Fumiya Uchikoshi

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Fumiya Uchikoshi
Princeton University
Department of Sociology
Job title
Ph.D student
MA(the University of Tokyo)
Other affiliation
Office of Population Research
Twitter ID


I study diverging family behaviors and their impact on the creation of social inequality. I aim to focus on the role of family, and the effects of demographic change throughout one’s life, using quantitative analysis of survey data from Japan and the United States.

Research Areas

  • Sociology / Sociology / Social Stratification/Family/Demography

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Aug 2018
Predoctoral Research Fellow, Japan Society of Promotion of Science


Sep 2019
PhD Program, Department of Sociology, Princeton University
Sep 2018
Aug 2019
PhD Program, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Apr 2017
Sep 2019
Ph.D Program, Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2015
Mar 2017
Master Program, Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2012
Mar 2015
Department of Sociology, Faculty of Letters, The University of Tokyo

Committee Memberships

Sep 2018
UW-Madison Sociology Graduate Student Association  Cohort representative

Published Papers

Trends in Occupational Sex Segregation in Japan: A Decomposition Analysis of Census Data, 1980-2005
Fumiya Uchikoshi and Ryota Mugiyama
Japanese Journal of Population Studies   56    Sep 2020   [Refereed]
A Consequence of Educational Assortative Mating through Divorce: An Event History Analysis Using NFRJ-S01 and SSM2015
Fumiya Uchikoshi
Japanese Sociological Review   70(1) 10-26   Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Sho Fujihara and Fumiya Uchikoshi
Research in Social Stratification and Mobility   60 66-77   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Fumiya Uchikoshi and Ryohei Mogi
Demographic Research   39 1305-1330   Dec 2018   [Refereed]


Revising the Relationship between Pregnancy Intentions and Timing: The Mediating Role of Cohabitation in Japan
Ryohei Mogi and Fumiya Uchikoshi
CDE Working Paper      Jul 2019
Shohei Yoda and Fumiya Uchikoshi
National Institute of Population and Social Security Research Discussion Paper Series (J)      Dec 2018
Heterogeneous Fertility Behavior among Highly Educated Women in Japan: The Effect of Educational Assortative Mating on First and Second Childbirth Using Diagonal Reference Model
Fumiya Uchikoshi
The 2015 SSM Research Series: Demography and Family   77-98   Mar 2018
The Role of Changes in Marital Behavior on Trends in Occupational Sex Segregation in Japan: A Quantitative Analysis Using Anonymized Labour Force Survey
Fumiya Uchikoshi
SSJ Data Archive Research Paper Series      2018
Fumiya Uchikoshi, Satoshi Miwa
SSJ Data Archive Research Paper Series 66      Oct 2018

Books etc

Linkage and Estrangement in East Asia
Naosuke Mukoyama, Fumiya Uchikoshi (Part:Contributor, Views of Japan and China in Southeast Asia: Two Hidden Fallacies in Japanese Society)
Keiso Shobo   Mar 2015   ISBN:4326653922

Conference Activities & Talks

Dissecting Educational Assortative Marriage in Japan: The Role of Institutional Changes in Higher Education
Fumiya Uchikoshi
2019 RC28 Summer Meeting at Princeton University   15 Aug 2019   
Fumiya Uchikoshi and Ryota Mugiyama
Population Association of Japan 71st Annual Meeting   2 Jun 2019   
Rethinking the "Retreat from Marriage" in Japan
James M. Raymo, Shohei Yoda, Fumiya Uchikoshi
Population Association of America 2019 Annual Meeting   11 Apr 2019   
Trends in occupational segregation by gender in Japan: The role of population aging
Ryota Mugiyama, Fumiya Uchikoshi
Population Association of America 2019 Annual Meeting   13 Apr 2019   
Trends in educational assortative mating among first married and remarried women in Japan
Fumiya Uchikoshi, Shohei Yoda
Population Association of America 2019 Annual Meeting   11 Apr 2019   

Awards & Honors

Aug 2018
Welcome Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jul 2018
Hauser Research Scholar Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dec 2017
Distinguished Research Award, Research on Gender Equality, Hodogaya Foundation
Aug 2017
Assistance for International Conference Participation, The Union of National Economic Associations in Japan
Feb 2017
JGSS Report by Competition Winner 2016, JGSS Research Center
FUTI Global Leadership Award "Summer 2016 Program Awards for Students in Japan", Friends of UTokyo, Inc
Zertifikat fuer Deutschlandstudien in B.A. Scholarship, Centre for German and European Studies, the University of Tokyo
Saitama International Scholarship, Saitama International Exchange Foundation
Nagashima Masanori Scholarship, The University of Tokyo

Research Grants & Projects

A sociological study of effects of educational assortative mating on divorce
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Aug 2018    Investigator(s): Fumiya Uchikoshi

Social Contribution

Discussant at Symposium
[Commentator]  Japanese Association for Mathematical Sociology  65th Japanese Mathematical Association Annual Conference  14 Mar 2018 - 14 Mar 2018
Presentation at ICPSR Summer Program Orientation Seminar 2017
[Lecturer]  ICPSR Japanese National Consortium  ICPSR Summer Program Orientation Seminar 2017  31 May 2017 - 31 May 2017


Jun 2017   Certification in Methods in Social Research
Courses taken
A-B: Research methods in sociology
C-D: Topics in sociology
E: A seminar arranged by JASR (S2)
G: Topics in sociology
Jun 2017   Certification in Advanced Methods in Social Research
Courses taken
H: Quantitative analyses of educational society
I: Research methods in sociology of education
J: Qualitative social survey