Joint Usage / Research Center
Center for Empirical Analysis on Japanese and Global Economy

The Institute has maintained a data archive, developed methods of statistical analysis, and aims to further develop as an international joint usage and research center for the advanced empirical analysis of the Japanese and global economies.

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Important Announcements

Apr 7, 2021

The Institute of Economic Research (IER) website will be unavailable on Monday, May 3rd and Tuesday, May 4th due to renovation work. Please note that the time may vary depending on the progress of the work. Thank you for your understanding.

Apr 20, 2021

A supplementary application for FY2021 Project Research Program of Joint Usage and Research Center Programs has been started. The application deadline is 9:00 a.m. on May 17, 2021, Japan Standard Time. For further details, please refer to the application guideline.

Apr 1, 2021

Professor Takashi Kurosaki became the institute's new director.

Mar 16, 2021

IER published the 4th issue of “IER SpotlightS", a public relations magazine. 

Nov 24, 2020

Professor Toshiaki Watanabe was elected a chairperson-elect of the Economics, Finance, and Business (EFaB) section of International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA), and he will be a chairperson from January 2022 for one year.  

Oct 30, 2020
An application for FY2021 has been started.  For further details, please refer to the application guidelines.
Application deadlines:
[Project Research Program of Joint Usage and Research Center Programs] 9:00 a.m. on December 14, 2020, Japan Standard Time.
[Government Statistics Anonymized Data Usage Promotion Program] September 30, 2021
[Joint Research Program of Joint Usage and Research Center Programs] January 31, 2022
The 51st HIAS Health Regular Seminar

Mizanur Rahman (HIAS Assistant Professor (Specially Appointed), Hitotsubashi University)

RRC Working Paper Series
[Apr 19, 2021]

Ichiro Iwasaki, Evžen Kočenda, and Yoshisada Shida
Distressed Acquisitions Evidence from European Emerging Markets

RCESR Discussion Paper Series
[Mar 23, 2021]

Naohito Abe, Noriko Inakura and Miki Kohara
Time Constraints and Home Production Function for Service

CEI Working Paper Series
[Mar 11, 2021]

Xinxin Ma and Ichiro Iwasaki
Return to Schooling in China: A Large Meta-Analysis

CEI Working Paper Series
[Feb 25, 2021]

Norio Horie and Ichiro Iwasaki
Returns to Schooling in European Emerging Markets: A Meta-Analysis

RRC Working Paper Series
[Feb 15, 2021]

Karabchuk, T., K. Kumo, K. Gatskova, and E. Skoglund eds.
Gendering Post-Soviet Space: Demography, Labor Market and Values in Empirical Research, Springer Nature, 2021.

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