Seminar Series: Toshiaki Iizuka

Presentation Title: Is Preventative Care Worth the Cost? Evidence from Mandatory Checkups in Japan

Toshiaki Iizuka will present at the Schaeffer Center as part of the Fall 2018 Seminar Series.

Event Date
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Pacific
University of Southern California
Verna and Peter Dauterive Hall (VPD) 116
Los Angeles, CA

Toshiaki Iizuka, PhD, is a professor at the Graduate School of Economics and Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo. His research interests are the fields of health economics and health policy. He has written a number of articles on incentive and information in healthcare markets, which appeared in leading economics journals, including American Economic Review, RAND Journal of Economics, and Journal of Health Economics. His current research examines the impacts of health signals on preventive care, the effects of free child health care, and P4P in long-term care, among others. Iizuka was Dean of the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo from 2016 to 2018 and serves as Associate Editor for Journal of Health Economics (2019-). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MIA from Columbia University, and an ME and BE from the University of Tokyo.