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Publications

  • “Access Disparity and Health Inequality of the Elderly: Unmet Needs and Delayed Healthcare,”
    Special Issue on “Inequality in Health” in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Forthcoming2014, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, Chiyoe Murata, Hiroshi Hirai, Toshiyuki Ojima, and Katsunori Kondo).
  • “Determinants of Health Insurance and Hospitalization,” Cogent Economics & Finance, 2014, Vol.2, No.1, pp.1-27, DOI: 10.1080/23322039.2014.920271, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, and Weihong Zeng).
  • “Assessment of the Impact of Information Found on the Internet on Colorectal Cancer Prevention and its Implications for Health Education,” Special Issue on “Health Behavior and Public Health” in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2014, Vol.11, pp.1058-1075, doi:10.3390/ijerph110101058, (Chia-Ching Chen, Tetsuji Yamada, and John Smith).
  • “Overwork and Adverse Effects on Health,”Journal of Global Economics,December2013, Vol. 2, No.1, pp. 1-8, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/economics.1000106, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, and Weihong Zeng), http://www.esciencecentral.org/journals/overwork-and-adverse-effects-on-health-economics-2-106.pdf?aid=21814.
  •  “Non-communicable Diseases in Developing Countries: Causes and Health Policy/program Assessments,” Journal of Tropical Diseases, September 2013, Vol.3, No.3, doi: 10.4172/2329-891X.1000117,  (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, I-Ming Chiu, and Syed W. Rizvi).
  • “Empirical Investigation of Declining Childbirth: Psychosocial and Economic Conditions in Japan,” Asia Health Policy of Program, Stanford University, Working Paper No.36, August 2013, http://asiahealthpolicy.stanford.edu/publications/list/0/0/4/, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, Chie Hanaoka, and Seiritsu Ogura).
  • “Too Smart to be Selfish? Measures of Cognitive Ability, Social Performance, and Consistency,” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2013, Vol.9, pp.112-122, DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2013.03.032; Munich Personal PePEc Archive, MPRA Paper No.41078, September 5, 2012 (Chia-Ching Chen, I-Ming Chiu, John Smith, and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Behavioral Risk Reduction and Health Intervention for Adolescents,” Mindshare: International  Journal of Research and Development, 2012, Vol.3, No.1, pp.1-12, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, John Smith, and Martin J. Finkelstein).
  • “Health Disparities and Health Integration,” Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health, June 2012, Vol.2, No.1, pp.21-37, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, and John Smith).
  • “Acute Alcohol  Detoxification Costs in Upper-middle Income: Western Balkans Health Care Setting,” Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health, December 2011, Vol.1, No.2, pp.1-7, (Mihajlo Jakpvljevic,  Mirjana Jovanovic,  Katarina Niki, Ana Radovanovic, Ivan Pirkovic, Slavica Djukic Dejanovic, and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Health and Income Variation – A Panel Data Study on the Developed and Less Developed Economies,” International Economic Journal, June 2011, Vol. 25, No.2, pp.305-318, (I-Ming Chiu, Tetsuji Yamada, and Chia-Ching Chen).
  • “Estimating the Cost-Effectiveness of a Classroom-Based Abstinence and Pregnancy Avoidance Program Targeting Preadolescent Sexual Risk Behaviors,” Journal of Children and Poverty, March 2011, Vol.17, No.1, pp.87-109, (Chia-Ching Chen, Tetsuji Yamada, and Elaine Walker).
  • “Improving Children’s Healthcare through State Health Insurance Programs: An Emerging Need,” Health Policy, January 2011, Vol.99, No.1, pp.72-82, (Chia-Ching Chen, Tetsuji Yamada, John Smith, and I-Ming Chiu).
  • “Identifying Potential Grocery Store Locations in New Jersey, US,” International Journal of Health and Nutrition, October 2010, Vol.1, No.1, pp.13-30, (Kirk R. Groomes Jr., Tetsuji Yamada, and Chia-Ching Chen).
  • “Improving Children’s Healthcare through State Health Insurance Programs: An Emerging Need,” Health Policy On line first, August 2010, 10.1016/j.healthpol.2010.07.012, (Chia-Ching Chen, Tetsuji Yamada, John Smith, and I-Ming Chiu).
  • “An Evaluation of Colonoscopy Use: Implications for Health Education,” Journal of Cancer Education, June 2010, Vol.25, No.2, pp.160-165, (Chia-Ching Chen, Charles E. Basch, and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Pharmaceutical Price Control Policy, Pharmaceutical Innovation, and Health Durability,” The Open Pharmacoeconomics & Health Economics Journal, May 2010, Vol.2, pp.34-46, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, Tadashi Yamada, I-Ming Chiu, and John D. Worrall).
  • “Barriers of Health Care among the Elderly in Japan,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Special Issue “Health Behavior and Public Health,” March 2010, Vol.7, No.5, pp. 1330-1341, (Chiyoe Murata, Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, Toshiyuki Ojima, Hiroshi Hiraii, and Katsunori Kondo).
