Last updated : October 04, 2023
Assistant Professor, Saga University
- Areas of Expertise
- Labor economics
- economics of education
Received his BA in economics from Doshisha University and his MA and Ph D in economics from Osaka University. After working as a research fellow at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC2) and a specially appointed researcher at Osaka University, he became an assistant professor in the Faculty of Economics, Saga University, in 2022.
- Asakawa, S. (2021). “Can Child Benefits Shape Parents’ Child-rearing Preferences in Japan? Effects of Child Benefit Policy Expansions.” Journal of Behavioral Economics and Finance, 14, 26–46.
- Asakawa, S. & Sasaki, M. (2022). “Can Child Benefit Reductions Increase Maternal Employment? Evidence from Japan.” Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 66, 101231.
- Asakawa, S., & Ohtake, F. (2022). “Impact of COVID-19 School Closures on the Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills of Elementary School Students.” RIETI Discussion Paper Series, 22-E-075.
- Asakawa, S., Ohtake, F. & Sano, S. (2023). “The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Academic Achievement of Elementary and Junior High School Students: Analysis Using Administrative Data from Amagasaki City.” RIETI Discussion Paper Series, forthcoming.