Shiko Maruyama

Economics Discipline Group
UTS Business School
University of Technology Sydney

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3rd Asian Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics - Manila, the Philippines, December 2022 (TBC)

We are holding the 3rd meeting of the Asian Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics, in December 2022. Looking forward to seeing you in Manila. [link]

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Submitted/Working Papers

Health Shocks and the Evolution of Earnings over the Life-Cycle with Elena Capatina and Michael Keane (R&R Journal of Political Economy) [link]

Wholesome Lunch to the Whole Classroom: Short- and Long-Term Effects on Early Teenagers’ Body Weight with Sayaka Nakamura (R&R Journal of Political Economy) [link]

Socio-Economic Disparities in U.S. Healthcare Spending: The Role of Public vs. Private Insurance with Elena Capatina and Michael Keane (R&R)

Why Waste Your Vote? Informal Voting in Compulsory Elections in Australia with Eamon McGinn [link]

An Incentive Program with Almost No Incentive: An Overlooked Benefit of Pay-For-Performance with Chunzhou Mu

Salient Gender Difference in the Wage Elasticity of General Practitioners' Labour Supply with Chunzhou Mu, UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper, No. 2013 ECON 16, University of New South Wales, June 2013. [link]

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Selected Publications

Maruyama, S., and Heinesen, E. (2020) "Another Look at Returns to Birthweight," Journal of Health Economics, 70. [link]

Maruyama, S., and Nakamura, S. (2018) "Why Are Women Slimmer Than Men in Developed Countries?" Economics and Human Biology, 30, 1-13. [link]

Eskil Heinesen, Susumu Imai, and Shiko Maruyama (2018) "Employment, Occupational Mobility and Job Skills of Cancer Survivors," Journal of Health Economics, 58, 151-175. [link]

Perks, G., and Maruyama, S. (2017) "The 'Flock' Phenomenon of the Sydney Lockout Laws: Dual Effects on Rental Prices," Economic Record, 93(303), 517-532. [link]

Maruyama, S., and Johar, M. (2017) "Do Siblings Free-Ride in 'Being There' for Parents?" Quantitative Economics, 8(1), 277-316. [link]
[Formerly circulated as "Externality and Strategic Interaction in the Location Choice of Siblings under Altruism toward Parents," UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper, No. 2012 ECON 15, University of New South Wales, February 2012.]

Johar, M., Maruyama, S., and Truong, J. (2017) "The Contribution of Western Fast Food to Fast-Growing Body Mass in China," Applied Economics, 49(8), 797-811. [link]

Maruyama, S., and Nakamura, S. (2015) "The Decline in BMI among Japanese Women after WWII," Economics and Human Biology, 18, 125-138. [link]

Maruyama, S. (2015) "The Effect of Coresidence on Parental Health in Japan," Journal of The Japanese and International Economies, 35, 1-22. [link]
[Formerly circulated as "Inter Vivos Health Transfers: Final Days of Japanese Elderly Parents," UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper, No. 2012 ECON 20, 2012.]

Johar, M., Maruyama, S., and Nakamura, S. (2015) "Reciprocity in the Formation of Intergenerational Coresidence," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 36(2), 192-209. [link]
[Formerly circulated as "Transition to Parent-Child Coresidence: Parental Needs and the Strategic Bequest Motive," UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper, No. 2010 ECON 05, 2010.]

Maruyama, S. (2014) "Estimation of Finite Sequential Games," Journal of Econometrics, 178(2), 716-726. [link]
[Formerly circulated as "Estimating Sequential-Move Games by a Recursive Conditioning Simulator," UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper, No. 2009 ECON 01, 2009.]

Johar, M., and Maruyama, S. (2014) "Does Coresidence Improve an Elderly Parent's Health?" Journal of Applied Econometrics, 29(6), September/October 2014: 965-983. [link]

Maruyama, S., and Yin, Q. (2012) "The Opportunity Cost of Exercise: Do Higher-Earning Australians Exercise Longer, Harder, or Both?" Health Policy, 106(2), July 2012: 187-194. [link]

Johar, M., and Maruyama, S. (2011) "Intergenerational Cohabitation in Modern Indonesia: Filial Support and Dependence," Health Economics, 20(S1), September 2011: 87-104. [link]

Maruyama, S. (2011) "Socially Optimal Subsidies for Entry: The Case of Medicare Payments to HMOs," International Economic Review, 52(1), 105-129. [link]
[Formerly circulated as "Measuring the Welfare Effect of Entry in Differentiated Product Markets: The Case of Medicare HMOs," School of Economics Discussion Paper: 2008/01, 2008.]

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Work in Progress

In-Utero Social Interaction of Twins with Eskil Heinesen and Susumu Imai

Reversing Fertility Differentials with Natalia Aranco, Yoko Ibuka, and Fusae Okaniwa

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Media Coverages

Are Residents Better Off under the Sydney 'Lockout Laws'? [link]

A short article was published in Nikkei Business Online (in Japanese only). [link]

A short article was published in Nikkei Business Online (in Japanese only). [link]

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News

Appointed an Associate Editor of Health Economics July 2018.

Taking up an Associate Professor position at University of Technology Sydney (UTS), from March 2017.

The sibling game paper accepted by Qantitative Economics January 2016.

Taking up a Senior Lecturer position at University of Technology Sydney (UTS), from December 2013.

"Estimation of Finite Sequential Games," accepted by Journal of Econometrics October 2013.

Australian Research Council Discovery Project grant: "The Economics of Filial Informal Care: Future Trends and Directions for Policy Supports," as Lead Chief Investigator with Meliyanni Johar and Sayaka Nakamura, 2011 – 2013.

Australian School of Business Non-Professorial Research Achievement Awards, June 2010.

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25 July 2021