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The U.S.-Japan Research Institute conducts research and promotes findings related to global problem-solving and policy recommendations for the three key themes of Environment/Energy, Security and Regional Cooperation/Integration.

Environment/Energy

Research Projects
Polar ice sheet break up and effects on algae

Leader:
Iwane Suzuki (Professor, University of Tsukuba)

Kazuo Matsushita
USJI Voice
USJI Voice Vol.28

Paris Agreement: Accelerating toward Decarbonized Society

Kazuo Matsushita(Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University)

Research Projects
Environment and Resource Management for the United States and Japan

Leader:
Masahiko Gemma (Waseda Universiry)

Security Treaty

Rumi Aoyama
USJI Voice
USJI Voice Vol.31

Xi Jinping’s Political Gamble: Searching for a New Governance Model

Rumi Aoyama(Professor, Waseda University)

Akaneya_Tatsuo
USJI Voice
USJI Voice Vol.25

The Birth of the Trump Administration and U.S.-Japan Security Cooperation

Tatsuo Akaneya(Professor, University of Tsukuba)

USJI Voice
USJI Voice Vol.11

Rethinking Security Council Reform

Dr. Yasuhiro Ueki(Sophia University)

Regional Cooperation/Integration

Kenji Iwata
USJI Voice
USJI Voice Vol.30

Considering the “White Paper on the Future of Europe” ― Designing Systems with Clear Distinctions

Kenji Iwata(Director, EU Centre, Kyushu University / Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kyushu University / President, European Union Studies Association Japan)

Research Projects
US-Japan Economic Relations after TPP

Leader:
Yasuyuki Todo, Professor, Waseda University

Yamaguchi Eichi
USJI Voice
USJI Voice Vol.29

Role of the Government in Promoting Small, Innovative Firms

Eiichi Yamaguchi(Professor, Kyoto University)

Others

Kenji Iwata
USJI Voice
USJI Voice Vol.30

Considering the “White Paper on the Future of Europe” ― Designing Systems with Clear Distinctions

Kenji Iwata(Director, EU Centre, Kyushu University / Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kyushu University / President, European Union Studies Association Japan)

Yamaguchi Eichi
USJI Voice
USJI Voice Vol.29

Role of the Government in Promoting Small, Innovative Firms

Eiichi Yamaguchi(Professor, Kyoto University)

Research Projects
Comparative Leadership of U.S.-Japan Relationship

Leader:
Koji Murata (Professor, Doshisha University)

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