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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.

2016 - 2017

Many countries in the Asia-Pacific region began discussing and negotiating free trade agreements (FT...

Leader:
Shujiro URATA (Waseda University)

The elevation of Donald Trump to the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee has gathered many s...

Leader:
Keiji Nakatsuji (Ritsumeikan University)

The power struggle between China and the United States has led to a competition between Beijing and ...

Leader:
Takashi Terada (Doshisha University)

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

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

This project is a policy study aiming to explore current US-Japan relationship with regard to the 20...

Leader:
Kazuhiro Maeshima (Professor, Faculty of Global Studies, Sophia University, USJI Operating Advisor)

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

Leader:
Ichiro Takahashi, Kyushu University

Objectives:To utilize the expertise of the Center for Asia-Pacific Future Studies (CAFS) and its dom...

Leader:
Akihiro IWASHITA (Kyushu University)

 A decline of Japanese industrial competitive power increases the acceleration in the 21st century. ...

Leader:
Dr. Eiichi YAMAGUCHI (Graduate School of Human Survivability, Kyoto University)

Now, around 80% of energy is supplied by fuels, such as oil, coal and natural gas. This trend will ...

Leader:
Professor Toshihisa Ueda, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University

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