Yuji Mizushima

Yuji Mizushima
Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND
Santa Monica Office


M.A. in economics, Waseda University; B.A. in political science and economics, Waseda University


Yuji Mizushima (he/his) is a Ph.D. student in the Research, Analysis, and Design stream at Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy analyst at RAND. He holds an M.A. in economics and a B.A. in global political economy from Waseda University. His research interests include health, labor, demographic, and social security policy and reform. 

Prior to joining Pardee RAND, he served as a research assistant at Waseda University's Graduate School of Economics, where he acquired experience in processing and linkage of large-scale Japanese administrative data, economic and econometric analysis, machine learning, and manuscript writing on geographic disparities in physician labor supply and physician behavioral responses to spatial competition for the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan. He has also assisted on a project on the analysis of consumption responses to COVID-19 stimulus payments in Japan. 

Honors & Awards

  • Dean's Academic Award, Waseda University, Graduate School of Economics