AKESAKA, Mika researcher profile


Educational background

Ph.D., Economics, Osaka University, Prospect of completion in Sep 2017.
M.A., Economics, Osaka University, Mar 2012.
B.A., Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University, Mar 2010 (early completion in 3 years).                   


Research Fellow, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University, Mar.2016-present.
Research Fellow (DC2), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Apr.2014-Mar.2016.
Economist Intern, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, International Monetary Fund.

Teaching Fellow , Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, Apr.2017-Mar.2017.
Introductory Statistics (Graduate)
Lecturer, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka Prefecture University, Nov.2016-Jan.2017.
Advanced Study of Econometrics 3A (Graduate)

Books and Chapters

"Effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake on Japanese Economic Preferences (in Japanese)" with
Makoto Saito and Fumio Ohtake,
in Earthquake and Economy (Toyokeizai Shinposya) ,Edited by Makoto Saito, Ch.8, pp.274-280, 2015.

Journal Articles and Papers

"The Impacts of the Change of Minimum Wage on Employment and Poverty in Japan (in Japanese)"
with Fumio Ohtake and Yukiko Ito,
Osaka University ISER Discussion Paper. No.999, 2017.
"Analysis of Child Poverty in Japan (in Japanese)" with Fumio Ohtake and Yukiko Ito,
Cabinet Office ESRI Discussion Paper Series No.337, 2017.
"Trends in Wage Inequality Within and Between Establishments: Evidence from Japanese Employer―
Employee Matched Data (in Japanese)" with Koyo Miyoshi,
Osaka University ISER Discussion Paper. No.985, 2016.
"Positive and Negative Effects of Social Status on Longevity: Evidence from Two Literary Prizes in
Japan", with Shusaku Sasaki, Hirofumi Kurokawa and Fumio Ohtake,
Osaka University ISER Discussion Paper. No.968, 2016.