Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Research Associate

Email: s.tanaka[at]uq.edu.au
Phone: +61 7 334 67051
Office Location: 636 Colin Clark Building

Postal Address:
Level 6 Building 39, Blair Dr.
University of Queensland
QLD 4072, Australia

  • PhD in Economics, University of Minnesota, 2012
Research Fields
  • Macroeconomics
  • Labor Economics
  • Demographic Economics
  1. Does Home Production Drive Structural Transformation?with Alessio Moro and Solmaz Moslehi.
    • American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 116-146, July 2017.
    • Media: Nikkei Business Online (in Japanese).
  2. Marriage and Economic Development in the Twentieth Centurywith Alessio Moro and Solmaz Moslehi.
    • Journal of Demographic Economics, Forthcoming.
    • Cross-country data: GitHub.
Current Work
  1. Multidimensional Skill Mismatch [NBER WP], with Fatih Guvenen, Burhan Kuruscu, and David Wiczer.
  2. Sex Ratios and Long-Term Marriage Trends, with José-Víctor Ríos-Rull and Shannon Seitz.
  3. Single Mothers, Human Capital Investment in Children, and Economic Policies: A Macroeconomic Analysis, with Naoki Takayama. (The previous title was "Men's Rush to Marriage: Implications of Child Support Enforcement for Marriage, Fertility, and Long-Term Inequality.")
Work in Progress
  1. Changes in Wage Inequality Between- and Within-Firm: Evidence from Japan, 1993-2014, with Ryo Kambayashi and Shintaro Yamaguchi
    • A preliminary draft is available upon request.
  2. Recessions and Early Career Mismatch, with David Wiczer.
  3. Wage Changes, Net and Gross Employment Flows, with Lawrence Warren and David Wiczer.