Research Fellow

Yuki is a research fellow at the Centre for Development Economics and Trade, CDRI. His research interests lie in impact evaluations, with specific focus on gender and health economics. Prior to joining CDRI, he worked as a research assistant at Stockholm School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University, Keio University, and JICA Research Institute. He has published several academic papers in peer-reviewed international journals in economics and public health. He received his master’s degree in economics from Stockholm School of Economics and bachelor’s degree in economics from Keio University.

Email : yuki.kanayama@cdri.org.kh


International Publications

Despite the vast literature on birth-order effects in developing countries, there has been little research on their long-term changes. This study uses three population censuses of Cambodia to investigate how birth order affects educational attainments and how its effects changed over time. We estimate regressions with family fixed effects and cohor...

Cambodia Development Review 27 - 1
KANAYAMA Yuki   (2023)

Research from developed nations has shown that later-born children tend to have worse outcomes in terms of health, nutrition, and education. However, evidence from developing countries remains mixed. In our research, using data on 423,848 individuals in Cambodia, we investigate how birth order affects not only education but also occupationa...

Micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) often face challenges in utilizing digital technologies despite the vital roles of these technologies in business development. In particular, female-led MSMEs are less likely to use digital technologies. Previous studies have identified several barriers to digital technology adoption such as poor i...