Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics
- Transformation of the Japanese Labor Market : Toward a labor market for all (September 29, 2015 - May 31, 2017)
- The Changing Japanese Labor Market: A perspective and desirable policy responses (May 21, 2013 - May 31, 2015)
- Economic Analysis of Human Resource Allocation Mechanisms Within the Firm: Insider econometrics using HR data (May 31, 2011 - March 31, 2013)
- Empirical Analysis of Japan's Labor Market: Policy Responses to Fertility Decline and Population Aging (April 25, 2007 - March 31, 2011)
- Empirical Analysis of Japan's Labor Market (2016)
2002 Ph.D., Economics, Michigan State University
1996 M.A., Economics, Hitotsubashi University
1994 B.A., Economics, Waseda University
2016 - present Professor, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo
2013 - 2016 Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
2005 - 2013 Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
2003 - 2005 Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba
2002 - 2003 Assistant Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University
Selected Publications and Papers
Daiji Kawaguchi, Tetsushi Murao, and Ryo Kambayashi (2014) "Incidence of Strict Quality Standards: Protection of Consumers or Windfall for Professionals?" Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 195-224.
Daiji Kawaguchi and Tetsushi Murao (2014) "Labor-market Institutions and Long-Term Effects of Youth Unemployment," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 46, No. S2, pp. 95-116.
Ryo Kambayashi, Daiji Kawaguchi and Ken Yamada (2013) "Minimum Wage and Wage Distribution in a Deflationary Economy," Labour Economics, Vol. 24, pp. 264-276.
Daiji Kawaguchi, Jungmin Lee and Daniel Hamermesh (2013) "The Gift of Time," Labour Economics, Vol. 24, pp. 205-216.
Daiji Kawaguchi and Junko Miyazaki (2009) "Working Mothers and Sons' Preferences regarding Female Labor Supply: Direct Evidence from Stated Preferences," Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 115-130.
Ryo Kambayashi, Daiji Kawaguchi and Izumi Yokoyama (2008) "Wage Distribution in Japan: 1989-2003," Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 1329-1350.
Daiji Kawaguchi and Wenjie Ma (2008) "The Causal Effect of Graduating from a Top University on Promotion: Evidence from the University of Tokyo's Admission Freeze in 1969," Economics of Education Review, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 184-196.
Daiji Kawaguchi and Fumio Ohtake (2007) "Testing the Morale Theory of Nominal Wage Rigidity," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 57-72.
Daiji Kawaguchi (2007) "A Market Test of Sex Discrimination: Evidence from Japanese Panel Data," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 441-460.
Daiji Kawaguchi (2004) "Peer Effect on Substance Uses among American Teenagers," Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 17, No.2, pp. 351-367.
Daiji Kawaguchi (2003) "Human Capital Accumulation of Self-Employed and Salaried Workers," Labour Economics, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 55-71.