Health Economics, Applied Microeconometrics
1988 B.A., Economics, Waseda University
1990 M.A., Economics, Waseda University
1997 Ph.D., Economics, City University of New York
1995 Research Analyst, International Longevity Center, Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, U.S.A.
1997 Research Analyst, National Bureau of Economic Research and Department of Public Health, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, U.S.A.
1998 Social Science Research Associate, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research; Research Analyst, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), U.S.A.
2000 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Science, Toyo Eiwa University
2001 Adjunct Researcher, International Longevity Center-Japan
2002 Adjunct Researcher, Center for Health Policy/Center for Primary Care and Outcome Research
2003 Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Science, Toyo Eiwa University
2003 Adjunct Researcher, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office
2004 Research Fellow, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office
Selected Publications and Papers
"Technological Change in Heart Disease Treatment: Does High Tech Mean Low Value?" (Coauthored with M. McClellan )The American Economic Review, 88(2): 90-96, 1998.
"Are We Inhibited? Renal Insufficiency Should Not Preclude the Use of ACE Inhibitors for Patients with Acute MI and Depressed Left Ventricular Function" (Coauthored with Frances C., Browner W, Bassie B., and McClellan M.), Archives Internal Medicine, 160(17): 2645- 2650, 2000.
"Does Physician Specialty Affect the Survival of Elderly Patients with Myocardial Infarction?" (Coauthored with Frances C., Shilipak, Heidernreich P., and McCellan M.), Health Service Research, 35(5 Pt. 2): 1093-116, 2000.
"Comparison of the Effects of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Beta Blockers on Survival in Elderly Patients with Reduced Left Ventricular Function after Myocardial Infarction" (Coauthored with Shilipak M., Frances C., Massie B., and McClellan M.), American Journal of Medicine, 110(6): 425-33, 2001.
"Associations of Renal Insufficiency with Treatment and Outcomes after Myocardial Infarction in the Elderly" (Coauthored with Shlipak M., Heidenreich P., Warren B., and McClellan M.), Annals of Internal Medicine, 137: 555-562, 2002.
"Nonprofit and for-Profit Providers in Japan's at-Home Care Industry: Evidence on Quality of Service and Household Choice" (Coauthored with Shimizutani S.), Economics Bulletin, 9(3), 2005.