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Faculty: Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences TEL:
Position: Professor ■FAX:
Address: 255 Shimo-Okubo, Sakura-ku, Saitama City, Saitama 338-8570, JAPAN ■Mail Address: miyazaki[@]
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Assigned Class

Faculty of Economics

Academic Background

Ph.D., Economics , Keio University


Books, Articles, etc.

Successfully Navigating the Fiscal Challenges of the Age of the Aged: Municipal Government in Japan
,Local Government Studies,47:453-474 2021
Masato Miyazaki and Joseph Drew

Do Amalgamations Make a Difference? What We Can Learn from Evaluating the Policy Success of a Large Scale Forced Amalgamation of Local Government
,Public Administration Quarterly,45(3):278-298 2021
Dana McQuestin, Joseph Drew and Masato Miyazaki

Subsidiarity and the Moral Justification of Intergovernmental Equalization Grants to Decentralized Governments
,Publius,50(4):698-709 2020
Joseph Drew and Masato Miyazaki

Fiscal Sustainability and Municipal Amalgamations in Japan
,Public Administration Quarterly,44(2):236-261 2020
Masato Miyazaki

The Moral Justification and Practice of Intergovernmental Equalization Grants to Local Government – A Subsidiarity Perspective
,Australian Journal of Public Administration,Early View:1-15 2020
Joseph Drew and Masato Miyazaki

Do local allocation tax grants boost the issuance of road bonds? Evidence from Japan’s local governments
,American Review of Political Economy,13(1) 2019
Masato Miyazaki

Investment expenditures of local municipalities in Japan in the 2000s.
,American Review of Political Economy,11(2):181-186 2017
Masato Miyazaki