Thematic Programs

Workshop on International Comparison of Gender, Fertility and Happiness


The speaker will hold a presentation about cutting edge research on historical background of the international variability in fertility rate, the index of equality for men and women, and international ranking of happiness. Three invited researchers will give comments in terms of their research areas. All researchers are welcome to this event without registration.


December 10, 2015 at 10:30 – 12:00


Main Meeting Room, 4F, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Kawauchi South Campus, Tohoku University


Hiroshi Yoshida
(Director of the Research Center for Aged Economics and Society, Graduate School of Economy and Management, Tohoku University)


Mary Brinton(Harvard University)

Hyunjoon Park(University of Pennsylvania)

Michael Krätke(Lancaster University)

Organizer / Contact

Hiroshi Yoshida(Tohoku University)
Email: hyoshida* * to @)

Supported by

Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University
・The Research Center for Aged Economy and Society
・Special Seminar on Society and Economy
・Special Seminar on Health and Welfare Policy

Workshop poster

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