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Behavioral Economics of Preferences, Choices, and Happiness, Springer, 2016, S. Ikeda, H. Kato, F. Ohtake and Y. Tsutsui Eds.
Inequality in Japan, Fumio Ohtake, Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha, 2005(in Japanese).
Dismissal Regulation in Japan: Legal and Economic Perspectives, Fumio Otake, Shinya Ouchi and Ryuichi Yamakawa, eds., Tokyo: Keisoshobo, 2004(in Japanese)
An Economic Analysis of Employment Policies in Japan, Inoki, Takenori and Ohtake, Fumio eds., University of Tokyo Press, 2001 (in Japanese)
Study Guide to Accompany Introductory MacroeconomicsVo.4, Nihonhyoronsha, 2001 (in Japanese).
Economic Policies and Macroeconomics, Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha, 1999, with Yasushi Iwamoto, Makoto Saito and Koichi Futagami (in Japanese).
Introductory Labor Economics,Nikkei Shinbun Publisher, 1998 (in Japanese).
Stock Economy,Toyokeizaishinposha, 1992, with Noriyuki Takayama and Fumio Funaoka ( in Japanese).
Study Guide to Accompany Introductory Macroeconomics Vo.3, Nihonhyoronsha, 1989 (in Japanese).
An Economic Analysis of the Tax and Social Security System in Japan, Osaka Prefectural University Economic research Series No.70, Osaka Prefectural University, 1989 (in Japanese).

 Articles in English

"Positive and Negative Effects of Social Status on Longevity:Evidence from Two Literary Prizes in Japan," ISERDP No. 968, April 2016, (S. Sasaki, M. Akesaka, H. Kurokawa, F. Ohtake)
"A Choice Experiment on Taxes: Are Income and Consumption Taxes Equivalent?"ISER DP, March 2016, No.966, (H. Kurokawa, T Mori and F. Ohtake)
"Is Being Agreeable a Key to Success or Failure in the Labor Market?" ISERDP No. 960, February 2016, (Sun Youn Lee and Fumio Ohtake)
"Overstatement in happiness reporting with ordinal, bounded scale," Scientific Reports 6, 21321. 18 Feb. 2016(S. C. Tanaka, K. Yamada, R. Kitada, S. Tanaka, S. K. Sugawara, F. Ohtake & N. Sadato)doi:10.1038/srep21321
“Appraising Unhappiness in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake,” The Japanese Economic Review forthcoming (F. Ohtake, K. Yamada and S. Yamane)
Relative income position and happiness: are cabinet supporters different from others in Japan?”The Japanese Economic Review , forthcoming, (Eiji Yamamura, Yoshiro Tsutsui, and  Fumio Ohtake)DOI: 10.1111/jere.12090
"The Hidden Curriculum and Social Preferences," ISER DP No.954, Dec. 2015. (T. Ito, K. Kubota and F. Ohtake)
"Older Sisters and Younger Brothers: The Impact of Siblings on Preference for Competition,",Personality and Individual Differences, Vo.82, Aug. 2015, pp.81–89(H. Okudaira, Y. Kinari, N. Mizutani, F. Ohtake and A. Kawaguchi)doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.02.037
"Diminishing Marginal Utility Revisited," SSRN, April 10, 2015 (Kimball, Miles S., F. Ohtake, Daniel H. Reck, Y. Tsutsui, and Fudong Zhang)doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2592935
"Activity, Time, and Subjective Happiness: An Analysis Based on an Hourly Web Survey," ISER DP, No. 926, Feb.2015. (H. Sakawa, F. Ohtake and Y. Tsutsui)
"Happiness Before and After an Election: An Analysis Based on a Daily Survey Around Japan's 2009 Election," ISER DP No. 924, Jan. 2015 (Yusuke Kinari, Fumio Ohtake, Miles Kimball, Shoko Morimoto and Yoshiro Tsutsui)
"Why Are Cabinet Supporters Happy?" ISER DPNo. 923, Jan.2015, (Yoshiro Tsutsui, Shoko Yamane and Fumio Ohtake)
"Relative Income Position and Happiness: Are Cabinet Supporters Different from Others in Japan?" ISER DP No. 921, Jan. 2015, (Eiji Yamamura, Yoshiro Tsutsui and Fumio Ohtake)
