IIZUKA Toshiaki

IIZUKA Toshiaki

IIZUKA Toshiaki

Faculty Fellow (until March 31, 2016)

Professor, Faculty of Economics, the University of Tokyo
Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo

Activities at RIETI

Expertise

Health Economics, Empirical Industrial Organization

Research Projects

Education

2001 Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
1996 M.I.A., International Affairs, Columbia University
1989 M.E., Aeronautical Engineering, the University of Tokyo
1987 B.E., Aeronautical Engineering, the University of Tokyo

Experience

2010 Professor, Faculty of Economics & Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo
2009 Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University
2007 Professor, Graduate School of International Management, Aoyama Gakuin University
2005 Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Management, Aoyama Gakuin University
2001 Assistant Professor of Management, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University,
1989 Consultant, Corporate Directions Inc.

Selected Publications and Papers

"Does Higher Malpractice Pressure Deter Medical Errors?" Journal of Law and Economics, 2013, 56(1): 161-188.
"Physician Agency and Adoption of Generic Pharmaceuticals" American Economic Review, 2012, 102(6): 2826-2858.
"The Japanese Generic Drug Market: Will it Finally Take-off?" (with K. Kubo) Health Economics, Policy and Law, 2011, 6(3): 369-389
"Experts' Agency Problems: Evidence from the Prescription Drug Market in Japan," RAND Journal of Economics, 2007, 38(3): 844-862.
"The Effect of Prescription Drug Advertising on Doctor Visits," (with Ginger Zhe Jin) Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2005, 14(3): 701-727.
"What Explains the Use of Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs?" Journal of Industrial Economics, 2004, 52(3): 349-379.