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.

Mar 18, 2022

IER published the 5th issue of "IER SpotlightS", a public relations magazine.

Nov 9, 2021

An application for FY2022 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 13, 2021, Japan Standard Time
[Government Statistics Anonymized Data Usage Promotion Program] September 30, 2022
[Joint Research Program] January 31, 2023

Sep 16, 2021

Emeritus Professor Noriyuki Takayama has received the first JSS Nakamura Takafusa Award from the Japan Statistical Society.
Link: https://www.jss.gr.jp/society/prize/prize_biog2021/ (in Japanese)

Jul 27, 2021
Kensuke Teshima, Associate Professor of IER, received the Homer Hoyt Institute Best Paper Award for his paper "From Samurai to Skyscrapers: How Historical Lot Fragmentation Shapes Tokyo" (co-authored with Junichi Yamasaki (Kobe University) and Kentaro Nakajima (Hitotsubashi University)).
Apr 1, 2021

Professor Takashi Kurosaki became the institute's new director.

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May
17:00
Online Seminar Industry and Labor Economics Workshop

Leonardo Madio (University of Padova)


31
May
17:15
Seminar in Macroeconomics (Zoom)

Kohei Iwasaki (ISER, Osaka University)


3
Jun
08:45
Seminar in Macroeconomics (Zoom)

Johannes Wieland (UC San Diego)


3
Jun
10:45
Online Seminar: Economic Development Workshop / CEI Seminar

Hitoshi Shigeoka (University of Tokyo)


7
Jun
08:45
Seminar in Macroeconomics (Zoom)

Bruno Strulovici (Northwestern University)


10
Jun
10:45
Online Seminar CEI Seminar/Economic Development Workshop

Carlos Santiago-Caballero (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Visiting Professor at CEI, Hitotsubashi University)


14
Jun
17:15
Seminar in Macroeconomics (Zoom)

Rish Singhania (University of Essex)