  • “An Evaluation of Colonoscopy Use: Implications for Health Education,” Journal of Cancer Education, Online First, December 2009, pp.1-6, DOI: 10.1007/s13187-009-0024-y, (Chia-Ching Chen, Charles E. Basch, and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Private Health Insurance and Hospitalization under Japanese National Health Insurance,” Open Economic Journal, June 2009, Vol.2, pp.61-70, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, Tadashi Yamada, Haruko Noguchi, and Matthew Miller).
  • “Evaluation of Waste Tire Resources Recovery Program and Environmental Health Policy in Taiwan,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, March 2009, Vol.6, No.3, pp.1075-1094, (Chia-Ching Chen, Tetsuji Yamada, I-Ming Chiu, and Yi-Kuen Liu).
  • “Healthcare Services Accessibility of Children in the USA,” Applied Economics, February 2009, Vol.41, No.4, pp.437-450, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, Tadashi Yamada, I-Ming Chiu, and John Smith).
  • “Healthcare Services Accessibility of Children in the USA,” Applied Economics, iFirst, February 2008, pp.1-14, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, Tadashi Yamada, I-Ming Chiu, and John Smith).
  • “Children with Special Healthcare Needs and Unmet Healthcare Needs under the State Children Health Insurance Program,” Pravartak – Journal of Insurance and Risk Management, Special Anniversary Health Issue, October/December 2007, Vol.3, No.1, pp.22-46, (Tetsuji Yamada and Chia-Ching Chen).
  • “Children with Unmet Healthcare Needs under the State Children Health Insurance Programs,” Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences (IPPS), Discussion Paper Series, No.1199, University of Tsukuba, December 2007, pp.1-36, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “Behavioral Analysis of Community-based Formal Home Care, Informal Care and Nursing Home Care in Japan,” The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance-Issues and Practice, October 2006, Vol.31, No.4, pp.600-632, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, Tadashi Yamada, Marianne C. Fahs, and Tetsuo Fukawa).
  • “Economic Evaluation of Relapse Prevention for Substance Users: Treatment Settings and Healthcare Policy,” Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, October 2005, 16, No.4, pp.431-450, (Tetsuji Yamada, Chia-Ching Chen, and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “Why is Employee’s Overwork Prevalent in Japan, Despite the Adverse Effects on Health? Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences (IPPS), Discussion Paper Series, No.1108, University of Tsukuba, March 2005, pp.1-28, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada, Weihong Zeng, and Chia-Ching Chen).
  • “A Study of Time Allocation of Japanese Households,” International Library of Critical Writings in Economics in Time in Economic Theory, Eds. Stefano Zamagni and Elettra Agliardi, Edward Elgar Publishing, U.K., April 2004, Vol.III, Ch.16, pp.332-346, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada and Johan M. Kang).
  • “Overwork of Employees and Their Health in Japan,” in Change in Economic Structure and Labor Market, Ed. Kazuma Seike, Koyou Nouryoku Kaihatsu Kikou, February 2004, Ch.7, pp.176-200, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada, So Eikou and Chia-Ching Chen).
  • “Japanese Internal Labor Market: Overwork of Employees and Their Health,” Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences (IPPS), Discussion Paper Series, No.1077, University of Tsukuba, February 2004, pp.1-35, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada, So Eikou and Chia-Ching Chen).
  • “The Demand for Health Checkups under Uncertainty,” in Labor Markets and Firm Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States, Eds. David A. Wise, Seiritsu Ogura and Toshiaki Tachibanaki, National Bureau of Economic Research, University of Chicago Press, U.S.A., 2003, Ch.10, (pp.267-314), (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Health Services Accessibility of Children in the USA,” Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences (IPPS), Discussion Paper Series, No.1052, University of Tsukuba, August 2003, pp.1-19, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada and Chia-Ching Chen).
  • “Regulated Drug Pricing and Hospital Efficiency in Japan,” Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences (IPPS), Discussion Paper Series, No.1014, University of Tsukuba, December 2002, pp.1-36, (Tetsuji Yamada and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “Equity in the Distribution of Health Care Utilization: Assessing the Urban Health Insurance Reform in China,” Social Science & Medicine, November 2002, Vol.55, No.10, pp.1779-1794, (Gordon G. Liu, Zhongyun Zhao, Renhua Cai, Tetsuji Yamada and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “Hospital Services under the National Health Insurance System: A Transition from Fee-for-service to Capitation System,” in The Economics of Health Care in Asian-Pacific Countries, Eds. Teh-Wei Hu and Chee-Ruey Hsieh, Edward Elgar Publishing, U.K., December 2001, Ch.11 (pp.213-238), (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Seiritsu Ogura and Reiko Suzuki).
  • “Japanese Health Care Services and Asymmetric Information,” International Political Economy, Vol.8, October 2001, pp.1-19, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Chang Gun Kim, Haruko Noguchi and I-Ming Chiu).
