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

Jan 5, 2023

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) "Service Sector Productivity in Japan: Determinants and Policies (SSPJ)" (FY 2016-2020, Principal Investigator: Professor Kyoji Fukao) received the (A) rating in the term-of-end evaluation from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.  The rating (A) means that the results were in line with initial expectations.  

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.

Jan 10, 2024

Professor Yuichi Yamamoto was elected as an Economic Theory Fellow by the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET)

Dec 26, 2023

The CIP Database 2023 (CIP 4.0) is now available on this website. We are one of the cooperating institutions with this database for creating and updating.

Nov 13, 2023

Emeritus Professor Satoshi Yasuda has received the third JSS Nakamura Takafusa Award from the Japan Statistical Society.
Link: (in Japanese)

Apr 1, 2023

Professor Tokuo Iwaisako became the IER new director.

Feb 10, 2023

Professor Iichiro Uesugi was awarded the 2022 Awards for Studies on Small Business from Shoko Research Institute for his book titled "Economics of SME Financing: Role of Financial Institutions and Role of the Government".

Seminar in Macroeconomics (Zoom)

Nobuhiro Abe (The Bank of Japan)

HSI 2023--9th Hitotsubashi Summer Institute: Macroeconomic Policies

Please see here for the detail.

EDW / CEI / IO-Labor

Jonathan Meer (Texas A&M University)

Macro Money Workshop / The 9th HIAS Seminar 2023

Randall Morck (Stephen A. Jarislowsky Distinguished Chair in Finance / Distinguished University Professor of Business, University of Alberta)

RRC Working Paper Series
[Feb 8, 2024]

Ichiro IWASAKI, Xinxin MA, and Satoshi MIZOBATA
Board Structure in Emerging Markets: A Simultaneous Equation Modeling, February 2024.

IER Discussion Paper Series
[Jan 31, 2024]

Rylan Chinnock, Roberto Veneziani, and Naoki Yoshihara
Axiomatic Marxian Exploitation Theory: a Survey of the Recent Literature

IER Discussion Paper Series
[Dec 25, 2023]

Jouchi Nakajima, Nao Sudo, Yoshihiko Hogen and Yasutaka Takizuka
On the estimation of the natural yield curve

[Dec 21, 2023]

Nobuko Nagase,Vili Lehdonvirta,Yuji Ohta,Lulu Shi,Ekaterina Hertog,Yoshiko Shimada
The Future of AI Technology and Housework: Why Japanese Male Experts Predict Less Household Automation than U.K.-based Experts in a Delphi Survey

RRC Working Paper Series
[Dec 21, 2023]

Norio HORIE, Ichiro IWASAKI, Olga KUPETS, Xinxin MA, Satoshi MIZOBATA, and Mihoko SATOGAMI
Wage-Experience Profiles in China and Eastern Europe: A Large Meta-Analysis

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