"Procrastinators and hyperbolic discounters: Transition probabilities of moving from temporary into regular employment,"Journal of The Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 34, Dec. 2014, pp. 291–314, (Sun Youn LEE and F. Ohtake)doi:10.1016/j.jjie.2014.10.001
"Altruistic Economic Behaviors and Implicit Worldviews: A Progress Report,"『行動経済学/第7回大会プロシーディングス』、Vol.6(2013), 2014年06月28日、pp.88-92, (Sunyoun Lee, Byung-yeon Kim, Hyeog Ug kwon, Hyoung-seok Limd, Masao Ogaki, F. Ohtake)
Performance-pay and the gender wage gap in Japan,Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 34, December 2014, pp. 71–88( Hui-Yu Chianga,Fumio Ohtake)doi: 10.1016/j.jjie.2014.05.003
"The Hidden Curriculum and Social Preferences,"RIETI DP, 14-E-024, May 2014, (T. Ito, K. Kubota and F. Ohtake)
"The Effects of Personality Traits and Behavioral Characteristics on Schooling, Earnings, and Career Promotion,"RIETI DP, 14-E-023, May 2014(SunYoun LEE and Fumio Ohtake)
"The Long-term Impact of the 1995 Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake on Wage Distribution," ISER DP No.897, Apr. 2014(Fumio Ohtake, Naoko Okuyama, Masaru Sasaki and Kengo Yasui )
"Neural mechanisms of gain-loss asymmetry in temporal discounting,"Journal of Neuroscience, 16 April 2014,34(16), pp.5595-5602, (Saori Tanaka, Katsunori Yamada, Hiroyasu Yoneda, and Fumio Ohtake)doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5169-12.2014
"Rising Inequality in Japan: A Challenge Caused by Population Aging and Drastic Changes in Employment,"Changing Inequalities & Societal Impacts in Rich Countries, Mar. 2014, Oxford University Press,pp.393-414(M. Kohara and F. Ohtake)
"Corporate Sports Activity and Work Morale: Evidence from a Japanese Automobile Maker,"Journal of Behavioral Economics and Finance, Vol.6(2013),Apr.2014, pp.37-46(M. Sasaki and F.Ohtake)
“Organization adjustments, job training and productivity: Evidence from Japanese automobile makers,” Journal of The Japanese and International Economies, vol. 27, Mar. 2013, pp.1-34, (K. Ariga, M. Kurosawa, F. Ohtake, M. Sasaki and S. Yamane).
"Socio-Emotional Status, Education, and Time-Discounting in Japanese Non-Smoking Population: A Multi-Generational Study," Psychology,Vol.4 No.2, Feb. 2013, pp.124-132, (S. Yamane, T. Takahashi, A. Kamesaka, Y. Tsutsui, F. Ohtake)DOI:10.4236/psych.2013.42018
“What does a Temporary Help Service Job Offer? Empirical Suggestions from a Japanese Survey”Journal of The Japanese and International Economies,Vol. 28, June 2013, PP. 37–68 (Available online 6 Feb. 2013), (Hiroko Okudaira, Fumio Ohtake, Koichi Kume, and Kotaro Tsuru)
"Wage growth through job hopping in China,"KIER Working Papers No.833, Nov.2012 (K. Ariga, F. Ohtake, M. Sasaki and Zheren Wu)
"Impact of the Great Hanshin-awaji Earthquake on the Labor Market in the Disaster Areas,"Japan Labor Review, Vol.9(4), Autumn 2012, pp. 42-63 (F. Ohtake, N. Okuyama, M. Sasaki and K. Yasui))
"How do high school graduates in Japan compete for regular, full timejobs? An empirical analysis based upon an internet survey of the youth," Japanese Economic Review, Vol.63(3), Sep. 2012 (Kenn Ariga, Masako Kurosawa, Fumio Ohtake, and Masaru Sasaki),
"Procrastinators and Hyperbolic Discounters: Probability of Transition from Temporary to Full-time Employment," ISER DP, No. 841 May 2012, (Sun Youn Lee and F. Ohtake)
"Unemployment and Happiness,"Japan Labor Review, Vol.9, No. 2, Spring 2012, pp.59-74.
"Asking about Changes in Happiness in a Daily Web Survey and Its Implication or the Easterlin Paradox,” The Japanese Economic Review, Vol.63, No.1, Mar. 2012, pp.38-56.(Y. Tsutsui and F. Ohtake)
"Second-to-fourth digit ratio and the sporting success of sumo wrestlers," Evolution and Human Behavior, Volume 33-2, March 2012 (Available online 6 October 2011) pp.130-136(Rie Tamiya, Lee SunYoun, Fumio Ohtake).
