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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.

2015 - 2016

Many people were obliged to leave their homes by the Great East Japan Earthquake (2011), Hurricane S...

Leader:
Mikiyasu Nakayama (GSFC: Graduate School of Frontier Sciences)

Establishment of food security is a global issue.Trends show global population has been increasing r...

Leader:
Hiroshi Ezura, Professor, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba

The world is facing “disorder.” There is a strong perception that Obama administration has accelerat...

Leader:
Toshihiro Nakayama, Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

The aim of this research is to uncover the dynamics of socio-cultural cooperation in the East Asia a...

Leader:
Toru Oga (Faculty of Law, Kyushu University)

China’s behaviors and influences in the field of international politics and economy after the 2008 L...

Leader:
Takashi Terada (Doshisha University)

Structural transformation would be accelerated in Asia through free flow of capitals, goods, informa...

Leader:
Yasushi Hirosato (Professor, Faculty of Global Studies/Director, Center for Global Discover, Sophia University)

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

Leader:
Keiji Nakatsuji (Ritsumeikan Univ.)

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

Leader:
Ichiro Takahashi, Kyushu University

It is not an easy task to overcome the deflationary mentality deeply rooted in the Japanese economy,...

Leader:
Professor. Takashi Hikino

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