Yuta Kakegai was an academic guest at the Chair for History of Technology in February-March 2018. He is a PhD student in Public Finance at Keio University in Japan, where his interests and research work are situated at the political decision-making processes in the Swiss fiscal history from 1990s. His current and past research projects especially have focused on the reforms of the intergovernmental fiscal equalization systems and the social policies, by using mainly historical methods. He is also a research fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science since April 2016. Further information can be found here on researchmap.
Yuta Kakegai, “The reform of the Swiss modern fiscal equalization system”(現代スイス財政の政府間財政調整制度改革), Zaisei Kenkyu(財政研究, The research of public finance), vol 13, 10/2017 (reviewed).
Yuta Kakegai, “The political battles in the reforms in the modern Swiss social security.” 4nd Annual SSHA (Social Science History Association) Meeting, Paper Session on "Public Finance and Public Welfare", Chicago, November 2016
Yuta Kakegai, “The reforms of the Swiss social security in 1990”, Yuta Kakegai, “The reforms of the Swiss social security in 1990”, Japan Association for Social Policy Studies, Aichi, October 2017
Yuta Kakegai, “The neo-liberal trends and the resistances against it in Switzerland in 1990s –focusing on the impact of the white book in 1991-”, 74th annual meeting, Japan Institute of Public Finance, Tokyo, September 2017
Yuta Kakegai “Fiscal Equalization in Switzerland” , 41st Annual SSHA (Social Science History Association) Meeting, Paper Session,”Tax reform in 20th century Europe”, Chicago, November 2016
Yuta Kakegai “The process of reform in modern Swiss fiscal equalization; Consensus with financially weak cantonal governments”, 73rd annual meeting, Japan Institute of Public Finance, Kyoto, October 2016