Yamada Tomoaki

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Yamada Tomoaki
Meiji University
School of Commerce
Job title
Ph.D.(Hitotsubashi University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2006
Mar 2009
Rissho University Faculty of Economics


Apr 1996
Mar 2000
Department of Economics, Rikkyo University
Apr 2000
Mar 2002
Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 2002
Mar 2005
Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University

Published Papers

Minchung Hsu
Scandinavian Journal of Economics      Oct 2017   [Refereed]
This paper quantitatively studies the influence of a rapidly aging population on the financing of a public universal health insurance system and the corresponding fiscal policies. We construct a general equilibrium life-cycle model to investigate ...
Selahattin Imrohoroglu, Sagiri Kitao
Economic Inquiry   55(3) 1287-1307   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
The labor force in Japan is projected to fall from 64 million in 2014 to 20 million in 2100, signaling unprecedented tax/transfer adjustments to achieve fiscal sustainability. In this paper, we develop a quantitative overlapping generations model ...
Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks on Inequality in Japan
Masayuki Inui, Nao Sudo and Tomoaki Yamada
BIS Working Paper   642    Jun 2017
Impacts of monetary easing on inequality have recently attracted increasing attention. In this paper, we use the micro-level data of Japanese households to study the distributional effects of monetary policy. We construct quarterly series of incom...
Selahattin Imrohoroglu, Sagiri Kitao
International Economic Review   57(1) 117-154   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Japan is aging and has the highest government debt-to-output ratio among advanced economies. In this article, we build a micro data-based,large scale overlapping generations model for Japan in which individuals differ in age,gender, employment typ...
Jeremy Lise, Nao Sudo, Michio Suzuki, Ken Yamada
Review of Economic Dynamics   17 582-612   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
In this paper we document the main features of the distributions of wages, earnings, consumption and wealth in Japan since the early 1980s using four main data sources: the Basic Survey on Wage Structure (BSWS), the Family Income and Expenditure S...


A Note on Risk Sharing against Idiosyncratic Shocks and Geographic Mobility in Japan
MPRA Paper   54886 1-8   Mar 2014
In this study, using Japanese household panel data, we analyze how well idiosyncratic income risks are shared by regions. We find that geographic mobility influences individual consumption growth rates, suggesting that complete asset markets fail ...
Cross-sectional Facts in Japan using Keio Household Panel Survey
MPRA Paper   49813 1-24   Sep 2013
We investigate economic inequalities of Japanese economy from 2004 to 2012 using the Keio household panel survey. We present cross-sectional dispersion earnings, consumption expenditure, and wealth inequalities from time-series and life cycle dime...
Inequalities in Japanese Economy during the Lost Decades
Nao Sudo, Michio Suzuki
CIRJE Discussion Paper   CIRJE-F-856 1-51   Jul 2012
This paper explores the development of inequalities in income, consumption, and wealth among Japanese households from the 1980s to the 2000s, a period that spans the bursting of Japan's bubble economy (1991Q1) and the banking crisis (1997Q4). We f...
Can Cross-Border Financial Markets Create Good Collateral in Crisis?
Makoto Saito, Shiba Suzuki
IMES Discussion Paper Series   E-19 1-32   Oct 2010
In this paper, we explore whether markets can create endogenously good collateral in a crisis by analyzing a simple exchange economy where a country-specific catastrophic shock is shared between two countries. To see this possibility, we examine w...
Consumption, Working Hours, and Wealth Determination in Life Cycle
Naohito Abe,Noriko Inakura
Bank of Japan, Working Paper Series   07-E-14 1-42   Jun 2007
This paper presents an empirical analysis of a life cycle model. We incorporate labor supply and family structure into the standard precautionary saving model and estimate structural parameters based on the moment conditions for the life cycle pro...

Books etc

Applied Microeconometrics
Yukinobu KITAMURA ed. (Part:Joint Work)
Nihon-Hyoron-sya   Feb 2010   ISBN:978-4-535-55593-8

Conference Activities & Talks

On the Intergenerational and Intertemporal Sharing of Cohort Specific Permanent Shocks
Kenji Miyazaki, Makoto Saito
CIRJE-TCER 7th Macroeconomics Conference   Nov 2005   
Establishment Dynamics, Savings and Unemployment Insurance
The Conference of Economics for Young Professionals   Feb 2006   
Consumption, Hours, and Wealth Determination over the Life Cycle
Naohito Abe, Noriko Inakura
The International Workshop on Consumption   Mar 2007   
Consumption, Hours, and Wealth Determination over the Life Cycle
Naohito Abe, Noriko Inakura
Research Dept. of Japanese and Asian Economies' International Conference of Microeconometric Analysis -Methodology, Data & Empirics-   Mar 2007   
Consumption, Labor Hours, and Wealth Determination in Life Cycle
Naohito Abe, Noriko Inakura
8th Macroeconomics Conference   Mar 2007   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

A Quantitative Approach on Fiscal and Monetary Policy in a DSGE Model with Heterogenous Agents
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Today
Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis on the "Lost Generation"
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists B
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2015
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists B
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2010