  • “Differentials in the Demand for Health Check-up,” in The Quarterly of Social Security Research, The National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, The Ministry of Health and Welfare of Japan, Vol.36, No.3, Winter 2000, pp.391-422, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Determinants of Social Violence among the Youth and Their Risky Health Behaviors: Policy Implications,” Violence and Health, World Health Organization (WHO), WHO Publication, August 2000, pp.290-303, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, and Ratna Karmakar).
  • “Differential in the Demand for Health Check-up in Japan,” Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences (IPPS), Discussion Paper Series, No.876, University of Tsukuba, July 2000, pp.1-44, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Medical Services and Imperfect Information in Japan,” Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences (IPPS), Discussion Paper Series, No.389, University of Tsukuba, November 1999, pp.1-32, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Chang Gun Kim and Haruko Noguchi).
  • “Determinants of Social Violence among the Youth and Their Risky Health Behaviors: Policy Implications,” Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences (IPPS), Discussion Paper Series, No.838, University of Tsukuba, November 1999, pp.1-21, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Ratna Karmakar, and Gordon G. Liu).
  • “Preferences of the Japanese Elderly and Policy Implications: Public Health Services and Family Support,” Aging and Health: A Global Challenge for the 21st Century, World Health Organization (WHO), WHO Document 1999, October 1999, pp.358-372, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Marianne C. Fahs, Tetsuo Fukawa and Chang Gun Kim).
  • “Technical Efficiency of Production in Hospitals in Japan,” Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences (IPPS), Discussion Paper Series, No.826, University of Tsukuba, July 1999, pp.1-44, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada, Seiritsu Ogura and Reiko Suzuki).
  • “Transition from Fee-for-service to Prospective Payment System: Hospital Services under National Health Insurance System,” IPPS Discussion Paper, No.817, University of Tsukuba, April 1999, pp.1-36, (Tetsuji Yamada and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “Preventive Care and Health Care Expenditures,” IPPS Discussion Paper, No.816, University of Tsukuba, March 1999, pp.1-26, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “A Study of Time Allocation of Japanese Households,” Japan and the World Economy, Vol.11, No.1, January 1999, pp.41-55, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada and Johan M. Kang).
  • “Effectiveness of Government Policy: An Experience of the Japanese Managed National Health Care System,” Conference Proceedings, Healthcare Management, Vol.16, No.1, August 1998, pp.2-7, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Marianne C. Fahs, Chang Gun Kim and Haruko Noguchi).
  • “Effectiveness of Government Policy: An Experience of Japanese Managed National Health Care System,” IPPS Discussion Paper, No.784, University of Tsukuba, July 1998, pp.1-38, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Marianne C. Fahs, Chang Gun Kim and Haruko Noguchi).
  • “Government Deregulation and R&D Intensity in the Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry: Non-Parametric Approach,” IPPS Discussion Paper, No.772, University of Tsukuba, April 1998, pp.1-26; Pacific Basin Research Abstracts, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, July 1998, p.10, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Nita Thacker and Chang Gun Kim).
  • “Value-added Productivity of Manufacturing Industries in Japan,” Applied Economics, Vol.29, No.10, October 1997, pp.1317-1324, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada and Guoen Liu).
  • “Efficiency and Costs in Hospitals: A Stochastic Frontier Approach,” IPPS Discussion Paper, No.748, University of Tsukuba, September 1997, pp.1-26; Pacific Basin Research Abstracts, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, January 1998, p.10, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Chang Gun Kim and Haruko Noguchi).
  • “Determinants of Community-based Home Care and Nursing Home Care, and their Negative Relationship: A Case of Japan,” IPPS Discussion Paper, No.732, University of Tsukuba, June 1997, pp.1-46, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Marianne C. Fahs, Tetsuo Fukawa and Chang Gun Kim).
  • “Bubble Keizai to Nippon Kigyo no EC Chokusetsu Toushi (Bubble Economy and FDI in the EC by Japanese Firms in English),” in Rarold Kleinschmidt and Sumio Hatano, Eds., Kokusai Chiiki Tougou no Frontier (The Frontiers of Regional Integration in English), Tokyo, Sairyu-sha, March 1997, pp.209-229, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “An Economic Analysis of Chinese Fertility Behavior,” Social Science & Medicine, VoL.42, No.7, April 1996, pp.1027-1037, (Guoen Liu, Tetsuji Yamada and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “The Impact of Alcohol Consumption and Marijuana Use on High School Graduation,” Health Economics, Vol.5, No.1, January/February 1996, pp.77-92, (Published Online, December 1998), (Tetsuji Yamada, Michael Kendix and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “EC Integration and Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in the EC,” Contemporary Economic Policy (formerly Contemporary Policy Issues), Vol.14, No.1, January 1996, pp.48-57, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Health and Time Allocation in Japan,” SRPNIS Discussion Paper, No.28, Social Research Project on the New International System: University of Tsukuba, December 1995, pp.1-28, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada and Johan M. Kang).
  • Book review of “Aging in the United States and Japan,” edited by Yukio Noguchi and David A. Wise, Southern Economic Journal, Vol.62, No.2, October 1995, pp.526-527, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada and Herry Darwanto).
