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Government Statistics Anonymized Data Usage Promotion Program

This program provides subsidies for expenses, to the extent feasible under the budget of the Hitotsubashi University Institute of Economic Research, of up to a maximum of 100,000 yen per application, to persons less than 40 years of age who desire to become full-time researchers and to graduate students, in order to encourage the use by young researchers of anonymous government statistical data for which the Research Centre for Information and Statistics of Social Science, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University serves as the liaison for data provision. Eligible expenses consist of (1) travel expenses to visit the Institute for purposes such as obtaining anonymous data and to attend academic conferences to report on the results of research conducted using the anonymous data; (2) costs of supplies (not including information-processing and communications equipment); and (3) printing expenses.
Roughly 10 subsidies are planned for this fiscal year.
Download the prospectus and application form for this program from the prospectus webpage.

See the “Government Survey Micro Data webpage” of the Research Centre for Information and Statistics of Social Science for details of the use of microdata from government statistics.

•  Programs accepted in fiscal 2019

•  Programs accepted in fiscal 2018

•  Programs accepted in fiscal 2017

•  Programs accepted in fiscal 2016

•  Programs accepted in fiscal 2015

•  Programs accepted in fiscal 2014