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HIAS Postdoctoral Researcher, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University


Hongming Wang is a HIAS research associate (Specially Appointed) at Hitotsubashi Institute of Advanced Studies. He holds a BA in Finance and a BS in Math from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and a MA and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Southern California. His research interests focus on how policies and economic processes could impact human behavior and health. His recent studies include the long-run health and economic benefits of Universal Health Insurance in Japan and a modelling study of the optimal targeting of Age and Risk Groups for COVID-19 Vaccines in Japan. In ongoing projects, he estimates the impact of international trade on health inequalities across countries and helps adjust cost-effectiveness thresholds for allocating health resources in Bhutan, Japan, Singapore, and Thailand.

【Recent Publications】
  • Hongming Wang, Yoko Ibuka, Ryota Nakamura. (2022) Mixing Age and Risk Groups for Accessing COVID-19 Vaccines: A Modelling Study. BMJ Open. 2022 Dec 12;12(12): e061139.
  • Michele Fioretti, Hongming Wang. (2021) Performance Pay in Insurance Markets: Evidence from Medicare. The Review of Economics and Statistics. DOI: 10.1162/rest_a_01127.

Detailed profile (HRI: Hitotsubashi Researchers Information)