  • “Health Characteristics of Japanese Elderly People and Their Preference for Types of Formal Home Health Care,” SRPNIS Discussion Paper, No.17, Social Research Project on the New International System: University of Tsukuba, February 1995, pp.1-36, (Tetsuji Yamada, Marianne C. Fahs, Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuo Fukawa).
  • “Reform of Health Care System,” Ditchley News, No.37, November 1994, pp.5-31, The Ditchley Foundation of Japan and The Japan Economic Federation, Tokyo, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Reform of Health Care System,” SRPNIS Discussion Paper, No.11, Social Research Project on the New International System: University of Tsukuba, August 1994, pp.1-42, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “The Economic Analysis of Chinese Fertility Behavior,” SRPNIS Discussion Paper, No.10, Social Research Project on the New International System: University of Tsukuba, July 1994, pp.1-24, (Guoen Liu, Tetsuji Yamada and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “Effectiveness of Government Policy: an Experience from National Health Care System,” NBER REPORT, NBER, Summer 1994; National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.4786, June 1994, pp.1-40, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Chang Gun Kim and Haruko Noguchi).
  • “Cost of Illness and a Lesson from National Health Care System,” in Marianne C. Fahs and Charlotte Muller, eds., An Economic Comparison between the US and Japanese Systems of Health Care for the Elderly, The Ministry of Health and Welfare of Japan and the International Leadership Center on Longevity and Society (US/Japan), May 1994, pp.222-242, (Tetsuji Yamada and Marianne C. Fahs).
  • “The EC Integration and Japanese Foreign Direct Investment,” SRPNIS Discussion Paper, No.8, Social Research Project on the New International System: University of Tsukuba, December 1993, pp.1-41, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “The Impact of Marijuana and Alcohol Use on High School Completion,” NBER DIGEST, NBER, March 1994; National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.4497, October 1993, pp.1-31, (Tetsuji Yamada, Michael Kendix and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “Crime Rate and Labor Market Conditions: Theory and Time-Series Evidence,” Japanese Economic Review (formerly Economic Studies Quarterly), Vol.44, No.3, September 1993, pp.250-262, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada and Johan M. Kang).
  • “Beikoku no Iryo Mondai (Medical Problems in the U.S. in English),” Geka (Surgery in English), Vol.55, No.8, August 1993, pp.870-876, (Tetsuji Yamada and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “The Allocation of Time: Young versus Elderly Households in Japan,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.4386, June 1993, pp.1-33, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Interdependency of Personal Saving and Labor Force Participation of the Elderly and Social Security Wealth: A Time‑Series Analysis,” Applied Economics, Vol.24, No.4, April 1992, pp.379-388, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada and Guoen Liu).
  • “Macy’s and its Bankruptcy,” OCS News, No.422 (March 1992), (in Japanese), (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Crime Rates versus Labor Market Conditions: Theory and Time-Series Evidence,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.3801, August 1991, pp.1-20; NBER Reporter, Fall 1991, p.35, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada and Johan M. Kang).
  • “Labor Productivity and Market Competition in Japan,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.3800, August 1991, pp.1-32, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada and Guoen Liu).
  • “Personal Saving, Labor Force Participation and Social Security Retirement Benefits,” Ritsumeikan Economic Review, Vol.40, No.1, April 1991, pp.68-90, (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Productivity of Japanese Manufacturing Industries and Their Market Competition,” in Japan’s Economic Challenge, Joint Economic Committee Congress of the United States: U.S. Federal Government, October 1990, pp.89-101; Current Politics and Economics of Japan, Vol.3, No.4, 1993, pp.231-243, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada and Guoen Liu).
  • Book review of “Growing Old in the Twentieth Century,” edited by Margot Jefferys, Southern Economic Journal, Vol.57, October 1990, pp.586-588, (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “The Effects of Social Security Retirement Benefits on Personal Saving and Elderly Labor Force Behavior,” Japan and the World Economy, Vol.2, Winter 1990, pp.327-363, (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Determinants of Saving and Labor Force Participation of the Elderly in Japan,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.3292, March 1990, pp.1-29, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada and Guoen Liu).
  • “The Labor Force Participation of Elderly Males in Japan,” Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol.4, March 1990, pp.1-23, (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Nutrition and Infant Health in Japan,” Journal of Human Resources, Vol.24, No.4, Fall 1989, pp.725-736; NBER REPRINT, No.1365, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada and Frank Chaloupka).
  • “The Effects of Japanese Social Security Retirement Benefits on Personal Savings and Elderly Labor Force Behavior,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.2661, July 1988, pp.1-18-T4, (Tetsuji Yamada and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “The U.S. Economic Policy After Reagan,” OCS News, No.328 (July 1988), (in Japanese), (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Nutrition and Infant Health in Japan,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.2444, November 1987, pp.1-28, (Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada and Frank Chaloupka).
  •  “Social Security and Earlier Retirement in Japan: Cross-Sectional Evidence,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.2442, November 1987, pp.1-26-R2, (Tetsuji Yamada and Tadashi Yamada).
