Daiji Kawaguchi


Graduate School of Economics

University of Tokyo

7-3-1 Hongo

Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033



Research interest: Labor Economics, Empirical Microeconomics


Recent publications:

Daiji Kawaguchi, Keisuke Kawata and Takahiro Toriyabe (2021) "An Assessment of Abenomics from the Labor Market Perspective," Asian Economic Policy Review, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 247-278.

Daiji Kawaguchi and Yuko Mori (2021) "Estimating the Effects of the Minimum Wage Using the Introduction of Indexation," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 184, pp. 388-408.

Izumi Yokoyama, Kazuhito Higa and Daiji Kawaguchi (2021) “Adjustments of regular and non-regular workers to exogenous shocks: Evidence from exchange-rate fluctuation,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp 470-510.

Ayako Kondo and Daiji Kawaguchi (2020) “The effects of graduating from college during a recession on consumption and asset holding,” Economic Inquiry, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 283-293.

Daiji Kawaguchi and Soohyung Lee (2017) “Brides for Sale: Cross-Border Marriages and Female Immigration,” Economic Inquiry, Vol. 55, pp. 633–654.

Daiji Kawaguchi and Norifumi Yukutake (2017), “Estimating the Residential Land Damage of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident,” Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 99, pp. 148-160.

Shota Araki, Daiji Kawaguchi and Yuki Onozuka (2016) "University prestige, performance evaluation, and promotion: Estimating the employer learning model using personnel datasets," Labour Economics, Vol. 41, pp. 135-148.

Daiji Kawaguchi and Yuko Mori (2016) “Why wage inequality have evolved so differently between Japan and the US? The role of supply of college educated workers,” Economics of Education Review, Vol. 52, pp. 29–50.