YUGAMI, Kazufumi

YUGAMI, KazufumiAs of Apr 2021

Professor, Kobe University

Educational background

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Osaka University, 2001
  • Master of Economics, Osaka University, 1997
  • Bachelor of Economics, Kobe University, 1995


  • Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University, 2021-Present.
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University, 2007-2021.
  • Researcher, The Japan Institute for Labor Policy and Training, 2003-2007.
  • Researcher, The Japan Institute of Labor, 2001-2003.

Books and Chapters

  • Genda,Y. (eds.) (contributed by Yugami, K.) The Working Map of the 30s, Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2018. (in Japanese)
  • Abe, M. Kan, M. and Yugami, K.(eds.) Economics of Occupation, Tokyo: Chuo Keizai-sha, 2017. (in Japanese)
  • Kawaguchi, D. (eds.)(contributed by Yugami, K.) Japan's Labor Market: An Economist's Perspective, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, 2017. (in Japanese)

Journal Articles and Papers

  • "Firm Age and Wage Determination: Evidence from Matched Employer–employee Data in Japan," Applied Economics Letters, 28(2), 2021, pp.133-136.(co-authored with Hiroko Okajima, Atsushi Morimoto, Shigeharu Okajima, and Kenta Nakamura)
  • "Regional Differences in College Enrollment and the Wage Premium: Focusing on Regional Differences in College Enrollment Rates," Journal of Economic Policy Studies, 16(1), 2019, pp.28-43. (co-authored with Kunie Akagi, Norimichi Esashi, and Yoshiyuki Tanaka) (in Japanese)
  • "Mental Health of Small and Medium Enterprise Workers:
  • An Empirical Analysis Using Medical Claims Data from Japan Health Insurance Association," Journal of Health Care and Society, 27(3), 2017, pp.377-391.(co-authored with Juntaro Yamaoka, Yoshihide Fujioka, Jun Suzuki and Yoshimi Adachi) (in Japanese)

Academic Association Affiliations

  • Japanese Economic Association
  • Japan Economic Policy Association
  • Japan Society of Human Resource Management