  • “Using Aggregate Data to Estimate the Part-Time and Full-Time Work Behavior of Japanese Women,” Journal of Human Resources, Vol.22, No.4, Fall 1987, pp.574-583, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada and Frank Chaloupka).
  • “Japan and U.S. Cultural Conflict,” DIME, Vol.2, No.20 (October 1987), (in Japanese), (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Part-Time Work of Married Women in Urban Japan,” Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (formerly Quarterly Review of Economics and Business), Vol.27, No.1, Spring 1987, pp.41-50, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Labor Employment of Married Women in Japan: Part-Time Work vs. Full-Time Work,” Eastern Economic Journal, Vol.13, No.1, January/April 1987, pp.41-48, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada). 
  • “The Impact of Social Security on Personal Savings in Japan,” Northeast Journal of Business and Economics, Vol.13, No.1, Fall/Winter 1986, pp.42-59, (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Fertility and Labor Force Participation of Married Women: An Empirical Evidence from the 1980 Population Census of Japan,” Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (formerly Quarterly Review of Economics and Business), Vol.26, No.2, Summer 1986, pp.35-46, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Fertility and Employment among Japanese Women,” Manhattan College Journal of Business, Vol.14, No.2, Spring 1986, pp.16-20, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “A Multinomial Logistic Approach to the Labor Force Behavior of Japanese Married Women,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.1783, December 1985, pp.1-12-R2, (Tadashi Yamada, Tetsuji Yamada and Frank Chaloupka).
  • “The Probable Effects of Introducing a Sectional Fare System into New York City Subway,” International Journal of Transport Economics, Vol.12, No.3, October 1985, pp.315-331, (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Part-Time Work vs. Full-Time Work of Married Women in Japan,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.1608, April 1985, pp.1-15-R3, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “The Probable Effects of Introducing a Sectional Fare System into New York City Subways,” The Rockefeller Institute, Working Paper, No.19, Spring 1985, (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Part-Time Employment of Married Women and Fertility in Urban Japan,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.1474, September 1984, pp.1-28-R6, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “Estimation of a Simultaneous Model of Married Women’s Labor Force Participation and Fertility in Urban Japan,” National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Paper, No.1362, June 1984, pp.1-25-R6, (Tadashi Yamada and Tetsuji Yamada).
  • “The Probable Effects of Introducing a Sectional Fare System into New York City Subway,” Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol.12, No.1, March 1984, (Tetsuji Yamada).
  • Comment on “Income, Infant Mortality, and Their Dynamics in Developing Countries,” by T. Yamada, Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol.12, No.1, March 1984, (Tetsuji Yamada).

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Scientific/Professional Presentations

  • Evaluation of Healthcare Information on the Internet: The Case of Colorectal Cancer Prevention,” APHA [American Public Health Association] 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.
  • Has the QOL of the Elderly Involved in the Government Relocation Program been Improved in Ankang, China? APHA [American Public Health Association] 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.
  • “Who Get Benefits Most from the Public Long-term Care Insurance System in Japan?” APHA [American Public Health Association] 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.
  • “Cost-consequence Analysis of Major Depressive Disorder Treatment – Could Heterocyclic Antidepressants Offer Optimal Value for Money in a Middle Income Setting?”  The 22nd European Psychiatric Association (EPA) Congress, Article – EPA – 0087, Munich, Germany,  March 2014.
  • “Do Policy Measures Impact on Cost Consciousness of Health Care Professionals?” Value in Health 16 (7), A542-A542, ISPOR 16th European Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, November 2013. 
  • “Perception of Childbearing in a Changing Socioeconomic Environment,” APHA [American Public Health Association] 141st Annual Meeting & Exposition, Boston, November 2-6, 2013.
  • “Challenges, Healthy Lifestyle, Health Disadvantages, Health Justice in Aging: International Comparison,” APHA [American Public Health Association] 141st Annual Meeting & Exposition, Boston, November 2-6, 2013.
  • “Physical Activities, Healthy Life Style, and Successful Aging: International Comparison,” APHA [American Public Health Association] 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, October 27-31, 2012.
  • “Outcome Evaluation of Risky Sexual Behavior for STD/HIV/AIDS Prevention among Urban Adolescents,” APHA [American Public Health Association] 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, October 27-31, 2012.
  • “Influences of Alcohol and Cigarette Use on Preadolescent Pregnancy Prevention, APHA [American Public Health Association] 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition,” San Francisco, October 27-31, 2012.
  • “Perception of Childbearing in a Changing Socioeconomic Environment,” International Conference – Baby Ebbing, Economic Fluctuations, and Fiscal Shortfalls – In Search of New Social Welfare, Taiwanese Association for Social Welfare (TASW), National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan, May 2012.
  • “Health Disparities and Health Integration towards Welfare Society,” International Conference – Baby Ebbing, Economic Fluctuations, and Fiscal Shortfalls – In Search of New Social Welfare, Taiwanese Association for Social Welfare (TASW), National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan, May 2012.
