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

Nov 5, 2021

The Joint Usage and Research Center Programs at the Institute of Economic Research received the highest (S) rating in the term-of-end evaluation from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology following the mid-term evaluation in 2008. In addition, the Institute was newly accredited for the period from April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2028.

Nov 9, 2022

We published the Economic Research Series, volume 48.
Yukinobu KITAMURA "Quest for Good Money: Past, Present and Future"

Nov 4, 2022

Professor Iichiro Uesugi was awarded the 65th Nikkei Prize for Excellent Books in Economic Science for his book titled "Economics of SME Financing: Role of Financial Institutions and Role of the Government".

Oct 27, 2022

An application for FY2023 Joint Usage and Research Center Programs has been started.
For further details, please refer to the application guidelines.
Application deadlines:
[Project Research Program] 9:00 a.m. on December 12, 2022, Japan Standard Time 
[Government Statistics Anonymized Data Usage Promotion Program] September 29, 2023 
[Joint Research Program] January 31, 2024

Oct 27, 2022

IER Information Bulletin 2022 was published.

Jun 20, 2022

Prof. Iwaisako took part in the IMF Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar "Japan - Economic Outlook and Policy Priorities" as a discussant on June 9. Video recordings of the seminar along with presentation slides have been posted on the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific website.

Seminar in Macroeconomics (Zoom)

Pascal Michaillat (Brown University)

Online Seminar Industry and Labor Economics Workshop

Minji Bang (City University of Hong Kong)

Online Seminar: Economic Development Workshop / CEI Seminar

Yuriko Takahashi (Waseda)

Seminar in Macroeconomics (Zoom)

Fabian Eckert (UCSD)

Seminar in Macroeconomics (Hybrid)

Tony Braun (FRB of Atlanta)

RCESR Discussion Paper Series
[Nov 4, 2022]

Tomohito Honda,Kaoru Hosono,Daisuke Miyakawa, Arito Ono,Iichiro Uesugi
Determinants and Effects of the Use of COVID-19 Business Support Programs in Japan

CEI Working Paper Series
[Oct 11, 2022]

Yuzuru Kumon and Kazuho Sakai
Women's Wages and Empowerment: Pre-industrial Japan, 1600-1890

IER Discussion Paper Series
[Sep 26, 2022]

Jonathan F. Cogliano,Roberto Veneziani,Naoki Yoshihara
The Dynamics of International Exploitation

IER Discussion Paper Series
[Sep 26, 2022]

Naoki Yoshihara and Roberto Veneziani
The general equilibrium effects of localised technological progress: A Classical approach

IER Discussion Paper Series
[Sep 26, 2022]

Naoki Yoshihara and Se Ho Kwak
Sraffian indeterminacy of steady-state equilibria in the Walrasian general equilibrium framework

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