Dr Harald Conrad

Director of Research  (Business, Political Economy and Development cluster)
Tel.:
+44 (0)114 222 8431
Email:
h.conrad@wreac.org

2000 PhD (Economics), Cologne; 1996 MA (Economics) [Diplom-Volkswirt], Cologne.

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Books

  • (2001) The Japanese Social Security System in Transition – An Evaluation of Current Pension Reforms . München: iudicium Verlag.
  • (2000) Reformen und Problembereiche der öffentlichen Rentenversicherung in Japan. [Reforms and Problem Areas in the Public Pension System in Japan]. Marburg: Tectum Verlag.

Edited Books

  • (2008) (forthcoming) [with Viktoria Heindorf, and Franz Waldenberger]: Human Resource Management in Aging Societies – Perspectives from Japan and Germany. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • (2008) [with Florian Coulmas, Annette Schad-Seifert, and Gabrielle Vogt]: The Demographic Challenge – A Handbook about Japan. Leiden: Brill.
  • (2003) [with Rolf Kroker] Deutschland und Japan – Mit Reformen zu neuer Dynamik. [Germany and Japan – With Reforms to New Dynamics]. Köln: Deutscher Institutsverlag.
  • (2002) [with Ralph Lützeler] Aging and Social Policy – A German-Japanese Comparison. München: iudicium Verlag.
  • (2001) [with Sven Saaler] Japanstudien 13 – Wohnen in Japan. [Japan Studies Vol. 13 – Living in Japan]. München: iudicium Verlag.

Articles and Book Chapters

  • (2008) (forthcoming) Demographic Challenges for Human Resource Management Practices and Labor Market Policies in Japan and Germany – An Overview. In: Harald Conrad, Viktoria Heindorf, and Franz Waldenberger (eds.): Human Resource Management in Aging Societies – Perspectives from Japan and Germany. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • (2008) Human Resource Management Practices and the Ageing Workforce. In: Florian Coulmas, Harald Conrad, Annette Schad-Seifert, and Gabrielle Vogt (eds.): The Demographic Challenge – A Handbook about Japan. Leiden: Brill, pp. 979-997.
  • (2006) [with Viktoria Heindorf] Recent changes in compensation practices of large Japanese companies: wages, bonuses and corporate pensions. In: Lunsing, Wim; Matanle, Peter (eds.): Perspectives on Work, Employment, and Society in Contemporary Japan. Houndmills/New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 79-97.
  • (2006) Doitsu ni okeru rōdōshijō kaikaku no mondaiten [Problems of Recent Labor Market Reforms in Germany]. In: Japanese Institute for Labour Policy and Training (ed.): Doitsu ni okeru rōdō shijō kaikaku – sono hyōka to tenbō. Rōdō Seisaku Kenkyū Hōkokusho No. 69, pp. 63-73.
  • (2005) [with Arimori Miki] Doitsu no nenkin kaikaku. [Pension Reforms in Germany]. In: Seike, Atsushi; Fukawa, Tetsuo (eds.): Senshin 5-kagoku nenkin kaikaku to nihon. Tokyo: Maruzen Puranetto, pp. 41-65.
  • (2005) Kinnen no doitsu ni okeru kigyō nenkin seido no tenkai [Recent Developments in Germany´s Corporate Pension System]. In: Kaigai Shakai Hoshō Kenkyū (The Review of Comparative Social Security Research), No. 151 (Summer), pp. 98-109.
  • (2003) Sustaining Old Age Security in Japan – Toward a New Public-Private Pension Mix. In: Journal of Japanese Law, Vol. 8, No. 15, pp. 199-230.
  • (2003) Sozialversicherungsrechtliche Aspekte der Personalpolitik in Japan. [Aspects of Social Security Law in Human Resource Management in Japan. In: Dorow, Wolfgang; Groenewald, Horst (eds.): Personalwirtschaftlicher Wandel in Japan – Gesellschaftlicher Wertewandel und Folgen für die Unternehmenskultur und Mitarbeiterführung. Wiesbaden: Gabler Verlag, pp. 269-284.
  • (2003) [with Fukawa Tetsuo] The 2000/2001 Pension Reform in Germany – Implications and Possible Lessons for Japan. In: The Japanese Journal of Social Security Policy, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp.1-12.
  • (2002) Jüngste Rentenreformen in Japan – Zur Neubestimmung des Verhältnisses von öffentlicher und privater Alterssicherung. [Recent Pension Reforms in Japan – A New Public-Private Balance. In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Arbeits- und Sozialrecht, 2/2002, pp. 97-119.
  • (2002) [with Arimori Miki] Senshinkoku ni okeru shakai hoshō nenkin e no kakutei kyoshutsu kojin kanjō dōnyū ni tsuite – doitsu no baai. [The Introduction of Individual Retirement Accounts in the Public Pension Systems of Industrialized Nations: The Case of Germany. In: Nenkin rebyū (Pension Review), 7/2002, pp. 3-18.
  • (2002) Doitsu in okeru 2000-nen nenkin kaikaku no genjō to kadai [German Pension Reform in 2000: Current Issues and Problems. In: Akuchuari jānaru (Actuary Journal), 2002, Vol.13, pp. 40-52.