  • “Economic Outcome Evaluation for Preadolescent Pregnancy Prevention,” the 139th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2011.
  • “Unmet Needs and Delayed Healthcare: Healthcare Costs and Coverage,” the 139th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2011.
  • “Hypertension, Medication, and Sleep Disorder: Japan and US Comparison under the Different Healthcare System,” the 139th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2011.
  • “Evaluation of Abstinence Program for Urban Preadolescent and Health Outcomes,” the 139th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2011.
  • “Behavioral Health Economics, Health Disparities, and Healthcare Integration,” the 6th Japan Health Economic Association Annual Meeting, Tokyo, Japan, September 2011.
  • “Inpatient Detoxification and Law Enforcement Costs Related to Acute Alcohol Intoxication,” the 13th Congress of European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ESBRA), Vienna, Austria, September 2011.
  • “Cost-Effective Analysis of STD Prevention for Preadolescents,” the 138th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, November 2010.
  • “Estimating the Cost Effectiveness of a Classroom-Based Abstinence & Pregnancy Prevention Program on Preadolescent Sexual Risk Behavior,” the 138th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, November 2010.
  • “Economic Evaluation of a School-Based Unintended Pregnancy Intervention for Underserved Preadolescents,” the 138th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, November 2010.
  • “The Analysis on the Efficacy of the Current Public Health Insurance for Urban Kids less than Six in China,” the 3rd Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economist, Cornell University, New York, USA, July 2010.
  • “Benefit of Classroom-Based Abstinence Curriculum on Preadolescent Pregnancy Prevention,” 4th Annual Faculty Forum on Race & Ethnicity at Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, April 2010.
  • “Estimating the Cost of Effectiveness and Benefit of Classroom-Based Sexual Abstinence and Pregnancy Prevention for Preadolescents,” the Center for Children and Childhood Studies, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, January 2010.
  • “Assessment of Health Information on the Internet: Implication for Health Education,” The American Public Health Association 2009, Philadelphia, U.S.A., November 2009.
  • “Relapse Behaviors, Quit/Premature Discharge, and State Tobacco-Free Policy: Women in Low Socioeconomic Status,” The American Public Health Association 2009, Philadelphia, U.S.A., November 2009.
  • “Evaluation of State Obesity Policies on Children,” Faculty Forum on Race & Ethnicity, Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A., March 2009.
  • Comments on “Paying for Health Care for Elderly in Ontario, Canada: Challenges to Consider” by Amiram Gafni of McMaster University in Canada, International Conference on the Policies and Regulations of Health and Long-Term Care Costs of the Elderly, Tokyo, Japan, January 2009.
  • Comments on “The Draft of Public Spending Towards the Elderly: A Generational Analysis of the Trend in Spain” by Guillem Lopez of University Pompeu Fabra in Spain, International Conference on the Policies and Regulations of Health and Long-Term Care Costs of the Elderly, Tokyo, Japan, January 2009.
  • “Health and Economics Growth,” Southern Economic Association, 2008 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2008.
  • “Gap in Magnitude and Scope Difference for Colorectal Cancer Prevention between Patients and Healthcare Professionals,” American Public Health Association: 135th Annual Meeting, San Diego, U.S.A., October 2008.
  • “Health Care Seeking Behaviors among Elderly: Japan – US Comparative Study,” American Public Health Association: 135th Annual Meeting, San Diego, U.S.A., October 2008.
  • “Unmet Needs and Delayed Health Care: Healthcare Coverage and Cognitive Differences,” 2nd Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, Duke University, Durham, U.S.A., June 2008.
  • “Barriers to Care among the Elderly in Japan,” the 2nd Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, Duke University, Durham, U.S.A., June 2008.
  • “Healthcare Service Accessibility, Healthcare Needs and Unmet Healthcare Needs for Children under the State Children’s Health Insurance Program,” the Research Seminar in Childhood Studies, Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A., April 2008.
  • “Healthcare Service Accessibility for Children and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program,” the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS), San Diego, December  2007.
  • “Credibility and Reliance of Cancer Related Information on the Internet and Colorectal Cancer Screening,” APHA 135th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, Washington, D.C., November 2007.
  • “The Long-term Care Insurance System in Japan and its Effects on the Welfare,” International Health Economics Association, iHEA 6th World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2007.
  • “Cancer Related Information on the Internet and Colorectal Cancer Screening,” The Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics, New York, May 2007.
  • “Health and Income Inequality under National Health Insurance System: Path Analysis Approach,” Nordic Health Economists Study Group, Copenhagen, August 2006.
  • “Substance Abuse Treatment for the Youth with Mental Health Problems,” ISPER/SABE CONGRESS: Behavioral Economics and Economic Psychology, University Paris, France, July 2006.
  • “Psycho-Social Behavioral Determinants of Colorectal Cancer Screening,” ISPER/SABE CONGRESS: Behavioral Economics and Economic Psychology, University Paris, France, July 2006.
