surgical panel data analysis of a Japanease large-scale hospital-
Yuichi Watanabe, Haruko Noguchi
The 12th Annual Conference of Japan Health Economics Association (JHEA)   2 Sep 2017   
Does Income Affect Medical And Nursing Care Expenditure For Elderly?-Evidence From Health Care Systems in Japan
Mayumi Imahori, Takashi Kurihara, Haruko Noguchi, Nobuyuki Izumida
iHEA Boston 2017 Congress   11 Jul 2017   International Health Economics Association (iHEA)
Moral Hazard in The Long-Term Care Market : Evidence From Japanese Claims Data
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi
iHEA Boston 2017 Congress   10 Jul 2017   International Health Economics Association (iHEA)
What Determines Surgeon's Efficiency in The Operating Rooms?-Surgical Panel Data Analysis OF A Japanese Large-Scale Hospital
Yuichi Watanabe, Haruko Noguchi, Yoshinori Nakata
iHEA Boston 2017 Congress   10 Jul 2017   International Health Economics Association (iHEA)
Do Preventive Long-Term Care Service Reduce Future Expenditures? : A Case Study Of Public Long-Term Care Insurance System In Japan
Akira Kawamura, Haruko Noguchi, Rong Fu
iHEA Boston 2017 Congress   10 Jul 2017   International Health Economics Association (iHEA)
Pay-For-Performance And Selective Referral In Long-Term Care
Toshiaki Iizuka, Haruko Noguchi, Shinya Sugawara
iHEA Boston 2017 Congress   10 Jul 2017   Inernational Health Economics Association (iHEA)
A health system research: comparison of formal and informal time of long-term care for the frail elderly in Japanese community
Mikiya Sato, Nanako Tamiya, Tomoko Ito, Madoka Tsutsumi, Hideto Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi
The 8th Annual Conference of Japan Primary Care Association   13 May 2017   
A health system research: comparison of formal and informal time of long-term care for the frail elderly in Japanese community, The 8th Annual Conference of Japan Primary Care Association
M. Sato, N. Tamiya, T. Ito, M. Tsutsumi, H. Takahashi, H. Noguchi
The 8th Annual Conference of Japan Primary Care Association, 2017   13 May 2017   
Spillover Effect of Japanese Long-Term Care Insurance as an Employment Promotion Policy for Caregivers [Invited]
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi, Akira Kawamura, Hideto Takahashi, Nanako Tamiya
Japan Economic Seminar at Columbia University   10 Feb 2017   コロンビア大学日本経済経営研究所
Factors Asscocciated to Self-Perceived Discrimination Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Chile
Felipe Sandoval Garrido, Nanako Tamiya, Haruko Noguchi,
The 2016 Gerontological Society of America (GSA), New Orleans, U.S.A.   16 Nov 2016   
Price Requlation Policy and Supply System for Medical Services in Japan [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi
5 Nov 2016   Shanghai Fudan University
Facility factors associated with care level deterioration in nursing homes
Jin Xueying, Nanako Tamiya, Boyoung Jeon, Akira Kawamura, Felipe Sandoval, Hideto Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi
the 75th Japanese Society of Public Health   27 Oct 2016   Japanese Society of Public Health
Predictors for Long-term Care Cost among Cerebrovascular Disease Patients at Home
Ito T, Tamiya N, Noguchi H, Takahashi H, Ichikawa E, Matsumura A
The 4th International Conference on Global Aging Tsukuba (CGAT)   19 Sep 2016   
Resident- and Facilitiy-level characteristics associated with care level deterioration in Long term care health facility for the elderly in Japan
Jin Xueying, Nanako Tamiya, Boyoung Jeon, Akira Kawamura, Hideto Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi
The 4th International Conference on Global Aging Tsukuba (CGAT)   19 Sep 2016   
The Relationship Between Types of Daily Living Assistance for Elderly and Long Hours of Informal Care
Hiroaki Ueshima, Nanako Tamiya, Hideto Takahashi, Haruko Noguchi
