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

Apr 7, 2021

The Institute of Economic Research (IER) website will be unavailable on Monday, May 3rd and Tuesday, May 4th due to renovation work. Please note that the time may vary depending on the progress of the work. Thank you for your understanding.

Apr 1, 2021

Professor Takashi Kurosaki became the institute's new director.

Mar 16, 2021

IER published the 4th issue of “IER SpotlightS", a public relations magazine. 

Nov 24, 2020

Professor Toshiaki Watanabe was elected a chairperson-elect of the Economics, Finance, and Business (EFaB) section of International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA), and he will be a chairperson from January 2022 for one year.  

Oct 30, 2020
An application for FY2021 has been started.  For further details, please refer to the application guidelines.
Application deadlines:
[Project Research Program of Joint Usage and Research Center Programs] 9:00 a.m. on December 14, 2020, Japan Standard Time.
[Government Statistics Anonymized Data Usage Promotion Program] September 30, 2021
[Joint Research Program of Joint Usage and Research Center Programs] January 31, 2022
Apr 7, 2020

Professor Ryo Kambayashi was awarded the Japan Academy Prize.

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Online Seminar CEI Seminar/Economic Development Workshop
Yusuke Narita (Yale University/Hitotsubashi University)