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Sompo Japan Research Institute Inc. (SJRI) 2005f
1-26-1 Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 160-8338, Japan
tel:81-3 3348 6147 fax:81-3 3348 6146

Organizational Status: Profit-making, Independent institute, founded in 1987.

General Description: SJRI was established by a Japanese insurance company in view of the changing business environment arising from ongoing financial deregulation and globalization to which the insurance industry is required to adjust. SJRI places emphasis on fundamental research and studies on insurance and other related issues. Its main areas of focus are international insurance markets; the healthcare business; social security analysis; and financial and economic issues.

Annual Budget:

Staff: 13 (12 research, 1 administrative/support)

Executive Officers:
Mr. HIRANO, Hiroshi (President)
Mr. KOBAYASHI, Atsushi (Chief Executive)

(As of November, 2004)

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