Overconfidence Increases Productivity,” ISER DP, No. 814, August 2011 (Y. Kinari, N. Mizutani, F. Ohtake and H. Okudaira)
"Asking about changes in happiness in a daily web survey,”ISER DP, No. 813, July 2011, (Y. Tsutsui and F. Ohtake)
"Corporate Sports Activity and Work Morale: Evidence from a Japanese Automobile Maker," GCOE DP, June 2011, (M. Sasaki and F.Ohtake)
"Noblesse Oblige? Preferences for Redistribution among Urban Residents in India," GCOE DP, March 2011, (T. Ito K.Kubota and F. Ohtake)
"Organization Adjustments, Job Training and Productivity: Evidence from Japanese Automobile Makers," ISER DP No. 784, July 2010, (K. Ariga, M. Kurosawa, F. Ohtake, M. Sasaki and S. Yamane)
"The Effects of Demographic Change on Public Education in Japan," The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia, NBER-EASE Vol. 19, 2010, pp.193-223.Takatoshi Ito and Andrew Rose, editors(F. Ohtake and S. Sano)
"Hyperbolic Discounting, the Sign Effect, and the Body Mass Index," Journal of Health Economics, Vol.29(2), 2010, pp.268-284(Ikeda, Shinsuke, Myong-Il, Kang, and F. Ohtake)
Koizumi carried the day: Did the Japanese election results make people happy and unhappy?”European Journal of Political Economy Vol.26(1), March 2010, pp.12-24. (Y. Tsutsui, M. Kimball, F. Ohtake)
"Time Discounting: Declining Impatience and Interval Effect," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 39, No. 1, Aug 2009, pp.87-112., DOI 10.1007/s11166-009-9073-1.(Yusuke Kinari, F. Ohtake,Yoshiro Tsutsui)
"The Productivity of Public Capital: Evidence from Japan's 1994 electoral reform"Journal of The Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 23(3), Sep. 2009, pp.332-343. doi:10.1016/j.jjie.2009.05.001(Daiji Kawaguchi, F. Ohtake and Keiko Tamada)
"Experiments on Risk Attitude: the Case of Chinese Students,"China Economic Review,China Economic Review 19 (2008) 245-259, (S. SASAKI, Shiyu XIE, F. OHTAKE, Jie QIN, Y. TSUTSUI)
"The Ageing Society and Economic Inequality,"The Demographic Challenge: A Handbook about Japan, BRILL, 2008, pp. 899-919.
"Inequality in Japan,"Asian Economic Policy Review, Vol.3(1), June 2008, pp. 87-109.
"Testing the Morale Theory of Nominal Wage Rigidity,"Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 61, No. 1, October 2007, pp. 59-74,(Daiji Kawaguchi and F. Ohtake)
"Attitudes toward the Income Gap: Japan-U.S. Comparison," April 2007, ISER DP, No.687, (F. Ohtake and S. Takenaka)
"On Effects of the Hyogo Earthquake on Household Consumption: A Note,"Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, Vol.47(2), pp.219-228, Dec.2006, (with M. Kohara, M. Saito)
"Altruism and the Care of Elderly Parents: Evidence from Japanese Families,"ISER DP No. 670, Aug 2006,(with M. Kohara)
"Unhappiness after Hurricane Katrina," NBER Working Paper No. 12062, March 2006, (Miles Kimball, Helen Levy, Fumio Ohtake and Yoshiro Tsutsui)
"The Productivity of Public Capital: Evidence from the 1994 Electoral Reform of Japan,"ISER discussion papersNo. 627, February 2005, pp. 33.(Daiji Kawaguchi, Fumio Ohtake and Keiko
"Effects of the Old-Age Pension System for Active Employees on the Labor Supply of Elderly Male Workers," The Economics of Social Security In Japan, edited by Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, December 2004, pp.136-169. (Fumio Ohtake and Hisaki Yamaga)
"Who Supports Redistribution?" Japanese Economic Review, 55(4), 333-354(Fumio Ohtake and Jun Tomioka)
"Testing The Morale Theory of Nominal Wage Rigidity"ISER Discussion Paper No. 602, April 2004, (D. Kawaguchi and F. Ohtake)
Structural Unemployment Measures in Japan,Japan Labor Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, Spring 2004, pp.26-53
"Unions, the Costs of Job Loss, and Vacation."LABOR MARKETS AND FIRM BENEFIT POLICIES IN JAPAN AND THE UNITED STATES. The University of Chicago Press, 2003, chap.13, pp.371-390
"Impact of Labor Shedding on Stock Prices," Japan Labor Bulletin vol.42, No.1, January 2003, pp.6-12, with Noriko Tanisaka
"A Test of the Full Insurance Hypothesis: The Case of Japan" Journal of the Japanese and International Economies Vol.16 No.3, 2002, pp.335-352 (with KOHARA, Miki and SAITO, Makoto)
