International Activities

JCER is also focusing on activities utilizing its overseas networks. The activities of our Asia Research division includes: “the Nikkei Asia Scholarship” program, inviting young researchers and economists from China and ASEAN countries, “Asian Economy Policy Review,” a policy recommendation journal, and “JCER/Nikkei Consensus Survey on Asian Economies,” a quarterly report of economic outlook forecasted by local economists.

In February 2018, we hosted the Pacific Trade and Development Conference (PAFTAD) and discussed on “Growth, globalization and intergenerational issues in the Asia Pacific”. The activities of our global initiative division also includes “the U.S.-Japan Business/Policy Dialogue Program,” inviting experts in policy development in collaboration with leading global companies and think tanks. Its annual meeting “The Mt. Fuji Dialogue,” hosted by the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) and JCER, has been highly recognized as “a new platform for the dialogue between Japan and the US”.

Asian Economic Policy Review (AEPR)

This English journal is published twice a year through John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd. The AEPR aims to become an intellectual voice on the current issues of international economics and economic policy based on comprehensive and in-depth analyses, with a primary focus on Asia.

Please visit our AEPR webpage for the details.

AEPR webpage

Nikkei Asia Scholarship

Initiated by Nikkei (Nihon Keizai Shimbun) Inc. and JCER in 2006, this program invites promising researchers/economists from China, India and ASEAN countries to provide opportunities of studying in Japan. The maximum duration is one year.

Please visit our Nikkei Asia Scholarship webpage for the details.

Asia Scholarship webpage

The U.S.-Japan Business/Policy Dialogue Program (The Mt. Fuji Dialogue)

The Mt. Fuji Dialogue is the annual meeting of the U.S.-Japan Business/Policy Dialogue Program, a membership-based project launched by the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) and the Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER) in 2014. The objective of the meeting is to further mutual understanding and strengthening relations between Japan and the United States by bringing together those who have been involved in policymaking, including active and former government and legislative officials of each nation, as well as those who help to generate value in society through business.

Relations with Overseas Research Institutions

JCER selects several trainee researchers delegated from member firms who have completed JCER’s training program, and sends them to overseas research institutions such as the Conference Board of New York, the Brooking Institute in Washington DC, the Conference Board of Canada in Ottawa, the European Commission (EC) in Brussels, the Ifo-Institute fur Wirtshaftsforschung in Munich and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. In addition, JCER regularly exchanges publications and materials with leading universities and research institutes around the world.

International Conference / Joint Research

JCER is active in holding international conferences and developing joint research activities with foreign research institutes. JCER has been conducting joint research and symposia with the Tsinghua University in China on China and International Economic Policy.

We also have overseas networks with