Hitoshi Shigeoka

POSITION

Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University
Faculty Research Fellow, NBER
Associate Editor, Japan Economic Review

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Google Scholar (including non-economics)

UPCOMING

  • "Financing Longevity" Conference @Stanford, April 24-25, 2017

RESEARCH INTERESTS

      Health, Labor, Public, and Behavioral Economics

WORKING PAPERS

  • Do Risk Preferences Change? Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake
    (with Chie Hanaoka, and Yasutora Watanabe)  
     [PDF[NBER WPreject and resubmit at AEJ: Applied (First draft: April 2014, Last updated: January 2017)
  • School Entry Cutoff Date and the Timing of Births  
    [PDF[NBER WP] under review (First draft: Feb 2012, Last updated: May 2014)
  • Income-comparison Attitudes in the US and the UK: Evidence from Discrete-choice Experiments
    (with Katsunori Yamada)  
    [PDF[Supplement] [NBER WP] under review (First draft: March 2015, Last updated: April 2016)
  • Infant Mortality and the Repeal of Federal Prohibition
    (with David Jacks, and 
    Krishna Pendakur) draft 
    available upon request
  • How Do Peers Impact Learning? An Experimental Investigation of Ability Tracking
    (with Erik Kimbrough, and Andrew McGee) draft available upon request

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Effectiveness of Demand-side Government Intervention to Promote Elderly Employment: Evidence from Japan 
    (with Ayako Kondo) 
    [PDF] Industrial and Labor Relations Review, forthcoming
  • The Effect of Patient Cost-sharing on Utilization, Health and Risk Protection
    [PDFAmerican Economic Review104(7): 2152-2184, 2014.   [In Japanese]
  • Supplier-induced Demand for Newborn Treatment: Evidence from Japan
    (with Kiyohide Fushimi, MD)
    [PDFJournal of Health Economics, 35: 162-178, 2014. 
  • Effects of Universal Health Insurance on Health Care Utilization, and Supply-Side Responses: Evidence from Japan
    (with Ayako Kondo)
    [PDFJournal of Public Economics, 
    99: 1-23, 2013. 

SELECTED WORK IN PROGRESS

  • Patient Cost-sharing and Health Care Utilization among Children
    (with Toshiaki Iizuka)
  • The Effect of Financial Resources on Individual Preferences
    (with Peter Eibich, and Chie Hanaoka)
  • Election Cycle and Child Health Care Policy
    (with Yasutora Watanabe)

Last updated Jan 2017

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