(2) Public Symposium:
Is Japan an Equal Society? Policies against Poverty and Social Exclusion



What is Social Exclusion?
Lessons from the UK, Hopes for Japan

Venue: North Hall, Keio University, Tokyo
Time: January 7th, 2012 13:00~17:15

Click on each speaker's name to read a short biography and download their presentation.

13.00 — Opening Words
Dr Nishimura, Director, IPSS →

13.15 — Keynote Speeches
David Gordon, University of Bristol:
Poverty and Social Exclusion Policies in the UK

Makoto Yuasa, Head, Social Exclusion Unit Japan:
The Success and Failures of Social Inclusion Policy in Japan

15.00 — Break

15.15 — Panel Discussion
Moderator: Aya Abe, NIPSSR

David Gordon, Bristol University
Makoto Yuasa, Social Exclusion Unit Japan
Jonathan Bradshaw, York University
Christina Pantazis, Bristol University
Kohei Komamura, Keio University
Masami Iwata, Japan Women's University
Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Doshisha University

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17.15 — Close

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1945年生まれ。68年京都大学経済学部卒業、同大学院「医療の経済分析」で経済学博士。現在、国立社会保障・人口問題研究所所長、京都大学大学院名誉教授。米国ハーバード大学研究員、横浜国立大学経済学部助教授を経て、87年より京都大学経済学部教授。研究分野は、医療経済学、社会保障論、行動経済学。システム論の立場から、 医療と費用の関連を研究し、臨床経済学など新分野の経済学構築をはかる。「社会保障費用統計に関する研究会」、「社会保障給付の人的側面と社会保障財源の在り方に関する研究(厚生労働科学研究)」等の研究プロジェクトに参加。


Economics of Insurance and Pension Plans (in Japanese), Nagoya University Press (2000)

Confronting a Super-aged Society (in Japanese), Nagoya University Press (2003)

Behavioral Health Economics (in Japanese), with Takanori Ida and Rei Goto, Nippon Hyoron Sha (2009)

"Discrete choice experiment of smoking cessation behaviour in Japan", with Rei Goto, Takanori Ida, Tobacco Contorol, Vol. 16, No.5 (2007)

"Cost impact of COPD in Japan: Opportunities and challenges?" Respirology, pp.466-473 (2004)