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While a wave of globalization has made the world more dynamic and wealthier, it has entailed risks such as those seen in the ongoing financial crisis. It is also important to keep our eye on the dynamics of this globalized world, where the relative weight of the emerging powers is increasing even as global governance may be on the decline. We provide useful information and discussions on the world economy and global issues.

Research Projects

JIIA is engaged in a range of research on international and global issues. Our research emphasizes policy analysis and recommendation as well as the dissemination of information to stimulate informed public debate.

Ongoing Research Programs (FY2017-2019)

C-1: World Economy

C-2: Global Risk

Subgroup (1) Analysis of Current Situation in the Middle East and Energy Issues
Subgroup (2) Analysis of Populism and Demographic Shift (Immigrant and Refugee) Issues
 

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AJISS-Commentary

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.

No.261
The US-led Trade War: Towards a Rule-based Solution
Junji Nakagawa (19 July 2018)

No.260
Japan-EU EPA Moving Towards Ratification: Its Significance and Prospects
Soko Tanaka (11 July 2018)

No.258
Higher US Tariffs on Steel/Aluminum Imports and Japan's Response
Shujiro Urata (16 April 2018)

No.257
The Economic Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Japan: Japanese Industry at a Crossroads
Koichi Iwamoto (4 April 2018)

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JIIA Forum / Symposium

JIIA organizes some 30 forums annually in which we invites distinguished speakers from Japan and abroad to address germane issues and offer insights on international relations and Japanese foreign policy.


[Recent Forum / Symposium on Economy & Global Issues]
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International Policy Conference

JIIA regularly organizes international conference to exchange opinions and discuss policies. We hold a variety of meetings at which officials, journalists, academics and other foreign-policy specialists debate world affairs.

March 2015

3rd Japan-India Dialogue, Tokyo

Japan-US Security Seminar Follow-up Meeting, Washington, DC

February 2015

8th JIIA-IPIS (Institute for Political and International Studies, Iran) Roundtable, Tehran

2nd JIIA-CSR (Center for Strategic Research, Expediency Discernment Council, Iran) Dialogue, Tehran

JIIA-IIRI (Ilmin International Relations Institute (IIRI), Korea University) Dialogue, Seoul

JIIA-RAND Corporation Dialogue, Tokyo

January 2015

4th JIIA-INSS (Institute for National Security Strategy, South Korea) Dialogue, Tokyo

December 2014

3rd JIIA-IIS (Institute of International Studies, Fudan University, China) Dialogue, Tokyo


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Japan Digital Library Archive of high-quality scholary works translated from Japanese to English

AJISS-Commentary

JIIA Annual Brochure 2018

A highlight of JIIA's recent activities and a summary of its organization.

Publication

Journal


Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

No.671 May 2018 "New Issues in the Middle East"



Japan Review

Vol.2 No.1 Summer 2018

Books

What Do Alliances Mean to the US?
(Fumiaki Kubo ed., 2013)

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