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Oshio, T. and M. Kan, “Which is riskier for mental health, living alone or not participating in any social activity? Evidence from a population-based eleven-year survey in Japan,” Social Science & Medicine, in press.

Yao,Y.,  G. Wan, and D. Meng, “Income distribution and health: can polarization explain health outcomes better than inequality?”, European Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming.

Ii, M. and B. Niu, “Are Japanese People Satisfied with Their Health Care System and Services? Empirical Evidence from Survey Data,” Health Policy, in press.

Saito, M., N. Kondo, T. Oshio, T. Tabuchi, and K. Kondo, “Relative deprivation, poverty, and mortality in Japanese older adults: a six-year follow-up of the JAGES cohort survey,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, in press.

Oshio, T. and S. Shimizutani, “Health capacity to work and its long-term trend among the Japanese elderly,” Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 51, 76-86, 2019.

Oshio, T. and M. Kan, “Preventive impact of social participation on the onset of non-communicable diseases among middle-aged adults: a 10-wave hazards-model analysis in Japan,” Preventive Medicine118, 272-278, 2019.

Oshio, T., “Association between successful smoking cessation and changes in marital and job status and health behaviours: evidence from a 10-wave nationwide survey in Japan,” BMC Public Health, 18: 1051, 2018.

Nakamura, R., A. J. Mirelman, C. Cuadrado, N. Silva-Illanes, J. Dunstan, and M. Suhrcke, “Evaluating the 2014 sugar-sweetened beverage tax in Chile: An observational study in urban areas,” PLOS Medicine, 2018.

Shirase, Y., “The transformation of support approaches under the Japanese social security system”, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research (Ed) Livelihood Support in Local Communities: The Role of Municipalities and Their Collaborative Partners, University of Tokyo Press, 2018 (in Japanese).

Oshio, T. and M. Kan, “Impact of parents’ need for care on middle-aged women’s lifestyle and psychological distress: evidence from a nationwide longitudinal survey in Japan,” Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 16:63, 2018.

Oshio, T., “Widening disparities in health between educational levels and their determinants in later life: evidence from a nine-year cohort study,” BMC Public Health, 18:278, 2018.

Oshio, T., A. Inoue, and A. Tsutsumi, “Associations among job demands and resources, work engagement, and psychological distress: fixed-effects model analysis in Japan,” Journal of Occupational Health, 60, 254-262, 2018.

Oshio, T. and E. Usui, “How does informal caregiving affect daughters’ employment and mental health in Japan?” Journal of the Japanese and International Economics, 49, 1-7, 2018.

Nakamura, R., M. Suhrcke, and D. Zizzo, “A triple test for behavioral economics models and public health policy,” Theory and Decision, 83 (4), 513-533, 2017.

Oshio, T., A. Inoue, A. Tsutsumi, T. Suzuki, and K. Miyaki, “The reciprocal relationship between sickness presenteeism and psychological distress in response to job stressors: evidence from a three-wave cohort study,” Journal of Occupational Health, 59, 552-561, 2017.

Yamashige, S., Economic Analysis of Families and Society: The Transformation of Japanese Society and Public Policies, (Advances in Japanese Business and Economics), Springer, 2017.

Oshio, T., A. Inoue, and A. Tsutsumi, “Examining the mediating effect of work-to-family conflict on the associations between job stressors and employee psychological distress: a prospective cohort study,” BMJ Open, 7, e015608, 2017.

Oshio, T. and M. Kan, “The dynamic impact of retirement on health: evidence from a nationwide ten-year panel survey in Japan,” Preventive Medicine, 100, 287-293, 2017.

Oshio, T., A. Inoue, and A. Tsutsumi, “Does work-to-family conflict really matter for health? Cross-sectional, prospective cohort and fixed-effects analyses,” Social Science & Medicine, 175, 36-42, 2017.

Oshio, T. and E. Usui, “Informal parental care and female labor supply in Japan,” Applied Economics Letters, 24(9), 635-638, 2017.

Oshio, T., “Which is more relevant for perceived happiness, individual-level or area-level social capital? A multilevel mediation analysis,” Journal of Happiness Studies, 18 (3), 765-783, 2017.

van Weel, C., R. Kassai, G. W. Tsoi, S. J. Hwang, K. Cho, S. Y. Wong, C. Phui-Nah, S. Jiang, M. Ii, and F. Goodyear-Smith, “Evolving Health Policy for Primary Care in the Asia Pacific Region,” British Journal of General Practice, 66(647), e451-3, 2016.

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., Public Finance, Chuokeizai-sha, 2016 (in Japanese).

Shirase, Y., “The Payment System of the National Health Service in England,” Kenporen-Kaigai-Iryohosho, 111, 20-27, 2016 (in Japanese).

Shimizutani, S. and T. Oshio, “Public pension benefits claiming behaviour: new evidence from the Japanese study on ageing and retirement,” Japanese Economic Review, 67(3), 235-256, 2016.

Usui, E., S. Shimizutani, and T. Oshio, “Are Japanese men of pensionable age underemployed or overemployed,” Japanese Economic Review, 67(2), 150-168, 2016.

Nozaki, K. and T. Oshio, “Multidimensional poverty and perceived happiness: evidence from China, Japan and Korea,” Asian Economic Journal, 30 (3), 275-293, 2016.

Oshio, T. and M. Kan, “How do social activities mitigate informal caregivers’ psychological distress? Evidence from a nine-year panel survey in Japan,” Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 14:117, 2016.

Oshio, T., A. Tsutsumi, and A. Inoue, “Can leisure-time physical activity improve health checkup results? Evidence from Japanese occupational panel data,” Journal of Occupational Health, 58 (4), 354-364, 2016.