  • “The Effect of Substance Use Treatment with and without Psychological/Mental Health,” American Society of Health Economists 2006 (ASHE 2006), Madison, WI, June 2006.
  • “Health Behavioral Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Screening,” American Society of Health Economists 2006 (ASHE 2006), Madison, WI, June 2006.
  • “Pharmaceutical Price Control, Pharmaceutical Innovation, and Health Durability,” Southern Economic Association Conference, 75th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., November 2005.
  • “Children with Special Healthcare Needs and Unmet Healthcare Needs under SCHIP Single, SCHIP Combination, and SCHIP Medicare Expansion Program,” International Health Economics Association, University of Barcelona, Spain, July 2005.
  • “A Comparative Analysis of Welfare Changes after the Long-term Care Insurance System in Japan in 2000,” International Health Economics Association, University of Barcelona, Spain, July 2005.
  • “Pharmaceutical Prices, Deregulation, and Innovation under the NHI: The Case of Japan,” International Conference on Pharmaceutical Innovation, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2005.
  • “Economic Evaluation for Relapse Prevention of Substance Users: Treatment Settings and Healthcare Policy,” Joint Symposium by NBER and Lund University of Sweden on Economics of Substance Use, Sweden, August 2004.
  • “Why is Employee’s Overwork Prevalent in Japan, Despite the Adverse Impact on Their Health?” Western Economics Association International, 79th Annual Conference, Vancouver, July 2004.
  • “Accessibility to Health Healthcare Services by Children: Economic Costs and Physician’s Behavior,” the Center for Children and Child Studies, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, May 2004.
  • “Overwork of Employees and Their Health in the Japanese Labor Market,” Institute of Statistical Research, Tokyo, Japan, March 2004.
  • “Life Insurance and Health,” Japan Economic Association, Tokyo, Japan, October 2003.
  • Session Organizer and Chair, “Health Disparity and Health Costs in Asian-Pacific Countries,” International Health Economic Association (iHEA), San Francisco, U.S.A., June 2003.
  • “Health Disparity among Insured and Uninsured Children in U.S.A.,” International Health Economic Association (iHEA), San Francisco, U.S.A., June 2003.
  • “Does Having Life Insurance Increase the Risk of Sickness?” Institute of Statistical Research, Tokyo, Japan, January 2003.
  • “Does Having Life Insurance Increase the Risk of Sickness?” Graduate School of Political Economy, University of Tsukuba, May 2002; and ISER Seminar Series, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University, Japan, June 2002.
  • “Changing Health Care Policies in Japan: Implications for Income, Education and Health Inequality,” the International Health Economic Association, 3rd International Conference, University of York, United Kingdom, July 2001.
  • “Health Outcomes and Improvement of Health Stock through Children’s Accessibility to Health Care Services,” the Center for Children and Child Studies, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, April 2001.
  • “Hospital Services under the National Health Insurance System: A Transition from Fee-for-service to Capitation System,” The Japan Economic Seminar, Columbia University, New York, USA, September 2000.
  • “The Demand for Health Check-up and Its Effect on the Length of Hospital Stay,” the Annual Conference of Western Economic Association International, Vancouver, Canada, July 2000.
  • “Differentials in the Demand for Health Check-up in Japan,” The Econometric Research Conference: Biwako Conference, Kyoto, Japan, July 2000.
  • “Labor Mismatch and Turnover,” Structural Changes in the Labor Market and Mismatching, Miura City, Kanagawa, Japan, March 2000.
  • “Equity in Access to Health Care Utilization: Evidence from China Urban Health Reform Experiment,” The Allied Social Science Associations, Boston, USA, January 2000.
  • “Determinants of Social Violence among the Youth and Their Risky Health Behaviors: Policy Implications,” Global Symposium on Violence and Health, World Health Organization (WHO), Kobe, Japan, October 1999.
  • “Medical Services and Imperfect Information in Japan,” 6th International Conference on Japanese Information in Science, Technology, Education & Commerce, The European Institute of Japanese Studies (EIJS), Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden, September 1999.
  • “Technical Efficiency of Production in Hospitals in Japan,” The Taipei International Conference on Efficiency and Productivity Growth at the Institute of Economics: Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, July 1999.
  • “Transition from Fee-for-service to Prospective Payment System: Hospital Services under National Health Insurance System,” The Taipei International Conference on Health Economics, The Institute of Economics: Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, March 1999.
  • “Preventive Care and Health Improvement,” The Allied Social Science Associations, New York, USA, January 1999.
  • Comment on “Upstream Income Transfers in Taiwan,” by Chee-Ruey Hsieh, The Allied Social Science Associations, New York, USA, January 1999.
  • “Preferences of the Japanese Elderly and Policy Implications: Public Health Services and Family Support,” WHO International Symposium on Aging and Health: A Global Challenge for the 21st Century, Kobe, Japan, November 1998.
  • “Effectiveness of Government Policy: An Experience of Japanese Managed National Health Care System,” Healthcare Management Division of the International Association of Management, Chicago, USA, August 1998.
