Nobuko Nagase has written about work and family in Asian perspective, comparing Japan with other East Asian and Western economies. Her field includes wage structure and work choice, labor market regulations and social security, tax and other institutional effect on work and gender, marital behavior and child-birth timing. She has conducted empirical studies on child care supply, public pension system, long-term care insurance, child care leave and other institutional features of Japanese system. Results of her research have been published in various scholarly journals, including Japanese Economic Journal, Journal of Population Problem, Econometric Review and Quarterly Journal of Social Policy.
She was Abe Fellow stationed at Harvard University in 2013 second half, and 2015 summer, and at Cornell University in 2014 first half.
Articles by Nobuko Nagase
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