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Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University


Michio Yuda has been serving as an associate professor at Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University since 2018, after serving as at Chukyo University from 2007, and a research fellow of the Japan Society for Promotion of Science (DC2) at Hitotsubashi University from 2005. He is also a visiting researcher at the Institute of Gerontology, the University of Tokyo from 2009 to 2017 and RAND Corporation in 2013. He graduated from Yokohama National University in 2002 with a BA in Economics and obtained a MA and a Ph.D in Economics from Hitotsubashi University in 2004 and 2007. His research interest is empirical economic analyses on health, health care, long-term care, and social security systems using microeconometrics methods. His publications include Japanese books titled Public Economics Studies V, Keiso Shobo, 2012, Economic Analysis of Health Policy: Evidence and Suggestions from Social Insurance Claims Data, the University of Tokyo Press [the 60th Nikkei Economic Book Award], 2016, and Economic Analysis of the Public Finance of the Japanese National Health Insurance, Keiso Shobo, 2018.

【Recent Publications】

Yuda, M., “Structural and Regional Characteristics and Cost Efficiencies in the Local Public Health Insurance System: Empirical Evidence from the Japanese National Health Insurance System,” Journal of Economics and Public Finance, 2(2), 262-279, 2016.

Yuda, M. and J. Lee, “Effects of Informal Caregivers’ Health on Care Recipients,” Japanese Economic Review, 67(2), 192-210, 2016.

Yuda, M., “Inefficiencies in the Japanese National Health Insurance System: A Stochastic Frontier Approach,” Journal of Asian Economics, 42, 65-77, 2016.

Yuda, M., “Medical Fee Reforms, Changes in Medical Supply Densities, and Supplier-Induced Demand: Empirical Evidence from Japan,” Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, 4(1), 79-93, 2013.

Yuda, M., “The Impacts of Recent Smoking Control Policies on Individual Smoking Choice: The Case of Japan,” Health Economics Review, 3, Article 4, 2013.

Yuda, M., “The Effect of Habitual Smoking on Labor Productivity,” Applied Economics Letters, 18(12), 1125-1132, 2011.