Introduction of Research Projects on Priority Area

The HIAS engages in intensive research on critical social challenges by taking a wide range of approaches. Through our research, we aim to bring about system reforms and policy recommendations. Our current research topic is “Redesigning the Global Economic System: Sustainable Development for Japan and the World.” Currently four projects below are being conducted.

Globalization and Economic Policies

  • Project Leader: Prof. Jota Ishikawa (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
  • Project Member: Prof. Taiji Furusawa (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Eiichi Tomiura (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Takashi Kano (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Assistant Prof. Yoichi Sugita (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Assistant Prof. Mari Tanaka (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)

Institutions and Policies for Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries

  • Project Leader: Prof. Takashi Kurosaki (Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
  • Project Member: Associate Prof. Yutaka Arimoto (Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
    Assistant Prof. Yukichi Mano (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Assistant Prof. Jun Goto (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Assistant Prof. Katsuo Kogure (Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University)

Development of Macroeconometric Models with Applications to Macroeconomic Problems

  • Project Leader: Prof. Toshiaki Watanabe (Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
  • Project Member: Prof. Kyoji Fukao (Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Naohito Abe (Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
    Associate Prof. Ryo Jinnai (Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Etsuro Shioji (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Takashi Kano (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Associate Prof. Yohei Yamamoto (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Mototsugu Shintani (Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo)
    Associate Prof. Hiroshi Morita (Department of Economics, Hosei University)
  • Research Collaborator: Prof. Atsushi Inoue (Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University)
    Associate Prof. Tatsuyoshi Okimoto (Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University)
    Research Fellow Sungbae An (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy)
    Assistant Prof. Yunjong Eo (School of Economics, University of Sydney)
    Assistant Prof. Kyu Ho Kang (Department of Economics, Korea University)

Norms, Institutions, and Mechanism Design:Theoretical and Empirical Studies for Comprehensive Social Sciences

  • Project Leader: Prof. Reiko Gotoh (Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
  • Project Member: Prof. Akira Okada (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Takashi Ui (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Ryo Kambayashi (Institute of Economic Ressearch, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Chiaki Moriguchi (Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Susumu Morimura (Graduate School of Law, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Yasushi Kato (Graduate School of Social Science, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Takuji Tanaka (Graduate School of Social Science, Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Norio Takeoka (Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)
    Assistant Prof. Daisuke Hirata (Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University)
    Emeritus Prof. Kotaro Suzumura (Hitotsubashi University)
    Prof. Naoki Yoshihara (University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics)
    Associate Prof. Takashi Kunimoto (Singapore Management University, School of Economics)
updated on 21 Oct. 2016
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