Nobuko Nagase (Ochanomizu/Harvard University), "Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Domestic Work"


Monday, October 31, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm


K354, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA and Online
Nagase seminar poster
Nobuko Nagase
Visiting Scholar, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Professor of Labor Economics and Social Policy, Ochanomizu University.

Moderator: Mary C. Brinton 
Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies; Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

This seminar is part of the Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises, supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation. Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and the Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

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Registration not required for in-person attendance. Participants can enter the room on first-come, first-served basis, and may be asked to participate online instead if the room is filled to capacity.

Additional Resources

  1. Research Homepage: 「AIと無償労働の未来」, Ochanomizu University, 2020-2022.
  2. Vili Lehdonvirta, Lulu Shi, Ekaterina Hertog, Nobuko Nagase, and Yuji Ohta, "The future(s) of unpaid work: How susceptible do experts from different backgrounds think the domestic sphere is to automation." SocArXiv, 2022.
  3. Ekaterina Hertog, Setsuya Fukuda, Rikiya Matsukura, Nobuko Nagase, and Vili Lehdonvirta, "Estimating the effects of automation on time spent on housework and care work in Japan and the UK."  SocArXiv, 2022.
  4. Shiro Armstrong, Lorraine Dearden, Masayuki Kobayashi, and Nobuko Nagase, "Student loans in Japan: Current problems and possible solutions,"  Economics of Education Review, 2018. 
  5. Nobuko Nagase, "Has Abe's Womanomics Worked?" Asian Economic Policy Review, 2018.
  6. Nobuko Nagase and Mary C. Brinton, "The gender division of labor and second births: Labor market institutions and fertility in Japan." Demographic Research, 2017.