The 4th International Conference on Global Aging Tsukuba (CGAT)   19 Sep 2016   
Leisure activities effect on ADL of middle-aged adults in Japan
Takafumi Monma, Fumi Takeda, Haruko Noguchi, Hideto Takahashi, Nanako Tamiya
The 4th International Conference on Global Aging Tsukuba (CGAT)   19 Sep 2016   
Spillover effect of Japanese long-term care insurance as an employment promotion policy for caregivers
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi, Akira Kawamura, Hideto Takahashi, Nanako Tamiya
2016 Fall Meeting of Japan Economic Association   10 Sep 2016   Japan Economic Association
Effects of Pay-for-Performance on the Quality of Long term Care in Japan
Sugawara,Shinya, Toshiaki IIZUKA, Haruko NOGUCHI
The 11th Annual Meeting of Japan Health Economic Association   3 Sep 2016   Japan Health Economic Association
Spillover Effect of Japanese Long-Term Care Insurance as an Employment Promotion Policy for Caregivers
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi, Akira Kawamura, Hideto Takahashi, Nanako Tamiya
The 11th Annual Meeting of Japan Health Economic Association   3 Sep 2016   Japanese Health Economics Association
Disability, Poverty, and Role of the Basic Livelihood Security System on Health Services Utilization among the Elderly in South Korea
Boyoung JEON, Haruko Noguchi, Soonman Kwon, Tomoko Ito, Nanako Tamiya
The 11th Annual Meeting of Japan Health Economic Association   3 Sep 2016   Japan Health Economic Association
Use of rehabilitation care services and the reduction of long-term care spending using Japanese national long term care insurance claim data
Felipe Sandoval, Haruko Noguchi, Akira Kawamura, Nanako Tamiya
The 11th Annual Meeting of Japan Health Economic Association   3 Sep 2016   Japan Health Economics Association
Depression among Older Caregivers Living in Households Affected by HIV in a Rural District of South Africa
Felipe Sandoval, Nanako Tamiya, Haruko Noguch
The 30th Japan Association for International Health Congress   21 Nov 2015   Kazuko KIMURA, PhD Prof. of Kanazawa Univ.
The Elderly and Child Care: The Relation between Informal Care Provision and Major Depressive Disorder among Rural Elderly People in South Africa 
Felipe Sandoval, Nanako Tamiya, Haruko Noguchi
The 5th Japan and German International Conference in Tsukuba   23 Oct 2015   Tsukuba Univ.
How does employment affect old persons’ health status in Japan
Haruko Noguchi
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics(IAGG)   21 Oct 2015   International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics(IAGG)
Does marriage make us healthier?: Inter-country comparable evidence from China, Japan and Korea
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi
2015 Fall Meeting of Japan Economic Association   10 Oct 2015   Japan Economic Association
The Relationship of Care and Depressive Symptoms on Older People in South Africa
Felipe Sandoval, Nanako Tamiya, Haruko Noguchi
he 3rd International Conference on Global Aging Tsukuba (CGAT)   30 Sep 2015   
Depression among Older Caregivers Living Households Affected by HIV in a Rural District of South Africa
Felipe Sandoval, Nanako Tamiya, Haruko Noguchi
he 3rd International Conference on Global Aging Tsukuba (CGAT)   30 Sep 2015   
Does marriage make us healthier? Inter-country Comparable Evidence from China, Japan, and Korea
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi
The 11th World Congress of International Health Economics Association (iHEA)   15 Jul 2015   International Health Economics Association
Does preventive long-term care works? : An evidence from micro-based data in a small city in japan
Imahori, Mayumi, Nobuyuki Izumida, Yumika Shirase, Haruko Noguchi
The 11th World Congress of International Health Economics Association (iHEA)   14 Jul 2015   International Health Economics Association
