Dr. Chikako Yamauchi

Dr. Chikako Yamauchi

External Investigator

Chikako Yamauchi is an assistant professor in Economics at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo.  Her areas of interest include the inter-relationships between public policies, institutions, and family well-being in developed and developing countries. In particular, her current research agenda includes corruption, targeting and the distribution of public resources; the impact of poverty alleviation, programs on labor market activities, income and welfare; causes and consequences of rural-urban migration; and the relationship between childcare arrangements and family well-being.

She teaches the PhD level course in Advanced Development Economics and the Master's courses in Public Economics at GRIPS.