YIN Ting

YIN Ting

YIN Ting

Fellow (Specially Appointed)

Associate Professor, Center for Intergenerational Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Associate Professor (Specially Appointed),Tokyo Gakugei University
Policy Advisor

Activities at RIETI


Macroeconomics, Household economics, Chinese economy, Labor economies

Research Projects


2012 Ph.D., Economics, Osaka University
2009 M.A., Economics, Osaka University
2004 B.A., Business Japanese, University of International Business and Economics, Shanghai


2014 - 2015 Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Meiji Gakuin University
2013 Visiting Researcher, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University
2013 Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
2012-2013 Part-time Lecturer, Department of Economics, Tezukayama University
2011-2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS), Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University
2004-2005 Assistant, Shanghai Center of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Selected Publications and Papers

  • "More Schooling, More Generous? Estimating the Effect of Education on Intergenerational Transfers," (with Junchao Zhang), Asian Economic Journal, Volume 36, Issue 1, 2022, pp.22-46.
  • "Widow Discrimination and Family Care-Giving in India: Evidence from Micro Data Collected From Six Major Cities," (with Yoshihiko Kadoya), Journal of Women & Aging, Volume 27, Issue 1, Spring, 2015.
  • "Who will care for older people in China? Exploring the implications of gender imbalance at birth" (with Yoshihiko Kadoya), Working with Older People, Issue 18, 2014.
  • "Gender Imbalance at Birth and Parents’ Anxiety about Old Age in China," (with Yoshihiko Kadoya), ISER Discussion Paper No.855, 2012
  • "The ‘Will’ to Save in China: The Impact of Bequest Motives on the Saving Behavior of Older Households," The Japanese Economy, Fall Issue (2012) pp.99-135
  • "Bequest Motives and Retirement Behavior in China," submit to China Economic Review
  • "Parent-Child Co-residence and Bequest Motives in China," China Economic Review 21(2010), pp. 521-531
  • "Household Savings Rates and Social Benefit Ratios: Country Comparisons," (with Charles Yuji Horioka) in Masahiro Kawai and Gloria O. Pasadilla, eds., Effects of Social Policy on Domestic Demand: Annual Conference 2009 (Tokyo, Japan: Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), November 2010), pp. 63-75


April 2010 - March 2011, The Suntory Foundation for Young Chinese Researchers

*YIN Ting was selected as a recipient of Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) but declined it for taking her current position at RIETI.