Shinya Kajitani

Associate Professor
Faculty of Economics, Kyoto Sangyo University
Motoyama, Kamigamo, Kita-ku, Kyoto-city 603-8555, JAPAN



Fields of Interest
  1. Labor Economics
  2. Applied Micro Econometrics
Discussion Papers
  1. Determinants of Prefectural Differences of Long-term Care Expenditures, 2009, Graduate School and School of Economics, Meisei University, Discussion Paper Series, no. 14, with S. Nishimura and K. Tokunaga, in Japanese.
  2. Why Do the Japanese Enjoy Longevity? Do Health Care Expenditures Contribute it? 2009, Graduate School and School of Economics, Meisei University, Discussion Paper Series, no. 15, with S. Nishimura and K. Tokunaga.
  3. Use It Too Much and Lose It? The Effect of Working Hours on Cognitive Ability, 2017, Panel Data Research Center at Keio University DISCUSSION PAPER SERIES, DP2016-008, with C. McKenzie and K. Sakata.
  4. Use it Too Much and Lose Everything? The Effects of Hours of Work on Health, 2017, Panel Data Research Center at Keio University DISCUSSION PAPER SERIES, DP2016-009, with C. McKenzie and K. Sakata.
  5. Information Feedback in Relative Grading: Evidence from a Field Experiment, 2018, Graduate School and School of Economics, Meisei University, Discussion Paper Series, no. 40, with K. Morimoto and S. Suzuki.
Publications
Refereed
  1. Skill Development and job Search after Mandatory Retirement, 2006, JCER Economic Journal, no. 55, pp. 1-21, in Japanese.
  2. Do Children Live With, Near, or Away from Their Elderly Parents in Japan? 2007, Japanese Journal of Research on Household Economics, no. 75, pp. 92-103, in Japanese.
  3. Health-promotion Activities and Health Status, 2010, Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy, vol. 22(1), pp. 47-62, with M. Kohara, in Japanese.
  4. Old-age Pension System for Active Employees and Work Decisions of Older Japanese People, 2011, JCER Economic Journal, no. 64, pp. 56-76, in Japanese.
  5. Working in Old Age and Health Outcomes in Japan, 2011, Japan and the World Economy, vol. 23(3), pp. 153-162.
  6. Does the Definition of Retirement Matter in Estimating the Effects of Retirement on Cognitive Functioning?, 2013, In Piantadosi, J., Anderssen, R.S. and Boland J. (eds), MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, pp. 1263-1269, with K. Sakata, and C. McKenzie.
  7. Which is Worse for Your Long-term Health, a White-collar or a Blue-collar Job? 2015, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, vol. 38, pp. 228-243.
  8. Occupation, Retirement and Cognitive Functioning, 2017, Ageing & Society, vol. 37(8), pp. 1568-1596, with K. Sakata, and C. McKenzie.
Non-Refereed
  1. Working People's Leisure Time and Investment in Health, 2006, The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies, no. 552, pp. 44-59, with M. Kohara, in Japanese.
  2. Japan's Re-employment System and Work Incentives for the Elderly, 2006, Osaka Economic Papers, vol. 56(3), pp. 51-65.
  3. Does Skill-Development Make Elderly Japanese More Marketable? 2008, Japan Labor Review, vol. 5(2), pp. 89-111.
  4. Work Experiences and Self-assessed Health for the Elderly, 2012, The Bulletin of Economic Studies, vol. 43(2), pp. 1-18, in Japanese.
  5. Information of Ranking Position and Incentives to Study, 2013, Meisei Education Center Research Bulletin, vol. 3, pp. 101-110, with K. Kobayashi, S. Suzuki, H. Nakata, and K. Morimoto, in Japanese.
  6. The Impact of Public Long-term Care Insurance on Time Spent on Informal Care among At-home Caregivers: Findings from Japanese Micro Data, 2014, The Economic Review, vol. 65(4), pp. 345-361, with M. Kan, in Japanese.
  7. The Allocation of Time among Young Japanese: Findings from Japanese Time-use Survey, 2015, The Bulletin of Economic Studies, vol. 47(1), pp. 1-16, in Japanese.
  8. How Mothers and Fathers Share Housework and Childcare?: The Case of Two-Income Couple, 2018 DIO RENGO-RIALS Report, no. 339, pp. 19-24, in Japanese.
Books
  1. Microeconomics Linear/Quadratic approach, 2016, Nippon Hyoron sha, Tokyo, with Shiba Suzuki, in Japanese.
Education
  1. B.A., Faculty of Letters, Doshisha University, March 2002.
  2. M.A. (International Public Policy), Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, March 2004.
  3. Ph.D. (International Public Policy), Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, March 2007.
Employment
Full-time
  1. Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Meisei University, April 2008-March 2011.
  2. Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Meisei University, April 2011-March 2018.
  3. Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kyoto Sangyo University, April 2018-present.
Part-time
  1. Research Assistant, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, June 2004-March 2005.
  2. Research Assistant, 21st COE Program Behavioral Macrodynamics based on Surveys and Experiments, Osaka University, April 2005-March 2007.
  3. Research Fellow, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, April 2007-March 2008.
  4. Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Niigata University, April 2010-March 2011.
  5. Lecturer, Faculty of Social Studies, Doshisha University, September 2012-September 2014, September 2016-present.
  6. Academic Visitor, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, April 2015-March 2016.
  7. Lecturer, Faculty of Urban Liberal Arts, Tokyo Metropolitan University, September 2016-March 2018.
  8. Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Meisei University, April 2018-March 2019.
Grants
  1. The Institute for Research on Household Economics, Research Grant for the Study of "Why Children Live With, Near, or Away from Their Elderly Parents? Evidence from Japan," Principal Researcher, 2006. (150,000 yen)
  2. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) "Changes in Family Structure and How Social Security and the Labour Market Should be Undertaken," Project Team Member, 2008-2010. (20,150,000 yen)
  3. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (Start-up) "The Long-term and Short-term Impacts of Work on Health Outcomes of Older Japanese Men," Principal Researcher, 2008-2009. (2,652,000 yen)
  4. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Young B) "Health Disparity and Income Inequality," Principal Researcher, 2010-2013. (2,470,000 yen)
  5. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) "An Empirical Study of Causes and Consequences of Disparities in Education, Income and Health among Young Working Population with an Emphasis on Their Time-use," Project Team Member, 2011-2013. (4,940,000 yen)
  6. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) "Retirement, Health and Cognitive Functioning for the Elderly," Project Team Member, 2012-2016. (10,100,000 yen)
  7. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Young B) "The Allocation of Time, Health Disparity and Inequality in Productivity," Principal Researcher, 2015-present. (2,730,000 yen)
  8. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) "Econometric Analysis of the Relationship between Parental Work Decisions/Time Allocation/Views and their Children's Human Capital Formation," Project Team Member, 2016-present. (15,200,000 yen)