BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO

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Name
BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO
URL
http://web.econ.keio.ac.jp/staff/bessho/
Affiliation
Keio University
Section
Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.d. in Economics(The University of Tokyo)
Research funding number
90436741

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
 - 
Today
Chief Economist, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance
 
Jan 2017
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Mar 2017
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo
 
Oct 2011
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Dec 2016
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Keio University
 
Apr 2006
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Sep 2011
Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Policy, Hitotsubashi University
 
Jul 2003
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Mar 2006
Economist, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance
 

Education

 
 
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Mar 2006
Graduate School, Division of Economics, The University of Tokyo
 

Awards & Honors

 
Oct 2013
子ども手当,扶養控除と家計の労働供給, 日本財政学会学会奨励賞
Winner: BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO
 

Published Papers

 
Matsuyama Y, Tsuboya T, Bessho S.-I, Aida J, Osaka K.
Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine   244(2) 163-173   2018   [Refereed]
Takaku R, Bessho S.
Health Policy   121(5) 534-542   2017   [Refereed]
Shun-ichiro Bessho
The Japanese Economic Review      2017   [Refereed]
Ibuka Y, Bessho S.-I.
Health Economics, Policy and Law   11(3) 275-302   2016   [Refereed]
Ibuka Yoko, Bessho Shun Ichiro
Japan and the World Economy   36 56-66   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
<p>Vaccination against infectious diseases produces externalities, and providing subsidies is one way of internalizing the externality. The effect of subsidies as a policy tool depends on individual's response to the cost of vaccine. However, ther...
BESSHO, Shun-ichiro and Hikaru Ogawa
Journal of Comparative Economics   43(4) forthcoming-1068   2015   [Refereed]
Bessho, Shun-ichiro and Masayoshi Hayashi.
International Tax and Public Finance   22(1) 144-175   2015   [Refereed]
BESSHO, SHUN-ICHIRO and Masayoshi Hayashi
Journal of the Japanese and International Economies   34 162-178   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Bessho Shun ichiro, Terai Kimiko
Economics of Governance   14(3) 205-232   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
<p>This study investigates the role of fiscal advisors in maintaining government fiscal discipline when the advisor's appointment is determined endogenously. Our theoretical model shows that an incumbent politician has an incentive to employ an ex...
Bessho Shun ichiro, Hayashi Masayoshi
Public Finance Review   41(3) 360-385   May 2013   [Refereed]
<p>In this study, we recast the formula of the social marginal cost of public funds (SMCF) and highlight the role of what we call individual marginal costs of public funds (IMCF). After elaborating on aspects of distributional weights, we estimate...
妊婦健診をめぐる自治体間財政競争
BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO
財政研究   8 251-267   2012   [Refereed]
Ihori Toshihiro, Kato Ryuta Ray, Kawade Masumi, Bessho Shun ichiro
Japan and the World Economy   23(4) 227-239   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
<p>This paper evaluates the drastic reforms of Japanese public health insurance initiated in 2006. We employ a computable general equilibrium framework to numerically examine the reforms for an aging Japan in the dynamic context of overlapping gen...
Bessho Shun ichiro, Hayashi Masayoshi
Journal of Asian Economics   22(5) 398-411   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
<p>In this paper, we estimate labor responses of Japanese prime-age males by taking into consideration the Japanese income tax system and utilizing a large micro-data set. We employ three maximum likelihood methods: (i) a modified version of Hausm...
Bessho Shun ichiro, Terai Kimiko
Economics of Governance   12(2) 135-154   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
<p>Local governments invest in public infrastructure to develop their regions. When they depend on intergovernmental grants for local development and have opportunities to lobby upper-level governments for such grants, horizontal intergovernmental...
子どもの医療費助成・通院・健康
BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO
季刊社会保障研究   47(4) 413-430   2011   [Refereed]
MRIの導入と利用:アンケート調査による検証
BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO
季刊社会保障研究   47(2) 175-190   2011   [Refereed]
公共支出は労働供給に影響するか
BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO
経済政策ジャーナル   7(1) 19-32   2010   [Refereed]
最適線形所得税の推計:MCFからの接近
BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO
財政研究   6 149-169   2010   [Refereed]
Bessho Shun ichiro, Tobita Eiko
Japan and the World Economy   20(3) 303-325   Aug 2008   [Refereed]
<p>The purpose of this paper is to investigate, using micro data, the strength in Japan of the precautionary saving motive. While numerical simulations suggest the economic importance of precautionary saving, the empirical evidence is mixed. In th...
Bessho Shun Ichiro, Ohkusa Yasushi
Health Care Management Science   9(1) 5-18   Feb 2006   [Refereed]
<p>We examine the length of time between when an individual feels sick and when he/she visits a doctor using survival analysis to capture the dynamic aspects of this behavior. If the disease is light, actions such as OTC medicine or sick leave are...
Toshihiro Ihori, Ryuta Ray Kato, Masumi Kawade, Shun-ichiro Bessho
Tackling Japan's Fiscal Challenges   30   2006   [Refereed]
Bessho Shun Ichiro, Hayashi Masayoshi
Journal of Asian Economics   16(6) 956-972   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
<p>We argue that tax policy in Japan is on a shaky empirical ground. First, until recently, no serious attempts had been made to estimate labour responses to taxation, especially with respect to prime-age male workers. Second, while there is some ...
Local borrowing subsidized through the Local Allocation Tax grants: Does it increase public capital spending?
DOI TAKERO・BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO
Japan Center for Economic Research Economic Journal   51 33-58   Mar 2005   [Refereed]
地方債の元利補給の実証分析
BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO
財政研究   1 311-328   2005   [Refereed]
公的資金の限界費用
別所俊一郎・赤井伸郎・林正義
日本経済研究   47 1-19   2005   [Refereed]
累進所得税と厚生変化: 公的資金の社会的限界費用の試算
林正義・別所俊一郎
経済分析   172 1-34   2004   [Refereed]
Shun-ichiro Bessho
Central and Local Government Relations in Asia   306   2018   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Hayashi Masayoshi, Ogawa Higaru, BESSHO SHUN-ICHIRO (Part:Joint Work)
有斐閣   2010