Hitotsubashi Researchers Information:
Graduate School of Social Sciences

SUDO, Naoki

Institute for the Study of Social Sciences: Studies of Social Structure and Socio-Cultural Transformation

Major Field

sociology, quantitative research, mathematical sociology

Key Words

social stratification, social capital, subjective social status, subjective wellbeing, policy preferences


Major Publications
a. Books
Social Change in Japan, 1989-2019: Social Status, Social Consciousness, Attitudes and Values., Carola Hommerich, Naoki Sudo, and Toru Kikkawa (ed.), Routledge, London, 2021.1 (co-edited and authored )
(in English)
Reconstruction of the Public Sphere in the Socially Mediated Age, Endo K., Kurihara S., Kamihigashi T., Toriumi F. (ed.), Springer, Singapore, 2017.11 (Does the Internet Make People Selfish? Effects of the Internet on Citizens’ Political Attitudes, co-authored )
(in English)
b. Journals
・“The positive and negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on subjective wellbeing and changes in social inequality: Evidence from prefectures in Japan”, SSM - Population Health,   , Vol. 17, 101029, Elsevier B.V., 2022.3
(in English)
・“Two Latent Groups Influencing Subjective Social Status: Middle Class Tendency and Clear Class Consciousness”, Social Indicators Research,   , Vol. 158, No. 3, 1-20, Springer, 2021.12
(in English)
・“Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Household Income and Mental Well-Being: Evidence from a Panel-Survey in Japan”, Sociological Theory and Methods,   , Vol. 36, No. 2, 259-277, Japanese Association for Mathematical Sociology, 2021.9 (co-authored with Hiroshi Kanbayashi, Carola Hommerich)
(in English)
・“Two Types of Support for Redistribution of Wealth: Consistent and Inconsistent Policy Preferences”, Societies,   , Vol. 10 , No. 2 , MDPI, 2020.6
(in English)
・“Why Do Advantaged People Feel Unhappy? Effects of Materialistic Values on Subjective Well-Being”, Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World,   , Vol. 5, Sage, 2019.6
(in English)
・“Why do the Japanese still see themselves as middle-class? Impact of socio-structural changes on status identification”, Social Science Japan Journal,   , Vol. 22, No. 1, 25-44, Oxford University Press, 2019.3
(in English)
・“The Effects ofWomen’s Labor Force Participation: An Explanation of Changes in Household Income Inequality”, Social Forces,   , Vol. 95, No. 4, 1427-1450, Oxford University Press, 2017.6
(in English)
・“Social Networks of Trust Based on Social Values: An Explanation of Crvilinear Relationships between Generalized Trust and Democracy”, Journal of Mathematical Sociology,   , Vol. 41, No. 4, 193-219, Taylor and Francis, 2017
(in English)
c. Translations

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