New Challenges of Health Care Beyond Universal System From Japanese Experience
Haruko Noguchi (Session Organizer)
The 11th World Congress of International Health Economics Association (iHEA)   14 Jul 2015   International Health Economics Association
Does Marriage Make Us Healthier?: Evidence from Japanese Elderly
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi
2015 Spring Meeting of Japan Economic Association   23 May 2015   Japan Economic Association
Mental health of caregivers with disabled children and related characteristics: based on the nation-wide survey 
Yui Yamaoka, Nanako Tamiya, Haruko Noguchi 
The 25th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japan Epidemiological Association   23 Jan 2015   
Labor Migration and Intergovernmental Transfers: An Empirical Analysis of Household Registration System in China
Rong Fu, Haruko Noguchi
2014 Fall Meeting of Japan Economic Association   11 Oct 2014   Japan Economic Association
Age and Gender Differences in Relationships Among Sociodemographics, Disease, Psychosocial Stressors, and Mental Health in Older Japanese Adults
Takefumi Monma, Fumi Takeda, Nanako Tamiya, Haruko Noguchi
XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology   16 Jul 2014   
Descriptive analysis of service use covered by long-term care insurance in Japan- based on population- based claims data
Tamiya, Nanako, Masayo Kashiwagi, Hideto Tkahashi, Haruko Noguchi
BMC Health Services Research: Evidence-based practice   1 Jul 2014   
Japan’s response to ageing: Challenges in socializing informal care with a tradition of family care [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi
The 1st International Workshop on Aging in Africa: Perspective and Promotion from Public Health and Ethnology   6 Mar 2014   
The Impact of Health Problems on Income of Elderly in Japan
Junya Hamaaki, Haruko Noguchi
The 9th World Congress of International Health Economics Association (IHEA)   8 Jul 2013   International Health Economics Association (IHEA)
Empirical evaluation of the impact of long-term care insurance in Japan [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi
The 4th Joint International Conference of Health Economics Association of Japan, Korea and Taiwan and Taiwan Society of Health Economics 2012 Annual Meeting   3 Sep 2012   
Does Retirement Affect Health Behavior? Evidence from Longitudinal Data in Japan
Moe KONISHI, Haruko NOGUCHI
2012 Spring Meeting of Japan Economic Association   24 Jun 2012   
Does cost sharing strategy affect child health care use?;A debate on Japan’s municipality-based program;
Akihiro Nishi, Haruko Noguchi, Nobuyuki Izumida
The 68th Annual Meeting of Japan Institute of Public Finance   23 Oct 2011   Japan Institute of Public Finance
Relation of Allocation of Medical Resources and Demand for Health Care in Japan [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi, Nobuyuki Izumida
The 68th Annual Meeting of Japan Institute of Public Finance   22 Oct 2011   Japan Institute of Public Finance
Geographical Mobility of Patients by Types of Health Care Institutions and Implication on Medical Zoning Policy [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi
The 3th Joint International Conference of Health Economics Association of Japan, Korea and Taiwan and Taiwan Society of Health Economics 2011 Annual Meeting   18 Sep 2011   
Health Effects on Labor Participation by the Elderly
Junya Hamaaki, Haruko Noguchi
The 8th World Congress of International Health Economics Association (IHEA)   13 Jul 2011   International Health Economics Association (IHEA)
Explaining Japan’s paradox: Best health indices and low costs
Hideki Hashimoto (co-lead author), Naoki Ikegami(co-lead author), Kenji Shibuya, Nobuyuki Izumida, Haruko Noguchi, Hideo Yasunaga, Hiroaki Miyata, Jose M Acuin, and Michael R Reich.
