Shinji Yamashige graduated from the Department of Economics at Hitotsubashi University in 1985 and from Johns Hopkins University in 1992 （Ph. D. in Economics）. He served as an assistant professor at the Department of Economics, the University of Toronto, from 1992 to 1996. He has been serving at Hitotsubashi University since 1996. He specializes in public economics and has been analyzing public policies and institutions from the viewpoints of efficiency and equity. His research topics include public policies for population ageing, declining fertility, social capital, infrastructure, health and medicine. His book Economic Analysis of Families and Society: The Transformation of Japanese Society and Public Policies, University of Tokyo Press, 2013 （in Japanese） won the Nikkei Prize for Excellent Books in Economic Science in 2013.
Yamashige, S., Economic Analysis of Families and Society: The Transformation of Japanese Society and Public Policies, (Advances in Japanese Business and Economics)
, Springer, 2017.
Yamashige, S., Public Finance
, Chuokeizai-sha, 2016 (in Japanese).
Yamashige, S., Economic Analysis of Families and Society: The Transformation of Japanese Society and Public Policies
, University of Tokyo Press, 2013 (in Japanese)
Yamashige, S., A. Hojo, Y. Takabayashi and M. Miura, “Development Assistance for Health in Developing Countries: Improving and Evolving ODA Programs through Public Private Partnership,” Hitotsubashi Health Economics Research Papers #2016-001
, 2016 (in Japanese).
Yamashige S., Y. Tanaka and M. Abe, “Estimation of Willingness to Pay for “Tokuho Labels”: Reconsideration on the Labeling System for Food for Specified Health Use,” Iryo To Shakai
, 25(3), 305-319, 2015 (in Japanese).
Yamashige, S., “Population Crisis and Family Policies in Japan,” University of Tokyo Journal of Law and Politics
, 11, 108-128, 2014
Yamauchi, H., C. Nakagawa, S. Yamashige, H. Takei, H. Yagata, A. Yoshida, N. Hayashi, J. Hornberger, T. Yu, C. Chao, C. Yoshizawa and S. Nakamura, “Societal Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the 21-Gene Assay in Estrogen–Receptor–Positive, Lymph–Node–Negative Early-Stage Breast Cancer in Japan,” BMC Health Services Research
, 14, 372, 2014.
Ishiguro, Y., S. Yamashige and H. Ito, “Simulation for the Costs of Medical Care and Socialization of Schizophrenia Patients,” Shakaihoken Junpou
, 2583, 46-39, 2014 (in Japanese).
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