Toshiaki Iizuka

University of Tokyo

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku

Tokyo 113-0033

Japan

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Physician Agency and Adoption of Generic Pharmaceuticals

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Jul 2011
Toshiaki Iizuka
University of Tokyo
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agency problem, financial incentive, generic drugs

Is Zero a Special Price? Evidence from Child Healthcare

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2020
Toshiaki Iizuka and Hitoshi Shigeoka
University of Tokyo and Simon Fraser University (SFU)
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Zero-price Effects, Patient Cost-Sharing, Children, Healthcare Utilization, Price Elasticity, Moral Hazard

Free for Children? Patient Cost-Sharing and Healthcare Utilization

NBER Working Paper No. w25306
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2023
Toshiaki Iizuka and Hitoshi Shigeoka
University of Tokyo and Simon Fraser University (SFU)
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The Economics of Pharmaceutical Pricing and Physician Prescribing in Japan

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Toshiaki Iizuka
University of Tokyo
Downloads 600 (83,744)
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pharmaceutical policy, agency problem, drug pricing

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Direct to Consumer Advertising and Prescription Choice

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Toshiaki Iizuka and Ginger Zhe Jin
University of Tokyo and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
Downloads 471 (113,037)
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Prescription drug, advertising, direct-to-consumer, market expanding, business stealing, information

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The Effect of Prescription Drug Advertising on Doctor Visits

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2005
Toshiaki Iizuka and Ginger Zhe Jin
University of Tokyo and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Prescription drug, advertising, direct-to-consumer, market expanding

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Durable Goods Price Cycles: Theory and Evidence from the Textbook Market

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Eric W. Bond and Toshiaki Iizuka
Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics and University of Tokyo
Downloads 408 (133,722)
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kill-off used durable, Durable goods, markets for new and used goods, secondhand market, planned obsolescence

Does Higher Malpractice Pressure Deter Medical Errors?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2011
Toshiaki Iizuka
University of Tokyo
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medical liability, patient safety, PSI, defensive medicine, tort reform, health outcomes, malpractice risks

Does Higher Malpractice Pressure Deter Medical Errors?

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 56, 2013
Posted: 04 Jun 2012
Toshiaki Iizuka
University of Tokyo

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medical liability, patient safety, defensive medicine, tort reform, malpractice risks

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Experts' Agency Problems: Evidence from the Prescription Drug Market in Japan

RAND Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
Toshiaki Iizuka
University of Tokyo
Downloads 349 (159,175)
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principal agent problem, pharmaceutical, physician induced demand

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An Empirical Analysis of Planned Obsolescence

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 May 2006
Toshiaki Iizuka
University of Tokyo
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kill-off used durables, durable goods, market for used and new goods, secondhand

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Pay-for-Performance and Selective Referral in Long-Term Care

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 May 2017
Toshiaki Iizuka, Haruko Noguchi and Shinya Sugawara
University of Tokyo, National Institute of Population & Social Security Research and Tokyo University of Science
Downloads 266 (211,545)
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Pay-for-performance; Long-term Care; Vertical Integration; Selective Referral; Difference-in-differences; Japanese Long-Term Care Insurance

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Generic Entry in a Regulated Pharmaceutical Market

Japanese Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Toshiaki Iizuka
University of Tokyo
Downloads 252 (223,217)
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generic entry, prescription drug, entry regulation, price control

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Patient Cost Sharing and Medical Expenditures for the Elderly

Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo, University of Tokyo and University of Tokyo
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Medical spending, cost sharing, price elasticity, elderly population

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The Impact of Physician Supply on the Healthcare System: Evidence from Japan's New Residency Program

Health Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Aug 2015
Toshiaki Iizuka and Yasutora Watanabe
University of Tokyo and University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Economics
Downloads 131 (397,157)
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physician labor market, physician wage, hospital exit, health outcome

Promoting Innovation in Small Markets: Evidence from the Market for Rare and Intractable Diseases

Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Mar 2017
Toshiaki Iizuka and Gyo Uchida
University of Tokyo and University of Tokyo
Downloads 69 (614,596)
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rare and intractable disease, innovation policy, demand-side policy, pull policy, clinical trial, patient cost sharing

Promoting Innovation in Small Markets: Evidence from the Market for Rare and Intractable Diseases

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Toshiaki Iizuka and Gyo Uchida
University of Tokyo and University of Tokyo
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rare and intractable diseases, innovation policy, demand-side and supply-side policies, push and pull policies, clinical trial, patient cost sharing

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Drug Advertising and Health Habit

NBER Working Paper No. w11770
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2022
Toshiaki Iizuka and Ginger Zhe Jin
University of Tokyo and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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False Alarm? Estimating the Marginal Value of Health Signals

NBER Working Paper No. w23413
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2023
University of Tokyo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of South Carolina and Stanford University - Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC)
Downloads 60 (650,105)
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Asymmetric Demand Response when Prices Increase and Decrease: The Case of Child Healthcare

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Dec 2020
Toshiaki Iizuka and Hitoshi Shigeoka
University of Tokyo and Simon Fraser University (SFU)
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Asymmetric Demand Response, Loss Aversion, Prospect Theory, Patient Cost-Sharing, Child Healthcare

Asymmetric Demand Response When Prices Increase and Decrease: The Case of Child Healthcare

NBER Working Paper No. w28057
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2023
Toshiaki Iizuka and Hitoshi Shigeoka
University of Tokyo and Simon Fraser University (SFU)
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Robots and Labor in the Service Sector: Evidence from Nursing Homes

NBER Working Paper No. w28322
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 22 May 2022
Karen Eggleston, Yong Suk Lee and Toshiaki Iizuka
Stanford University - Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and University of Tokyo
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Are Quality-Adjusted Medical Prices Declining for Chronic Disease? Evidence from Diabetes Care in Four Health Systems

NBER Working Paper No. w25971
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2022
Stanford University - Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), University of South Carolina, Chang Gung University - Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, National Taiwan University, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), University of Tokyo, The University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong - School of Public Health, Chang Gung University - Department and Graduate Institute of Business Administration, University of Castilla-La Mancha, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The University of Hong Kong - School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Long-Term Care in Japan

NBER Working Paper No. w31829
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Nov 2023
Rong FU, Toshiaki Iizuka and Haruko Noguchi
Waseda University, University of Tokyo and Waseda University
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The Effects of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising in the Prescription Drug Markets

Posted: 03 Feb 2003
Toshiaki Iizuka and Ginger Zhe Jin
University of Tokyo and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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direct-to-consumer, advertising, prescription drugs, market expanding, business stealing