Demography (analysis of factors affecting marriage and divorce and the issue of declining birth rate), applied demography (business demography)
Doctor of Philosophy (sociology)
Born in 1953.
1976 Graduated from Meiji University School of Political Science and Economics
1978 Completed a Master’s course at Meiji University
1985 Completed a Doctoral course at the University of Southern California
1995 to Present: Professor at the School of Political Science and Economics, Meiji University
Served as president and director of Population Association of Japan in succession.
Main Books and Papers:
◆Quantitative Demography for Micro Data (“Micro deta no keiryojinkogaku”) (Written and edited collectively, Hara Shobo, 2012)
◆Social Security in the Era of Depopulation (“Jinkogenshojidai no shakaihosho”) (Written and edited collectively, Hara Shobo, 2008)
◆Consciousness and Behavior of Japanese People (“Nihonjin no ishiki to kodo”) (Written collectively, University of Tokyo Press, 2008)
◆Publicly released Data on Social Surveys (“Shakaichosa no kokai deta”) (Written collectively, University of Tokyo Press, 2008)