2021 with Zhou, M “Japanese adolescent’s time use: Roles of household income and parental education." Demographic Research, 44(9): 225–238
2021 with Brinton, M and Mun, E “Singlehood in contemporary Japan: Rating, dating, and waiting for a good match.” Demographic Research, 44(10): 239–276
2020 “Attitudes to Marriage and Childbearing” in Coates, J., Fraser, L., and Pendleton, M. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture, Routledge.
2019 with Kan, M.Y. and Kolpashnikova, K. (2019). Housework share and fertility preference in four East Asian countries in 2006 and 2012. Demographic Research 41(35): 1021–1046.
2018 with Yu, Wei-hsin “Family Characteristics and Mate Selection: Evidence from Computer-Assisted Dating in Japan” Journal of Marriage and Family, 80(3): 589-606
2017 with Kan, M.Y. “Domestic division of labour and fertility preference in China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan” Demographic Research, volume 36, article 18
2016 “Intergenerational Negotiations of Premarital Pregnancies in Contemporary Japan” in Qureshi, K and Pooley, S (eds.) Reproductive cultures: the passing on of parenthood between generations, Berghahn.
2011 “Marriage, abortion or unwed motherhood? How women evaluate alternative solutions to premarital pregnancies in Japan and the United States,” Journal of Family Issues, Volume 32, Issue 12, pp. 1674-1699 (with Miho Iwasawa)
2010 “I did not know how to tell my parents so I thought I would have to have an abortion,” in Alexy, A. and Ronald, R. (eds.) Home and Family in Japan (Japan Anthropology Workshop Series), Routledge.
2009 Tough Choices: Bearing an Illegitimate Child in Japan, Stanford University Press
2008 “'The worst abuse against a child is the absence of a parent': how Japanese unwed mothers evaluate their decision to have a child outside wedlock,” Japan Forum, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp. 193 – 217