The 8th World Congress of International Health Economics Association (IHEA)   11 Jul 2011   International Health Economics Association (IHEA)
Japan’s response to ageing: Challenges in socializing informal care with a tradition of family care [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi
Symposium on Evolving Asian Society and Establishing Sustainable Social Security Net, Joint Program between Economic Research Institute for ASEAN, Harvard University, Asia Vision 21 and Central Institute Economic Management   26 Oct 2010   
Does Health Status Matter to People’s Retirement Decision in Japan?: An Evaluation of Justification Hypothesis and Measurement Errors Using a Unique Micro-Based Data in Japan
Junya Hamaaki, Haruko Noguchi
2009 Fall Meeting of Japan Economic Association   10 Oct 2009   Japan Economic Association
Demand, Social Costs and Accessibility, for Medical Care and Long-Term Care in Aging Society
Haruko Noguchi (Session Organizer)
The 7th World Congress of International Health Economics Association (IHEA)   13 Jul 2009   International Health Economics Association (IHEA)
Does Health Status Matter to People’s Retirement Decision in Japan?: An Evaluation of Justification Hypothesis and Measurement Errors Using a Unique Micro-Based Data in Japan
Junya Hamaaki, Haruko Noguchi
The 7th World Congress of International Health Economics Association (IHEA)   13 Jul 2009   International Health Economics Association (IHEA)
Impacts of the Revision of National Long-Term Care Insurance System in April of 2006 on the Aged and Caregivers
Haruko Noguchi
2nd Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists   28 Jun 2008   the American Society of Health Economists
The impact of home-modification service on the functional prognosis and formal care use under the Japanese Long-term Care Insurance System
Hideki Hashimoto, Haruko Noguchi, Eiji Yano
The 6th World Congress of International Health Economics Association (IHEA)   8 Jul 2007   International Health Economics Association (IHEA)
Impacts of the Revision of National Long-Term Care Insurance System in April of 2006 on the Aged and Caregivers [Invited]
Haruko Noguchi, Yuko Ueno, Shigeru Sugihara, Isao Igarashi, Koichi Kawabuchi
Tokyo Meeting for ESRI International Collaboration Projects 2006   7 Mar 2007   Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet of Japan
Asymmetric Information and Heterogeneous Preferences in a Health Care Market [Invited]
Shigeru Sugihara, Isao Igarashi, Tomoyuki Takura, Haruko Noguchi, Yuko Ueno, Koichi Kawabuchi
Tokyo Meeting for ESRI International Collaboration Projects 2006   7 Mar 2007   Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet of Japan
Quality of Child Care in Japan: Evidence from Micro-level Data
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi.
2003 Fall Meeting of Japan Economic Association   13 Oct 2003   Japan Economic Association
Wage Determinants and Age Profiles in the Japanese Child Care Industry: Evidence from Employee-level Data
Haruko Noguchi , Satoshi Shimizutani, Wataru Suzuki
2003 Fall Meeting of Japan Economic Association   13 Oct 2003   Japan Economic Association
The Quality of Health Care: a the United-States-Japan Comparison of Treatment and Outcomes for Heart Attack Patients
Haruko Noguchi, Yuichiro Masuda, Masafumi Kuzuya,Akihiko Iguchi, Jeffery Geppert, Mark McClellan
National Bureau of Economic Research-Japan Center for Economic Research Conference   11 May 2003   
Part I: Are Non-profit Earnings Differentials Observed in Japan?: Evidence from Micro-Level Data in Japanese Nursing Homes; Part II: Quality Differential in For-Profit versus Nonprofit Long-Term Care: Evidence from Micro-Level Data
Satoshi Shimizutani, Haruko Noguchi.
Health Economics Conference   13 Dec 2002   
The impact of increased coronary stent use on treatment trajectory and outcomes
Haruko Noguchi
Outcomes Research/Health Service Research section of ISIM meeting   28 May 2002   
Economic status of older women in Japan
Haruko Noguchi
NGO World Forum on Ageing-Second World General Assembly of the United Nations, Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I Feria de Madrid (IFEMA).   8 Apr 2002   
Effects of Renal Insufficiency on Treatment and Survival after Myocardial Infarction in the Elderly
Michael G. Shlipak, Paul A. Heidenreich, Haruko Noguchi, Warren S. Browner, Mark B. McClellan
The 2000 American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions   11 Nov 2000   American Heart Association
Integrating Randomized and Observational Evidence on Medical Treatment Effects
Jeffery Geppert, Haruko Noguchi, Mark McClellan
The 58th Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Public Health   12 Oct 1999   Japan Society of Public Health
Integrating Randomized and Observational Evidence on Medical Teatment Effect
Jeffery Geppert, Haruko Noguchi, Mark McClellan
The Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association   3 Jan 1999   the American Economic Association
Validity and Interpretation of Treatment Effect Estimates Using Observational Data: Treatment of Heart Attacks in the Elderly
Mark McClellan and Haruko Noguchi
The 1997 International Conference on Health Policy Research sponsored by the Health Policy Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association   7 Dec 1997   the American Statistical Association
Efficiency and Costs in Hospitals in Japan: A Stochastic Frontier Approach
Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Chang Gun Kim, Haruko Noguchi
The Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meetings in New Orleans, the Chinese Economic Association in North America   7 Jan 1997   the Chinese Economic Association
U.S. - Japan Collaborative Effort: Study of Long-Term Care Data Comparability
Charlotte Muller, Mariann Fahs, Haruko Noguchi,Jianjin Ling
Gerontological Health Section, American Public Health Association   10 Nov 1996   American Public Health Association

Research Grants & Projects

 
Economic Analysis of Food Price and Nutrition Intake
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021
Study on epidemiologic · medical economics study on infant medical examinations
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare: Health Labour Sciences Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020
An Empirical Research on the Accumulation Mechanism of Children's Human Capital: Lessons from Challenge of Adachi Ward in Tokyo Prefecture
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019
Empirical Study on the sustainability of health care system for supporting divergent lives under the super-aged and popluation decreasing society
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
Universal health coverage (UHC) assures the access to the health care services for all of residents with various life styles/employment status. It is very important to keep the function of UHC even in the population decreasing super-aged society....
