Masaya Yasuoka

 

1. Basic Information

My Major Field: Macroeconomics, Public Finance

Research Theme: Analyses of Tax System and Social Security in Aging Society with Fewer Children

Education

EPh.D. (Economics), Kobe University, March 2006

EM.A. (Economics), Kobe University, March 2003

EB.A. (Economics), Nagoya City University, March 2001

Employment

EAssociate Professor, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University (April 2013-)

EAssociate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, The University of Kitakyushu (April 2008-March 2013)
ECOE Researcher, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University (June 2006-March 2008)

Teaching Experience

ESocial Security (Undergraduate, Graduate), Introduction of Macroeconomics (Undergraduate), Public Finance (Undergraduate, Graduate) Public Policy (Undergraduate), Exercise of Macroeconomics (Graduate)

Professional Membership

EJapanese Economic Association, Japanese Institute of Public Finance, International Institute of Public Finance, Japan Association for Applied Economics

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2. Research

Papers in Referred Journal

1. Yasuoka M., Nakamura T. and Katahira M.(2008) gPrivate Education and Positive Growth with Shrinking Income Inequality: A Note,h Economics Bulletin, 2008, vol. 9-4, pp. 1-8.

2. Miyake A., Muro K., Nakamura T. and Yasuoka M.(2009) gBetween- and Within-Group Wage Inequalities, and the Advent of New Technology,h Journal of Economic Inequality, vol.7-4, pp. 387-394.

3. Oshio T. and Yasuoka M. (2009) gHow long should we stay in education if ability is screened?h Metroeconomica, vol.60-3, pp.409-431.

4. Yasuoka M. and Oshio T. (2008) gThe Optimal and Acceptable Sizes of Social Security under Uncertainty,h Japanese Journal of Social Security Policy, vol.7-1, pp.25-30.

5. Oshio T. and Yasuoka M. (2009) gMaximum size of social security in a model of endogenous fertility,h Economics Bulletin, 2009 vol. 29-2, pp. 656-666.

6. Yasuoka M., Azetsu K. and Akiyama T. (2009) gIntergenerational Child Care Support and the Fluctuating Fertility: A Note,h Economics Bulletin, vol.29-4, pp.2488-2501.

7. Watanabe M. and Yasuoka M. (2009) gIncome growth, inequality and preference for education investment: a note,h Economics Bulletin, vol. 29-4, pp. 3075-3082.

8. Yasuoka M. and Miyake A. (2010) gChange in the Transition of the Fertility Rate,h Economics Letters, vol.106, pp.78-80.

9. Yasuoka M. and Goto N. (2011) gPension and Child Care Policies with Endogenous Fertility,h Economic Modelling, vol. 28, pp.2478-2482.

10. Nakamura H. and Yasuoka M. (2011) gMultiple Equilibria between Fertility Rates and Pension Levels Based on the Target Level of Government Debt,h Theoretical Economics Letters, vol. 1-3, pp.95-98.

11. Yasuoka M. and Miyake A. (2012) gChild Care Support Policy and Fertility in a Model Based on the Supply of Child Care Services,h Modern Economy, vol. 3 No. 5, 2012, pp. 658-670.

12. Yasuoka M. and Miyake A. (2013) gPublic Debt, Child Allowances and Pension Benefits with Endogenous Fertility,h Economics, The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, vol. 7(11), pp. 1-25.

13. Yasuoka M. (2013) gCan Child-Care Support Policies Halt Decreasing Fertility?h International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, vol. 3(2), pp. 409-419.@

14. Yasuoka M. and Miyake A. (2013) "Fertility Rate and Child Care Policies in a Pension System," Economic Analysis and Policy, forthcoming.

15. Watanabe M., Miyake Y. and Yasuoka M. (2014) "Public Investment Financed by Consumption Tax in An Aging Society," Singapore Economic Review, paper accepted.

16. Yasuoka M. and Goto N. (2014) "How Is the Child Allowance to be Financed? By Income Tax or Consumption Tax?" International Review of Economics, paper accepted.

 

Papers in Non-Refereed Journal

1.  Yasuoka M. and Nakamura T. (2006) gEndogenous Fertility and Human Capital Accumulation,h Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University, Discussion Paper No.0618.

2.  Miyake A. and Yasuoka M.(2007) gDual Opportunity Cost of Child Care and Low Fertility Trap,h The All China Economics International Conference Paper Collection.

3.  Kinai Y. and Yasuoka M. (2008) gEndogenous Occupational Choice and Economic Development,h Proceeding of Far Eastern and South Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society 2008.

4.  Yasuoka M. (2009) gIntergenerational Conflict in a Model of Endogenous Fertility,h The University of Kitakyushu Working Paper Vol.6.

5.  Oshio T. and Yasuoka M. (2009) gSustainability of Social Security in a Model of Endogenous Fertility,h Discussion Papers of Project on Intergenerational Equity at Hitotsubashi University No.450.

6.  Yasuoka M. (2009) gPension System Sustainability: Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit,h The University of Kitakyushu Working Paper Vol.3.

7.  Miyake A., Muro K., Nakamura T. and Yasuoka M.(2009) gPublic versus Private Education in the Presence of Occupational Choice,h The All China Economics International Conference Paper Collection.

8.  Watanabe M., Miyake Y. and Yasuoka M. (2012) gPublic Investment, Health Infrastructure and Income Growth,h The Society for Economic Studies The University of Kitakyushu Working Paper Series No. 2011-6.

9.  Watanabe M. and Yasuoka M. (2012) gPublic Investment, Life Expectancy and Income Growth,h The Society for Economic Studies The University of Kitakyushu Working Paper Series No. 2011-7.

