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Setsuya Fukuda

Senior Researcher
National Institute of Population and Social Security Research

Country of residence:

Nationalité: Japon
Sexe: M

Membre depuis: 2018
N° de membre : 23366
Membership Type: Cotisation Normale

Domaines de recherche: Demographie, Economie, Sociologie, Statistique

Spécialisations: Vieillissement, Familles et ménages, Fécondité, Differenties des rôles par genre, Mariage, Divorce et unions consensuelles, Politiques et éthique, Social Demography

Régions du monde étudiées: Etats Unis et Canada, Europe occidentale, East Asia

Education: Doctorat (Ph.D, MD) , 2007 , Meiji University , Economie

Langues de travail: Anglais , Japanese

Membres d'autres associations d'études de la population: Asian Population Association (APA), European Association for Population Studies (EAPS), Population Association of America (PAA) , Population Association of Japan

Parcours professionnel:

SETSUYA FUKUDA is a Senior Researcher at National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, where he conducts demographic research on the inter-relationships between gender, generation, family formation and family policy. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Meiji University. After his graduate study, he worked as a researcher at Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany in 2008-2011. In 2011-13, he worked in the government as an expert officer in the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare to help analyzing governmental statistics. In 2014-15, he conducted a US-Japan comparative study on educational differentials in marriage at the Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison. His current research focuses on gender role division, assortative mating, fertility and inter-generational transfers in international comparative settings, looking, in particular, at how Japan’s gender structure and inter-generational relation are going to change in relation to population decline and new family policies.


Tsuguhiko Kato, Hiraku Kumamaru, Setsuya Fukuda (2018) "Men’s participation in childcare and housework and parity progression: a Japanese population-based study", Asian Population Studies 14(3) 290-309.


S. Fukuda, R. Moriizumi (2015) "Desired Family Size in Japan: Evolving Patterns and Fertility Outcomes", Journal of Population Problems 71(3) 179-200. (in Japanese)


J. M. Raymo, S. Fukuda and M. Iwasawa (2013) "Educational Differences in Divorce in Japan", Demographic Research 28(6) 177-206.


Setsuya Fukuda (2013) "The Changing Role of Women's Earnings in Marriage Formation in Japan", The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 646(1) 107-128.


Setsuya Fukuda (2009) "Leaving the Parental Home in Post-war Japan: Demographic Changes, Stem-family Norms and the Transition to Adulthood", Demographic Research 20(30) 731-816.

Honorary or professional positions and awards:
June 2012 Population Association of Japan Paper Prize 2012 on the paper “Leaving the Parental Home in Post-war Japan: Demographic Changes, Stem-family Norms and the Transition to Adulthood”, Demographic Research, 20(30): 731-816 (2009).

June 2008 Fine work award in the Excellent Paper Prize for Secondary Data Analysis in Social Science Japan Data Archive (SSJDA) on the paper “The Socio-economic Status of Women and Marital Fertility in Post-war Japan: Effects of Education, Employment and Family Structure on Parity Transitions”, Jinkogaku Kenkyu (The Journal of Population Studies), 40: 79-100 (2007).

Bourses de recherche:
April 2019 – March 2022 Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research (A)) (P.I.), “Projection of Educational Pairing-specific Fertility: An Application of Two-sex Fertility Model” sponsored by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). (10,100,000 JPY)

April 2015 – March 2019 Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists B (P.I.), “Transition from Gender Inequitable Society: A Comparative Study on Division of Gender Roles and Fertility in Japan, Germany and the Netherlands” sponsored by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). (3,000,000 JPY)

August 2014 - August 2015 Abe Fellowship (P.I.), “A Comparative Study of Marriage Timing and Assortative Mating: Examining the Reversal of the Educational Gradient in Marriage Formation in Japan and the United States” sponsored by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP), and the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). (53,783 USD)

April 2013 – March 2018 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research A (Co-P.I.),” Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage in Japan: Trends, Causes and Social Implications” sponsored by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). (13,500,000 JPY)