"A Test of the Full Insurance Hypothesis: The Case of Japan" Discussion Paper Series #2001-5, Graduate School of Economics Hitotsubashi University, May 2001 (with KOHARA, Miki and SAITO, Makoto)
"Special Employment Measures in Japan" Japan Labor Bulletin Vol.39, No.12, The Japan Institute of Labour, pp.6-15, December 2000
"Aging Society and Inequality," Japan Labor Bulletin, Vol.38, No.7, 5-11, July 1999, The Japan Institute of Labour
"Labor Demand and the Structure of Adjustment Costs in Japan," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies,Vol. 12, No.2, pp.131-150, 1998 (with Andrew Hildreth)
"Population Aging and Consumption Inequality in Japan," The Review of Income and Wealth, Ser.44, No.3, September 1998, 361-381, (with Makoto Saito)
"The United States," in Toshiaki Tachibanaki ed. Wage Differentials: An International Comparison, Macmillan, London, 1998, pp.108-144
"Productivity Effects of Profit Sharing, Information Sharing and ESOPs," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol.11, No.3, September 1997, pp.385-402, (with Yasushi Ohkusa)
"The Effects of Income Tax and Social Security on the Part-time Labor Supply in Japan,"  Review of Social Policy, No.6, 1997, pp.45-64, (with Yukiko Abe)
"The Relationship between Supervisor and Workers : The Case of Professional Baseball in Japan," Japan and the World Economy, Vol.8, No.4, December 1996, pp.475-488, (with Yasushi Ohkusa)
"The Effect of Demographics on the Japanese Housing Market,"  Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol.26, No.2, April 1996, pp.189-201, (with Mototsugu Shintani)
"Testing the Matching Hypothesis: The Case of Professional Baseball in Japan with Comparisons to the U.S,"  Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol.8, No.2, June 1994, pp.204-219, (with Yasushi Ohkusa)
"The Determinants of Labour Disputes in Japan: A Comparison with the U.S," in Toshiaki Tachibanaki ed. Labour Market and Economic Performance In the US Japan and The Europe, Macmillan, 1994, pp.349-372, (with Joseph Tracy)
"Bequest Motives of Aged Households in Japan,"  Ricerche Economiche XLV, 2-3, September 1991, pp.283-306
"Task of Tax Reform,"  Japanese Economic Studies, April 1990, (with Masaaki Homma)
"An Analysis of Female Labor Supply, Housing Demand and the Saving Rate in Japan,"  European Economic Review, Vol.33, May 1989, pp.997-1030, (with Hiroshi Yoshikawa)
"Postwar Business Cycles in Japan: A Quest for the Right Explanation,"  Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol.1, December 1987, pp.373-407, (with Hiroshi Yoshikawa)
"An Economic Analysis in the Direct and Indirect Tax Ratio" (in Japanese), Keizai Kenkyu (The Economic Review) Vol.36, No.2, April 1985, pp.97-109 (with Masaaki Homma, Naosumi Atoda and Yasushi Iwamoto)

 Articles in Japanese

"The Effects of Firm Growth on Work Motivation" (in Japanese), Finansharu Rebyu (Financial Review), No.67, January 2003, pp.4-34.

"Prevention, Smoking Behavior and the Role of Health Insurance"(in Japanese), Japanese Journal of Health Economics and Policy, Vol.13 2003, July 2003, pp.5-21

"Unemployment Measures for Structural Unemployment in Japan"(in Japanese), Nihon Rodo Kenkyu Zasshi (The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies), No.516, July 2003, pp42-54
"The Effects of Performance Pay on Work Motivation"(in Japanese), Keizai Kenkyu (Economic Journal), Vol. 54, No.3, July 2003, pp.1-20
"The Demand for Health Insurance: Private or Public?" (in Japanese), Iryo To Shakai ( Journal of Health Care and Society), Vol.12, No.3, December 2002, pp.117-136.
"An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of the Terminal Tenancy System" (in Japanese), Nihon Fudosan Gakkaishi ( The Japanese Journal of Real Estate Sciences), Vol.16, No.1(No.60), May 2002, pp.54-64.
"Unions, the Cost of Job Loss, and Vacation"(in Japanese), in Toshiaki Tachibanaki and David A. Wise, eds., Nichibei Hikaku- Kigyo Kodo to Rodo Shijo (Labor Markets and Fringe Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States) , Nihon Keizai Shimbunsha, 2001, pp.203-229
"The Impacts of Computer Use on Wage Structure" (in Japanese), Nihon Rodo Kenkyu Zasshi (The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies), No.494, September 2001, pp.16-30.