10.  Hayashida M. and Yasuoka M. (2012) gPension System Sustainability and Public Debt,h The Society for Economic Studies The University of Kitakyushu Working Paper Series No. 2012-5.

11.  Yasuoka M. (2013) "Subsidies for Elderly Care in Pay-As-You-Go Pension," Discussion Paper Series 109, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University, Sep 2013.

12.  Yasuoka M. (2014) "Child-care Policies and Pension in an Endogenous Fertility Model," Discussion Paper Series 114, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University, Jan 2014.

 

Presentation

2013

1. Yasuoka M. (2013) "Child-Care Policies in Pay-As-You-Go Pension," The 2013 Korean Association of Public Finance, (October 2013)

2. Yasuoka M. (2013) "Child-Care Policies in Pay-As-You-Go Pension," The 12th International Conference of the Japan Economic Policy Association(Sapporo University)(27 October 2013)

2012

1. Yasuoka M. and Miyake A. (2012) gPublic Debt, Child Allowance and Pension Benefits in Endogenous Fertility,h The 68th Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance (Dresden, Germany, Technische Universität Dresden)(19 August 2012)

2. Yasuoka M. (2012) gCan Child-Care Support Policies Halt Decreasing Fertility?h 2012 Japanese Economic Association Autumn Meeting (Kyushu Sangyo University)(8 October 2012)

2011

1. Jinno M. and Yasuoka M.(2011) gTax System, Replacement Rate of Pension and Child Allowance,h The 68th Congress of the Japanese Institute of Public Finance (Seijo University)(October 2011)

2. Yasuoka M. and Miyake A. (2011) gSustainability of Pension System and Public Debt,h 2011 Japanese Economic Association Autumn Meeting (University of Tsukuba)(October 2011)

2010

1. Yasuoka M. (2009) gPension System Sustainability: Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit,h The 66th Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance (Uppsala, Sweden, Uppsala University)(August 2010)

2. Yasuoka M. and Miyake A. (2008) gChild Care Support Policy and Fertility in a Model Based on the Supply of Child Care Services,h The 66th Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance (Uppsala, Sweden)(August 2010)

3. Yasuoka M. and Goto N. (2009) gPension and Child Care Policies with Endogenous Fertility in a Closed Economy,h Association for Public Economic Theory 2010 (PET10) (Istanbul, Turkey, Bogazici University)(June 2010)

4. Jinno M. and Yasuoka M.(2010) gEndogenous Fertility and Human Capital Accumulation in Pension Systemh 2010 Japanese Economic Association Autumn Meeting (Kwansei Gakuin University)(September 2010)

2009

1. Yasuoka M. (2009) gPension System Sustainability: Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit,h 2009 Japanese Economic Association Autumn Meeting.

2. Yasuoka M. (2009) gSustainability of Pension System and Public Debt,h The 66th Congress of Japanese Institute of Public Finance.

3. Miyake A., Muro K., Nakamura T. and Yasuoka M.(2009) gPublic versus Private Education in the Presence of Occupational Choice,h The Third All China Economics International Conference.

2008

1. Yasuoka M. and Miyake A. (2008) gFertility Rate and Childcare Policies,h The 64th Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance.

2. Yasuoka M. and Miyake A. (2008) gChild Care Support Policy and Fertility in a Model Based on the Supply of Child Care Services,h Far Eastern and South Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society 2008.

3. Kinai Y. and Yasuoka M. (2008) gEndogenous Occupational Choice and Economic Development,h Association for Public Economic Theory 2008 (PET08).

4. Kinai Y. and Yasuoka M. (2008) gEndogenous Occupational Choice and Economic Development,h 2008 Japanese Economic Association Spring Meeting.

5. Yasuoka M. (2008) gIntergenerational Conflict in a Model of Endogenous Fertility,h The 65th Congress of Japanese Institute of Public Finance.

2007

1. Miyake A. and Yasuoka M.(2007) "Dual Opportunity Cost of Child Care and Low Fertility Trap," The Second of All China Economics International Conference.

 

Referee

EEconomic Modelling, Journal of Economics, Southern Economic Journal, Review of International Economics

 

Commentator in Academic Conference

EComments on "Is Neutrality Emerged in Modified Joy-of-giving Bequest Motive?" by Mizuki Nakama (The 12th International Conference of the Japan Economic Policy Association, 27 October 2013)

EComments on "Non-market Household Production and Intergenerational Transfer in Korea : Analysis of the National Transfer Accounts" by Byongho Tchoe and Namhui Hwang (The 2013 Korean Association of Public Finance, October 2013)

EComments on gIs Fertility Affected by Family Policy? Evidence from the Introduction of Child Benefitsh by Panayiota Lyssiotou (The 68th Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance, August 2012)

EComments on gChild care subsidies revisitedh by Egbert L.W. Jongen (The 66th Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance, August 2010)

EComments on gRetirement as a Hedgeh by Pierre Pestieau (The 66th Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance, August 2010)

EComments on gWhy do so many Chinese immigrants and their children attend university? Some evidence for Canadah by Mueller R. E. and Ross F. (The All China Economics International Conference, December 2009)

EComments on gThe transfer of the remittance fee from the migrant to the householdh by Shimada A. (The All China Economics International Conference, December 2009)

 

Session Chairman in Academic Conference

EAssociation for Public Economic Theory (PET10), June 2010, Boğaziçi University (Istanbul, Turkey), Session: Pension Policy1

EThe All China Economics International Conference, December 2009, City University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), Session: Migration and Wage, Session: Social Economics

EAssociation for Public Economic Theory (PET08), June 2008, Hanyang University (Seoul, Korea), Session: Macroeconomics1