  • “A Bargaining Process between the Elderly and Family Caregivers on the Choice of Informal Home Care and Nursing Home,” The 3rd Biennial Pacific Rim Allied Economic Organizations Conference by Western Economic Association International, Bangkok, Thailand, January 1998.
  • “Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry, Its R&D Intensity and Government Deregulation: Nonparametric Approach,” The 5th International Conference on Japanese Information on Science, Technology and Commerce, United States Department of Commerce and Japan Documentation Center of The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., USA, July/August 1997.
  • “Efficiency of Hospitals in Japan: A Stochastic Frontier Approach,” The Taipei International Conference on Efficiency and Productivity Growth, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, June 1997.
  • “Efficiency and Costs in Non-profit Hospitals: A Stochastic Frontier Approach,” The Allied Social Science Associations, New Orleans, USA, January 1997.
  • Comment on “Semiparametric Estimation of Stochastic Frontier Regressions,” by Cliff Huang and Tsu-tan Fu, The Allied Social Science Associations, New Orleans, USA, January 1997.
  • “Health and Time Allocation in Japan,” The Pacific Rim Allied Economic Organizations by the Western Economic Association International, The 2nd Annual Conference, Hong Kong, January 1996.
  • Comment on “The Utilization of Outpatient Medical Service in Japan,” by W. Vogt, J. Bhattacharya and A. Yoshikawa, The American Economic Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, January 1996.
  • “Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry, its Performance and the Government Deregulation,” The Eastern Economic Association 21st Annual Conference, New York, USA, March 1995.
  • “Demand for Home Care Services and Health Status of the Elderly in Japan,” The 1994 NBER Summer Institute, Cambridge, USA, July 1994.
  • “The EC Integration and Japanese Foreign Direct Investment,” The 69th Annual Conference of Western Economic Association International, Vancouver, Canada, June 1994.
  • “Reform of Health Care System,” Health Care System in Eastern Europe and its Transition, Ditchley International Conference, Oxford, England, May 1994; and The Japan Economic Federation, Tokyo in Japan, August 1994. 
  • “The Economic Analysis of Chinese Fertility Behavior,” The American Economic Association Annual Meeting, Boston, USA, January 1994.
  • “Expenditures for Illness and Type of Services by Japanese Elderly,” The International Leadership Center on Longevity and Society (US-Japan Joint Conference), Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA, November 1993.
  • “Productivity of Manufacturing Industries in Japan,” The Japan Economic Seminar, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, April 1993.
  • “Health and Time Allocation of Japanese Elderly People,” The Annual Conference of Eastern Economic Association, New York, USA, March 1992.
  • “The Allocation of Time of Working Men and Women in Japan,” The Annual Conference of Keiryo Keizai-gaku Kaigi (Japan Association of Economics and Econometrics), Hokkaido, Japan, September 1991.
  • “Productivity of Japanese Manufacturing Industries and their Market Competition,” The Institute of Humanities, Human and Social Sciences at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, December 1990.
  • “Nutrition and Infant Health in Japan,” The 27th Keiryo Keizai-gaku Kaigi (The 27th Conference of Econometrics), Shiga, Japan, July 1989.
  • “The Labor Force Participation of Elderly Males in Japan,” The 1988 NBER Summer Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, July 1988.
  • “Retirement and Women in Japan,” The Southern Economic Association, Washington, D.C., USA, November 1987.
  • “The Effects of Social Security Retirement Benefits on Personal Savings and on Labor Force Participation,” The Japan Economic Seminar, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, April 1987.
  • “Environment and Retirement Decisions of the Elderly Workers in Japan,” The Eastern Economic Association Twelfth Annual Convention, Philadelphia, USA, April 1986.
  • “A Multinomial Logit Approach to the Labor Behavior of Japanese Married Women,” The Eastern Economic Association Twelfth Annual Convention, Philadelphia, USA, April 1986.
  • “The Impact of Social Security on Personal Savings in Japan,” The Conference on The Business Outlook for 1986, The Economic Club of Connecticut (A Chapter of National Association of Business Economists), USA, December 1985.
  • “Part-time Work of Married Women and Fertility in Urban Japan,” The 60th Annual Conference of Western Economic Association, Anaheim, USA, July 1985.
  • “Social Security, Savings, and Labor Supply in Japan,” The 60th Annual Conference of Western Economic Association, Anaheim, USA, July 1985.
  • “Part-time Work vs. Full-time Work of Married Women in Japan,” The Eastern Economic Association Eleventh Annual Convention, Pittsburgh, USA, March 1985.
  • “The Impact of Social Security on Personal Savings in Japan,” The Eastern Economic Association Eleventh Annual Convention, Pittsburgh, USA, March 1985.
  • “Estimation of Simultaneous Model of Married Women’s Labor Force Participation and Fertility in Urban Japan,” The 59th Annual Conference of Western Economic Association, Las Vegas, USA, June 1984.
  • “The Probable Effects of Introducing a Sectional Fare System into New York City Subway,” The Atlantic Economic Conference, Philadelphia, USA, October 1983. 

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