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東京大学公共政策大学院 | GraSPP / Graduate School of Public Policy | The university of Tokyo

重岡 仁 SHIGEOKA, Hitoshi

教授 / Professor 重岡 仁SHIGEOKA, Hitoshi


Courses in AY 2022

  • 5113061 Statistical Methods
  • 5113065 Practice Session for Statistical Methods
  • 5170002 Project Seminar


Columbia University (Ph.D in. Economics)


Applied microeconomics (Health Economics in particular)

Primary: Health
Secondary: Labor, Public, and Behavioral Economics


[1] "Effects of Universal Health Insurance on Health Care Utilization, and Supply-Side Responses: Evidence from Japan"
(with Ayako Kondo)
Journal of Public Economics, 99: 1–23, 2013. [Lead article]
[2] "Supplier-induced Demand for Newborn Treatment: Evidence from Japan"
(with Kiyohide Fushimi, MD)
Journal of Health Economics, 35: 162–178, 2014. [Shigeoka first author]
[3] "The Effect of Patient Cost-sharing on Utilization, Health and Risk Protection"
American Economic Review, 104(7): 2152–2184, 2014.
[4] "The Effectiveness of Demand-side Government Intervention to Promote Elderly Employment: Evidence from Japan"
(with Ayako Kondo)
Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 70(4): 1008–1036, 2017.
[5] "Do Risk Preferences Change? Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake"
(with Chie Hanaoka, and Yasutora Watanabe)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 10(2): 298-330, 2018.
[6] "Income-comparison Attitudes in the United States and the United Kingdom: Evidence from Discrete Choice Experiments"
(with Katsunori Yamada)
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 164: 414-438, 2019.
[7] "Face Masks, Public Policies and Slowing the Spread of COVID-19: Evidence from Canada"
(with Alexander Karaivanov, Shih En Lu, Cong Chen, and Stephanie Pamplona)
Journal of Health Economics, 78 102475, 2021.
[8] "Infant Mortality and the Repeal of Federal Prohibition"
(with David Jacks, and Krishna Pendakur)
The Economic Journal, 131(639): 2955–2983, 2021.
[9] "How Do Peers Impact Learning? An Experimental Investigation of Peer-to-peer Teaching and Ability Tracking"
(with Erik Kimbrough, and Andrew McGee)
Journal of Human Resources, 57: 304-339, 2022.
[10] "Asymmetric Demand Response when Prices Increase and Decrease: The Case of Child Healthcare"
(with Toshiaki Iizuka)
Forthcoming at The Review of Economics and Statistics
[11] "Is Zero a Special Price? Evidence from Child Healthcare"
(with Toshiaki Iizuka)
Forthcoming at American Economic Journal: Applied Economics