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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 was 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. 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. and J. Lee, "Protective Effects of Health Insurance Against Disasters: An Insight from the Great East Japan Earthquake," Journal of Pension Economics & Finance, forthcoming.
  • Yuda, M. "Childhood Health and Future Outcomes: Evidence from Panel Surveys for the Japanese Population," Japan and the World Economy, 54, 101014, 2020.
  • Yuda, M., “Medical Assistance System and Inpatient Health Care Provision: Empirical Evidence from Short-term Hospitalization in Japan,” PLOS ONE, 13(10), e0204798, 2018.
  • Yuda, M., “Public and Social Environment Changes and Caesarean Section Delivery Choice in Japan,” BMC Research Notes, 11, 633, 2018.
  • 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.