Research is one of the core activities of JIIA to provide useful policy ideas and analysis. JIIA conducts a wide range of research including international relations, economic issues and regional topics. The results of our research are widely disseminated to stimulate informed public debate. Our study groups/taskforces bring together distinguished scholars and practitioners for research projects. Along with these research findings, we offer periodic as well as occasional publications that include monthly journal Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs) and AJISS Commentary.
New developments in the Asia-Pacific's post-TPP economic order - Acceleration of inclusive economic partnerships and correspondence analysis of excluded areas (FY2015-2016)
Ⅱ. Examination of Russia's eastward shift
BOOK (available in Japanese)
JIIA has published over one hundred books.
What Do Alliances Mean to the US?(Fumiaki Kubo ed., 2013)
Political Infrastructure of American Politics (Fumiaki Kubo ed., 2010)
JOURNAL (available in Japanese)
JIIA has published monthly journal "Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)" since 1960, which is a leading journal of scholarly analysis of Japanese fereign policy and international affairs. It is available to JIIA member and by paid subscription.
Along with research projects, JIIA puts forward policy recommendations on topical issues of Japanese foreign policy and international affairs.
[Recent policy recommendations]
"Recommendations for Japan's Middle East Policy"(October 8, 2015) "Development of the Russian Far East/Siberia and Japan's Economic Security(FY2014)"(Russian/Русский) (June 23,2015)
Column / Keyword / Other Papers
AJISS-Commentary is an occasional op-ed type publication. It aims to present a variety of Japanese views on international relations to international intellectuals interested in Japanese external policy.
The Rise of Protectionism and Japan's Trade Policy
Shujiro Urata (24 March 2017)
The Significance of the US Presidential Election
Akihiko Yasui (1 March 2017)
Regulatory reform should be reaffirmed as the top priority in Abenomics' third arrow
Hiroko Ohta (13 December 2016)
Negotiations with Russia as a Part of Japan's Long-term Strategy
Tsuyoshi Sunohara (25 November 2016)
Archive of high-quality scholary works translated from Japanese to English
Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)
No.660 April 2017 "The Agonies of EU"