The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies

The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies is a peer review-based specialist research magazine containing high-quality articles by researchers and experts active in the front lines of research (first issued in 1959).

  • Published on the 25th of each month. B5 size, roughly 100 pages.
    \852 + tax (postage not included) per issue.
  • Annual subscription: \11,040 (incl. 8% consumption tax; free postage)

Abstract (until February-March.2016)


May 2016(No.670) Aspects of Wage Differences Inside Corporations


Measuring the Effectiveness of Company Wage Policies with Personnel Data
Hisakazu Matsushige

ARTICLES Abstract No.670/May 2016(PDF:426KB)

Intra-firm Wage Dispersion and Firm Performance
Junichiro Ishida
A Legal Analysis of “Equal Pay” Provisions between Typical and Atypical Employees
Koichi Tominaga
A Psychological Inquiry into Japanese Compensation Systems: Review Based on Justice Theory
Yoichiro Hayashi
Maki Tottoribe
Changes in Intra- and Inter-firm Wage Inequality: Evidence from Japanese Health Insurance Society Data
Toshiaki Kouno
Yukiko Saito
The Effects of Intra-firm Wage Dispersion on Firm Performance and Job Satisfaction
Takashi Saito
Fixed-term Contract Employees and Intra-firm Wage Gap
Koji Takahashi
Characteristics of the Elderly Persons Employment Policy: A Case Study of Three Companies Adopting Continuous Employment Systems
Kazuo Taguchi


Is the White-collar Exemption Appropriate for the Japanese Company?
Yoshio Sasajima


Nami Otsuki Gender Gap in Workplace-Factors that Hinder Women Promotion
Makiko Nishikawa
Kazuo Koike Wages after the Second World War-Wage Plans for Surviving the Tough Competition in the World Economy
Itaru Nishimura
Tsuyoshi Nakashima For the Time Being Orientation & Career Formation
Mitsutoshi Hirano
Martin Ford The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future
Kengo Yasui


Claudia Aradau “‘Crowded Places Are Everywhere We Go’: Crowds, Emergency, Politics”
Yuu Kiyohara


Present Situation of “Flexicurity”
Takashi Yonezu