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[2017/04/03]

Professor Kazuhiro Kumo was awarded the title of Honorary Professor from the Economic Research Institute at Far East branch of Russian Academy of Science.

[2017/04/01]

Professor Takashi Oshio was inaugurated as the new Director of IER.  

[2017/03/24]

We published the Economic Research Series, volume 45.

[2017/03/22]

We signed a memorandum on research exchange with NLI Research Institute.

[2017/03/07]

We signed a memorandum on research exchange with Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI).

[2017/01/20]

Professor Christopher Sims, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2011, will give a talk on Jan. 31.

[2016/11/15]

An application for Joint Usage and Research Center (Kyodo-riyou Kyodo-kenkyu) Programs of FY2017 has been started.  The application deadline of "Project Research Program" is January 15, 2017 in Japan time.

[2016/01/14]

Joint Usage/Research Center: "Center for Empirical Analysis on Japanese and Global Economy" was officially authorized from MEXT.  The second period will be from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2022.
 

[2015/4/1]

Professor Yukinobu Kitamura was inaugurated as the new Director.

[2015/01/09]

Job Opening for a one fixed-term (non-tenure track) or tenure track lecturer, associate professor or professor positions mainly in economic history using macrodata.
 

[2014/12/2]

An application period for Joint Usage and Research Center (Kyodo-riyou Kyodo-kenkyu) Programs of FY2015 has been started.  The application deadline of "Project Research Program" is February 1, 2015.

[2014/09/29]

The Research Center for Economic and Social Risks released of SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index.

[2014/07/11]

Research Center for Economic and Social Risks (RCESR) website has opened.

[2014/06/18]

LTES (Long-term Economic Statistics) has been available by Amazon POD.

[2014/03/25]

The Global COE Hi-Stat Receives Top Mark

[2013/12/20]

We established a website of "Hitotsubashi project on Real Estate, Financial Crisis, and Economic Dynamics (HIT-REFINED)".

[2013/04/04]

Professor Ichiro Iwasaki won commendation from the academic committee of the Russian National Prize in Applied Economics for his research works on corporate governance in Russia. 

[2013/04/01]

Professor Kyoji Fukao takes up the position of director of IER. 

[2012/10/02]

Professor Toshiaki Watanabe receives the Japan Statistical Society Research Achievement Prize.

[2012/07/27]

Assistant Professor Yuka Takeda receives the 28th Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize.

[2012/06/25]

The preliminary program for the 2012 Asian Historical Economics Conference (AHEC) to be held September 13-15, 2012 is now available.

[2012/04/02]

We relaunched the website of IER.

[2012/03/21]

Professor Toshiaki Watanabe was elected as a member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI). 

[2011/06/13]

The Global COE Program "Research Unit for Statistical and Empirical Analysis in Social Sciences" created a website for data access services "Hi-Stat Social Science Database Network" in collaboration with the Institute of Economic Research Library. The collection of databases has been expanded.

[2011/02/17]

International Workshop in Advancing Knowledge in Developing Economies and Development Economics will be held on March 24-15. *Postponed

[2011/02/07]

The results of the interim evaluation of Global COE Programs have been released by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Our Program was given the evaluation rank of “A.” This is the best rank, meaning that “by continuing the current effort, it should be possible to achieve the project’s original objectives.” The Global COE Hi-Stat Program was also chosen as one of the two “outstanding“ research units among 14 units in the social sciences. Click here for more information (in Japanese only).

[2010/11/16]

 "Poverty Reduction, Institutions, Markets, and Policies in Developing Countries: Toward a Theory of Comparative Economic Development (PRIMCED)" launched a website.

[2010/04/01]

Professor Noriyuki Takayama is honored with JRI Pension Research Chair newly endowed by Japan Research Institute.

[2010/01/14]

International conference “Frontiers in Structural Macroeconomic Modeling” will be held from January 23 to 24, 2010.

[2009/12/11]

We established a website of "JSPS Invitational Training Program for Advanced Japanese Research Institutes"

[2009/10/14]

Our two projects received the highest grades from the JSPS.
 
  The highest grade (A+: Research has progressed beyond the initial objectives and achievements greater than first expected are anticipated) interim assessment received from the JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) for the PIE-stage 2, “Project on Intergenerational Equity”, and the “Understanding Inflation Dynamics of the Japanese Economy”.

[2009/05/13]

The 2009 Comparative Analysis of Enterprise (Micro) Data (CAED) Conference will be held from October 2 to October 4, 2009, in Tokyo. The provisional program has been updated.

[2009/02/20]

The 2009 Comparative Analysis of Enterprise (Micro) Data (CAED) Conference will be held from October 2 to October 4, 2009, in Tokyo. CAED invites submissions of papers for its 9th conference. [Call for Papers]

[2008/06/18]

Our research project titled "Research Unit for Statistical and Empirical Analysis in Social Sciences" (Program leader: Professor Kyoji Fukao) has been selected as one of the Global COE Programs in the field of social sciences that are financially supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

[2008/03/05]

International Workshop "Marshall and Marshallians on Industrial Economics"
  - Dates: March 15-16th, 2008
  - Venue: Mercury Tower, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo
  - program: [See this]

[2008/02/05]

"Law and Economics of Intellectual Property Symposium"
 [program]

[2007/08/01]

Professor Tamotsu Nishizawa assumed the director of the institute in Aug. 1, 2007.

[2007/04/27]

IER Website has been renewed. The revised website was opened on 27 April 2007. This is the second major revision of our website.