Population economics, social security, econometrics
Born in Tokyo in 1958. Graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Keio University in 1981. Completed the Master’s Program in Business Administration and Public Policy at the University of Tsukuba in 1988. After serving as a senior researcher at the Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, a senior research fellow at the National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, and a full-time assistant professor in the School of Political Science and Economics of Meiji University, was appointed to his current position in 2006.
Main books and papers:
◆Shakai seisaku wo tou: kokusai hikaku kara no apurochi (“Considering Social Policy: from a comparative international approach”)（Meiji University Press, 2014)
◆Sedai kan kakusa: jinko gensho shakai wo toinaosu (“Intergenerational Disparity: reconsidering population decreases”)（Chikuma Shinsho, 2011)
◆Jinko keizaigaku (“Population Economics”)（Nikkei Bunko, 2007)
◆Nenkin kaikaku no keizai bunseki: suryo moderu ni yoru hyoka (“Economic Analysis of Pension Reform: assessment using quantitative models”) (coauthor, Nippon Hyoron Sha, 2006)