Sayaka Sakoda is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) at Kyoto University. She is also Research Fellow of the Life Risk Research Center (Doshisha University) and Associate Researcher at the Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS. Her research themes are related to income distribution, family economics and health economics.
She co-authored several books and articles, including “Unequal Society in Married Couples” Chuô Kôron Shinsha (with T. Tachibanaki, in Japanese, 2013), “Economics of Divorce” (with T.Tachibanaki, in Japanese, forthcoming) and “What Discourages Elderly Use of Infusion Pumps in Japan?”(with M. Tamura and N. Wakutsu, 2018).
In 2018, she was a member of the SASE Local Organizing Committee. She obtained her Ph.D. from Doshisha University in 2016. From March 2014 to February 2015, she was Visiting Researcher at the Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS with the support of JSPS.
From February to March 2019, she will be welcomed at EHESS as an EHESS Visiting Scholar and will give a series of lecture on “Fair Income and Redistribution: The Case of Japan”, “Divorce and Relative Income within Households”, “Historical Evolution of Inequalities and Evolving Attitudes towards Redistribution”.Curriculum Vitae