Rikiya Matsukura

Researcher, Population Research Institute
, Nihon University
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Rikiya Matsukura is a researcher at the Nihon University Population Research Institute. He has also been working as a guest researcher and lecturer of demographic analysis at the Statistical Research and Training Institute of the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications since 2002. As a UN consultant, he has also contributed to the formulation of the most recent five-year economic plan of the Laotian government. He has more than 20 year’s experience in demographic research, focusing on the development of statistical methods for complicated models and the application of these methodologies to socioeconomics and population. In the field of population and economy, in recent years he has been contributing to the development of the economic indices, the National Transfer Accounts.