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The U.S.-Japan Research Institute works with researchers primarily from sponsoring universities to develop research projects focused on key themes, such as Environment/Energy, Security, Regional Cooperation/Integration and Science and Technology Policy, and to publicize the results of these projects in Policy Papers at the end of each year.

2012 - 2013

The group will discuss the three following perspectives concerning the 2-decade long stagnation of t...

Keiji Nakatsuji (Ritsumeikan Univ.)

Enjoying a strong track record for attracting competitive research funds, including the government-s...

Koji Murata, Professor / Dean of Faculty of Law, Doshisha University

The ideological polarization is one of the most noteworthy features of contemporary American politic...

Fumiaki Kubo (Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, the University of Tokyo)

In order to deepen mutual understanding about politics in Japan and the United States, it is necessa...

Yutaka Tsujinaka (University of Tsukuba)

The current international situation is a post-Cold War world with no end in sight. Twenty years have...

Shotaro Yachi, Visiting Professor, Waseda University Organization for Japan-US Studies



The aim of the research proposal is to examine the role of the U.S.-Japan alliance in the comprehens...

Toru Oga (Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University)

Because the inborn specific abnormality that the phenotype appears in a face and the oral cavity aff...

Ichiro Takahashi, Kyushu Univeristy

Social, cultural and political resources are known to promote the growth of human and institutional ...

Gautam Ray, Professor, Kyoto University

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