Multi-angle Study of Changes in Japanese Families: An Attempt at Integrative Data Analysis
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016
We compiled a database of survey questions used in quantitative family research in Japan. The database is organized by topics and includes a list of questions and response categories and details of the data collection method. From the database, we...
Sandplay therapy and the brain: A neuropsychoanalytic study using NIRS
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016
We investigated, by using NIRS (near-infrared spectroscopy), the creative process and the therapist-client relationship in sandplay therapy. The results:(1) When the sandplayers made sand pictures, the fronto-temporal networks were activated. (2) ...
Study on the emergence of co-vibration in an activity of creative embodied expression :From the embodied co-creation to a social co-creation
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016
In this study, 60 workshops on co-creative expression had been carried out in Ishinomaki and Higashi-Matsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, the cities affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake for the period of 3 years. The workshops involved local ch...
Human capital formation in childhood and its association with health disparity in later life course
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2017
Using an existing panel data of middle-age and older population (JSTAR), we investigated whether anthropometric measurement (e.g leg length) could be used as a proxy marker of human capital formation in childhood. We did not find significant assoc...
The Implementation of Regional Comprehensive Care through Field-based Health Services Research: The integration of Welfare, Medical and long-term Care
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
This study is aimed at implementing the PDCA cycle (process improvement technique consisting of 4 steps:Plan,Do,Check, and Act) which has two main components, medical, long term care, and welfare care fieldsites and the university. We have planne...
Economic Analysis of Child Adoption: Empirical Research Using Historical Data in Japan and the U.S.
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
The objective of this research is to explore the historical developments of child adoption in the U.S. and Japan and their welfare implications, using newly constructed datasets and the theoretical and empirical methods of the family economics. In...
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Cross-sectorial Analyses of Utilization and Functions of Health and Long-term Care Services
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
A major contribution of this project is to construct the micro-based data which consists of both health care (HC) and long term care (LTC) use for an elderly person. This data makes the inter-temporal use of both care traceable for each individua...
A study on the retiring process of the Baby Boomer Generation from comparative perspectives and its implications for social security provision
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2014
The Baby Boomer Generation (BBG) born between 1947 and 1949 in Japan is called Dankai no Sedai and has been characterized by their particular cultures and ideologies held by their older and younger generations. This is probably in contrast to the ...
Health Care Financing Administration
Project Year: 1996 - 1998
Analyses of the Japanese Medical Information and Policy Using the Large Scale Individual-Level Survey Data
In this research project, we first developed new models which were used for the large scale individual-level survey data of patients. Secondly, by the developed models, we analyzed influences of the hospitals and factors which might the lengths of...
How can we apply compound sensibility information to inclusive education of creative dancing?

Social Contribution

 
Social Innovation Seminar “Impact of the non-monetary economy and the future of a new social economy: Turning urban WASTAGE into rural RESOURCES!” By Mr. Anshu Gupta, Founder and CEO, Goonj, India
[Planner]  Waseda Institute of Social and Human Capital Studies (WISH), Social Innovation Academy, Durable Social Innovation Alliance (DSIA)  (Waseda Campus, Building 9, Room #558)  Sep 2017 - Sep 2017