センター研究員

高久 玲音 /Reo Takaku< 研究者一覧へ戻る

一橋大学大学院経済学研究科 准教授

【略歴】

2007年に慶応義塾商学部卒業。その後同大学にて博士号を取得。日本経済研究センター研究員、医療経済研究機構主任研究員を経て、2019年に一橋大学に着任。専門は医療経済学、家族の経済学、応用ミクロ計量経済学。医療政策分野では、これまで自己負担補助政策の効果分析や、地域の医療政策に対する政治的介入の研究を行ってきた。コロナ禍では学校休校の影響分析や東京都の病院データを用いた経営解析も行っている。東京都地域医療構想アドバイザー、東京都医師会病院委員会委員も兼務。

【最近の研究成果】
  • Takaku, R. and I. Yokoyama, “What the COVID-19 school closure left in its wake: Evidence from a regression discontinuity analysis in Japan,” Journal of Public Economics, 195, 2021.
  • Takaku, R., “Reversal pattern of health inequality: New evidence from a large-scale national survey in Japan,” Health Policy, 124, 11, 2020.
  • Takaku, R., “How is increased selectivity of medical school admissions associated with physicians’ career choice? A Japanese experience,” BMC Human Resources for Health, 18, 38, 2020.
  • Higashi, H., R. Takaku, A. Yamaoka, A. K. Lefor, and T. Shiga, "The Dedicated Emergency Physician Model of emergency care is associated with reduced pre-hospital transportation time: A retrospective study with a nationwide database in Japan," PLOS ONE, 14(4): e0215231, 2019. "https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215231"
  • Takaku, R. and A. Yamaoka, “Payment Methods and Hospital Length of Stay: A Bunching-based Evidence,” International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 19(1), 53–77, 2019.
  • Takaku, R., “The Wall for Mothers with First Graders: Availability of Afterschool Childcare and Continuity of Maternal Labor Supply in Japan,” Review of Economics of the Household, 17(1), 177–199, 2019.
  • Takaku, R. and S. Bessho, “Political Cycles in Physician Employment: A Case of Japanese Local Public Hospitals,” Social Science & Medicine, 216, 97-106, 2018.
  • Takaku, R., “First Daughter Effects in Japan,” Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 50, 48-59, 2018.
  • Takaku, R. and S. Bessho, “Do Benefits in Kind or Refunds Affect Health Service Utilization and Health Outcomes? A Natural Experiment from Japan,” Health Policy, 121(5), 534-542, 2017.
  • Takaku, R., “Effect of Patient Cost-Sharing on Health Care Utilization among Low-Income Children,” Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, 58(1), 69-88, 2017.
  • Ando, M. and R. Takaku, “Affordable False Teeth: The Effects of Patient Cost-sharing on Denture Utilization and Subjective Chewing Ability,” The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Contributions), 16(3), 1387-1438, 2016.
  • Takaku, R., “Effects of Reduced Cost-Sharing on Children's Health: Evidence from Japan,” Social Science & Medicine, 151, 46-55, 2016.
  • Takaku, R., S. Bessho, S. Nishimura, and N. Ikegami, “Fiscal Disparities among Social Health Insurance Programs in Japan,” in Ikegami, N. (ed.), Universal Health Coverage for Inclusive and Sustainable Development: Lessons from Japan, World Bank Publications, 2014.