School personnel information




Labor Economics, Behavioral Economics

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Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 2001.06.01 - 2013.08.25, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Professor

  • 2013.08.26 - 2015.08.25, Osaka University, Vice-President

  • 2015.08.26 - 2018.03.31, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Professor

  • 2018.04.01 - , Economics, Graduate School of Economics, Professor

  • 2010.04.01 - 2011.08.25, Osaka University

  • 2012.04.01 - 2013.03.31, Osaka University

Education 【 display / non-display

Kyoto University Faculty of Economics  Graduated 1983.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Economics  Completed 1985.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Economics  Unfinished 1985.06

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Labor Economics, Income Distribution
    Economic policy-related, Public economics and labor economics-related, Economic policy-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • Association of Behavioral Economics and Finance

  • American Economic Association

  • Japanese Association for Applied Economics


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Effect of Unemployment on Infant Health, Miki Kohara, Midori Matsushima, Fumio Ohtake, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies,Online, 2019.03, Papers

  • Behavioral Economics in Health and Medical Fields:Decisions, Biases, and Nudges, Shusaku Sasaki and Fumio Ohtake, Journal of Behavioral Economics and Finance,11 110-120, 2019.02, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Happiness Before and After an Election: An Analysisi Based on a Daily Survey around Japan's 2009 Election, Yusuke Kinari, Fumio Ohtake, Miles Kimball, Shoko Morimoto, Yoshiro Tsutsui, Japan and the World Economy,Online, 2018.12, Papers

  • Is Being Agreeable a Key to Success or Failure in the Labor Market?, SunYoun Lee , Fumio Ohtake, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies,49 8-27, 2018.09, Papers

  • Preliminary evidence of altered neural response during intertemporal choice of losses in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Saori C. Tanaka, Noriaki Yahata, Ayako Todokoro, Yuki Kawakubo, Yukiko Kano, Yukika Nishimura, Ayaka Ishii-Takahashi, Fumio Ohtake, Kiyoto Kasai, Scientific Reports,8, Article number: 6703, 2018.04,, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, An Invitation to Applied Economics, ISBN, 4-535-55428-5, 2005.10

  • Special, Dismissal Regulation in Japan: Legal and Economic Perspectives, OHTAKE, Fumio, OHUCHI, Shinya and YAMAKAWA, Ryuichi, 2002.12

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • The Ishikawa Prize, OHTAKE, Fumio, Japan Economic Association, 2006.10

Media report 【 display / non-display

  • Layoffs Taboo,Japan Workers Head to Boredom Room, 2013.08