Rikiya Matsukura is a researcher at the Nihon University Population Research Institute. He has also been working as a guest researcher and lecturer of demographic analysis at the Statistical Research and Training Institute of the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications from 2002 to the present. As a UN consultant, he has also contributed to the formulation of the latest five-year economic plan of the Laotian government.
Rikiya Matsukura has more than 20 years of experience in demographic research, his interest focusing on the development of statistical methods for complicated models and the application of these methodologies to socio-economics and population. In the field of population and economy, in recent years he has been contributing to the development of the latest economic indices, the National Transfer Accounts.
He has published articles in distinguished international journals such as Demography, Population and Development Review, The European Journal of Population, Asian Population Studies and Asia-Pacific Population Journal. Also, he has contributed numerous chapters to books on population economics published by NBER, Springer, Edward-Elgar and others.
|Country(s) of nationality||Japan|
|Country of residence||Japan|
|Mailing address||1-3-2, Misaki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8360, JAPAN|
|Current employment/position||Researcher, Nihon University Population Research Institute|
1. 2005-2009, Assistant professor, Advanced Research Institute for the Science and Humanities, Nihon University
Other honorary or professional positions
1. 2003-present, Lecturer in demographic analysis at Population and Labor Course Program in Statistical Research and Training Institute, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
2. 2002-present, Lecturer in demographic analysis at Population and Labor Course Program in Statistical Research and Training Institute, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
3. 2005-2006, Collaborative researcher at the Institute of Statistical Mathematics
1. (With Robert D. Retherford and Naohiro Ogawa) "Explaining trends in coresidence of newly-married couples with parents in Japan." Asian Population Studies, Vol. 7-3: 195-218. 2011.
2. (With Robert D. Retherford, Naohiro Ogawa, and Hassan Eini-Zinab) ―Multivariate analysis of parity progression-based measures of the total fertility rate and its components using individual-level data,‖ Demography. Vol. 47-1: 97-124. 2011.
3. (With Robert Clark and Naohiro Ogawa) ―Population Decline, Labor Force Stability, and Their Future of the Japanese Economy,‖ European Journal of Population. Vol. 26-2: 207- 227. 2010.
4. (With Naohiro Ogawa, Andrew Mason, and Amonthep Chawla)"Japan‘s Unprecedented Aging and Changing Intergenerational Transfers," NBER Chapters, in: The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia, NBER-EASE Vol. 19:131-160. 2010. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
5. (With Robert L. Clark, Naohiro Ogawa, and Sang-Hyop Lee) ―Older Workers and National Productivity in Japan,‖ Population and Development Review Supplements Vol. 34: 257-274. 2008.
6. (With Robert D. Retherford and Naohiro Ogawa) ―Late Marriage and Less Marriage in Japan,‖ Population and Development Review Vol. 27: 65-102, 2001.
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