Toshiaki Iizuka

toshiaki iizuka

Toshiaki Iizuka, Ph.D.

  • Visiting Scholar, Asia Health Policy Program at APARC
616 Serra StreetEncina Hall E301Stanford, CA94305-6055


Toshiaki Iizuka is Professor at Graduate School of Public Policy and Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo. Before joining the University of Tokyo in 2010, he taught at Vanderbilt University (2001-2005), Aoyama Gakuin University (2005-2009), and Keio University (2009-2010). He served as Dean of Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo, between 2016 and 2018. He is a recipient of Abe Fellowship (2018-2019). 

His research interests are in the field of health economics and health policy. He has written a number of articles on incentive and information in the health care markets. His research articles have appeared in leading professional journals, including American Economic Review, RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Health Economics, and Health Affairs, among others. Dr. Iizuka 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.


Journal Articles
February 2021

False Alarm? Estimating the Marginal Value of Health Signals

cover link False Alarm? Estimating the Marginal Value of Health Signals