Link to Think Tanks and Other Policy Research Resources
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EIRNA aims to conduct research and collect and disseminate information on Northeast Asian economies.
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Fuji Research Institute (F-RIC) / Tokyo
F-RIC's mission is to carefully select, refine and enhance the pertinent data available each day in order to provide governments and businesses with prompt, accurate and valuable information to meet their particular needs.
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IFTECH is a non-profit corporation which promotes research on issues not only concerning science and technology, but also on interdisciplinary issues related to society and the economy.
IIPS is an independent, non-profit institution for research and study, international exchange, and other activities that contribute to a more peaceful world.
IPS attempts to forecast, understand, and solve the policy issues that Japan and the world face over the long term.
IAE is a research institute on energy issues, established as a juridical foundation under the auspices of leading energy-related corporations and the former MITI.
The objective of the IDE is to conduct basic and comprehensive studies on economic and related affairs in Asian countries and in developing regions with a view to contributing to the promotion of economic cooperation and the improvement of trade relations between Japan and these areas, and, ultimately, toward their prosperity and welfare.
IRI's mission and goal are to contribute to economic development, enhance quality of life and promote international cooperation through investigative and experimental research, which can create new industrial technologies and innovation social systems.
ICSEAD was established in 1989 by the city of Kitakyushu with the support of various private organizations. It conducts research in the fields of economics, business and social development in East Asia.
IDCJ was founded by the late Saburo Okita as Japan's first think tank specializing in the field of development and cooperation. Its research principles are based on an interdisciplinary/integrated approach, combining theory and practice, and on neutrality.
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JCER is a private not-for-profit organization for the purpose of contributing to development of Japanese economy, established under the auspices of Nihon Keizai Shimbun Inc. in 1963.
JCIE is an independent, nonprofit, and nonpartisan organization dedicated to strengthening Japan's role in international affairs.
JIIA is a private, non-profit, and independent research organization that was founded in 1959 through the initiative of former Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida.
JIL, third sector under the supervision of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, is engaged in the comprehensive research and study of labor problems, collecting and classifying information and data both domestically and internationally, and publicizing them.
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KIIS is a nonprofit think tank with the objective of promoting the development of information-processing expertise in Western Japan.
KKRI, one of the oldest economic research institute in Japan, conducts economic and policy research free from political or other constraints.
Kyushu Economic Research Center (KERC) / Fukuoka
KERC was established to engage in overall researches of Kyushu's economy and society.
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MIRI has led the field in the provision of consulting and research services on a variety of themes pertaining to corporate activity and policy development.
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NIRA is a policy research organization established on the initiative of leaders from governmental, academic and business sectors.
Nippon Research Institute (NRI) / Tokyo
NRI's activity is mainly based on conducting research/studies and making proposals on various issues concerning citizens' lives, citizens' attitudes/awareness, society, economy, finance, industry, trade, culture and local issues.
NLI Research Institute (NLIRI) / Tokyo
NLIRI's mission is to fulfill the needs of basic research and to formulate solutions to a broad range of issues spanning the domestic and international economy, finance, to urban development and the supply of services to meet minimum living standards.
For more than 30 years, NRI has researched and analyzed the economy, finance, industry, communities, society, and lifestyle trends from numerous angles, and has laid out corporate strategies and made policy proposals.
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SRDI aims to provide appropriate policy alternatives with respect to the needs of Japanese society by conducting surveys and research.
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