"Adjustment Dismissal in Japan" (in Japanese), Inoki and Ohtake eds., An Economic Analysis of Employment Policies, July 2001, pp.3-28 (with Fujikawa, Keiko).
"The Effects of the Fixed Term Tenancy Law on Housing Rent" (in Japanese), Jutaku Tochi Keizai (The Quarterly Journal of Housing and Land Economics) No.41, July 2001, pp.10-19 (with Yamaga, Hisaki).
"Impact of the Fixed Term Tenancy Law on Housing Rent" (in Japanese) Nihon Keizai Kenkyu (JCER Economic Journal), No.42, March 2001, pp.1-20 (with Hisaki Yamaga).
"Income differentials in the 1990s" (in Japanese), Nihon Rodo Kenkyu Zasshi (The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies), No.480, July 2000, pp.2-11.
"Juvenile Crimes and the Labor Market: An Analysis Based on Time Series and Prefectural Panel Data" (in Japanese), Nihon Keizai Kenkyu (JCER Economic Journal),  No.40, March 2000, pp.40-65 (with Kazuaki Okamura)
"Economic Policies for the Unemployment Problem"(in Japanese), Economic Policies and Macroeconomics, Nikkei Shinbun Pulbishers, October 1999, pp.167-208 ( with Yasushi Iwamoto, Makoto Saito and koichi Futagami)
"On the Income Inequality during the 1980s: Causes and Implications" (in Japanese), Kikan Shakai Hosho Kenkyu (Quarterly of Social Security Research), vol.35, No.1, Summer 1999, pp.65-76 (with Makoto Saito)
"Employment Policies for the Unemployment Problem" (in Japanese), Nihon Rodo Kenkyu zasshi (The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies), Vol.41, No.5, May 1999, pp.14-26
"Unions, Cost of Job Loss and Absenteeism" (in Japanese), in Jiro Nakamura and Megumi Nakamura, eds., Nihon Keizai no Kozo Chosei to Rodo Shijo ( Structural Adjustment and Labor Market of the Japanese Economy) , Nihon Hyoronsha, 1999, pp. 185-209
"The Determinants of Promotions: The Effects of Length of Tenure and Performance Evaluation," (in Japanese) Keizaikenkyu (The Economic Review), Vol.46 No.3, 1995, pp.241-248
"Income and Wealth Destribution in the 1980's," (in Japanese), Kikan Riron Keizaigaku (The Economic Studies Quarterly), Vol. 45, No.5, 1994, pp.211-244 (with Carles Yuji Horioka)
"Saving Motives" (in Japanese), in Tsuneo Ishikawa ed., Nihon no Shotoku to Tomi no Bunpai (The Distribution of Income and Wealth in Japan), University of Tokyo Press, 1994, pp.211-244
"Substitutability and Complementarity of Native and Immigrant Workers in Japan" (in Japanese), Nihon Rodo Kenkyu Zasshi (The Monthly Journal of the Japan Institute of Labour), Vol.35, No.12, December 1993, pp.2-9
"The Impact of Managers on Productivity of Professional Baseball Players" (in Japanese), Bijinesu Rebyu (Business Review) Vol.40, No.4, 1993, pp. 21-36 (with Yasushi Ohkusa)
"The Distributional Effects of the Tax Reform" (in Japanese), Keizai Kenkyu (The Economic Review) Vol.42, No.1, 1991, pp.56-66 (with Noriyuki Takayama et.al.)
"Bequest Motives and Saving Behavior of Aged Households in Japan" (in Japanese), in Noriyuki Takayama and Yutaka Harada, eds., Koreika no nakano Kin'yu to Chochiku (Finance and Savings in Aging Society) Nihon Hyoronsha, 1993, pp.35-56
"Households Assets Holdings nad Saving Rates in Japan" (in Japanese), Keizai Bunseki (Economic Analysis) No. 116, Economic Planning Agency, 1989 (with Noriyuki Yakayama et.al)
"On the Flexibility of the Real Wages" (in Japanese), Nihon Rodo Kyokai Zasshi (Journal of Japan Institute of Labour) July, 1988, pp.43-52
"Unemployment and the Employment Insurance System" (in Japanese), Kikan Riron Keizaigaku (The Economic Studies Quarterly) Vol.38, No.3, 1987, pp.245-257
"The Determination of Bonuses, Wages and Employment: A Reconsideration Based on the Firm Level Micro Data" (in Japanese), Osaka Daigaku Keizaigaku (Osaka Economic Papers) Vol.37 No.1, 1987, pp.28-41 (with Giorgio Brunello)