Experts

(Alphabetical order)

畔蒜泰助

Taisuke Abiru

  • RESEARCH FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Russian politics and energy strategy, Japan-Russia relations, eurasian geopolitics

Research Unit

External Relations

Budrul Ahsan

  • DATA SCIENTIST

Areas of Expertise

  • Deep learning
  • data mining
  • recommendation system
  • genome analysis

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

チャールズ・クラブツリー

Charles Crabtree

  • SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST

Areas of Expertise

  • Discrimination
  • repression
  • human rights
  • immigration

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

ジェラルド・カーティス

Gerald L. Curtis

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Japanese politics, comparative research on party politics, systems analysis
土居丈朗

Takero Doi

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Tax system
  • local finance
  • fiscal sustainability
  • social security
  • public choice theory

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

福島安紀子

Akiko Fukushima

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

International relations theory, international security

Research Unit

External Relations

Keishiro Hara

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Future design
  • sustainability science
  • technology innovation
  • urban environmental engineering

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

八田達夫

Tatsuo Hatta

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Public economics, urban economics, international economics

Research Unit

Resources & Energy

平沼光

Hikaru Hiranuma

  • RESEARCH FELLOW
    PROGRAM OFFICER, POLICY RESEARCH

Areas of Expertise

Natural resources and energy issues, international relations (eurasian countries), enviroment

Research Unit

Resources & Energy

細谷雄一

Yuichi Hosoya

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Political science, theory and history of international relations, contemporary European history
猪野明生

Akio Ino

  • RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Areas of Expertise

Macroeconomics, fiscal policy, banking, quantitative macroeconomics (heterogeneous agent model)

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

岩井克人

Katsuhito Iwai

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Theory of capitalism, monetary theory, corporate theory, history of social thought

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

神保謙

Ken Jimbo

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

International and Asia-Pacific security, East Asian regionalism, Japan’s foreign and security policy

Research Unit

External Relations

神林龍

Ryo Kambayashi

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Labor economics, law and economics, Japanese economic history, institutional economics

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

Sota Kato

  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Areas of Expertise

Comparative political economy, political methodology, public opinion

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

川出真清

Masumi Kawade

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Public economics and finance, intra- and inter-generational income redistribution
川口順子

Yoriko Kawaguchi

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Foreign policy and nonproliferation, environment, Japanese politics and government, corporate social responsibility

Long Ke

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Development finance, Chinese economy

Research Unit

China as a Superpower

北岡伸一

Shinichi Kitaoka

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Political and diplomatic history of Japan, United Nations, Japan-US relations, political parties and leadership
小林慶一郎

Keiichiro Kobayashi

  • RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Areas of Expertise

Macroeconomics, financial crises, economic philosophy

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

小松正之

Masayuki Komatsu

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Fisheries, whaling, marine and global ecosystems, leadership and negotiation theory

Research Unit

Resources & Energy

久保文明

Fumiaki Kubo

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

US political and diplomatic history, modern American parties, policy making, US foreign policy

Research Unit

External Relations

松井孝典

Takafumi Matsui

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Comparative planetology, astrobiology, earth system science, theory of civilization

Kiminori Matsuyama

  • CHIEF SCIENTIFIC ADVISER

Areas of Expertise

  • Macroeconomic growth and development
  • international trade

Bo Meng

  • RESEARCH FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Global value chain (GVC)-related analysis
  • environmental economics
  • spatial computable general equilibrium (CGE) model

Research Unit

China as a Superpower

森信茂樹

Shigeki Morinobu

  • RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Areas of Expertise

Tax and financial policies, local finance

Research Unit

Tax & Social Security Reform

村松幹二

Kanji Muramatsu

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Law and economics

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

Takafumi Nakanishi

  • SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST

Areas of Expertise

  • Data mining
  • data analysis system
  • integrated database
  • sensitivity information processing
  • media content analysis

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

岡直樹

Naoki Oka

Areas of Expertise

International taxation, tax policy

Research Unit

Tax & Social Security Reform

西條辰義

Tatsuyoshi Saijo

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Future design

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

酒井由紀子

Yukiko Sakai

  • RESEARCH FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Scholarly information services, health informatics

Hirokazu Shimauchi

  • DATA SCIENTIST

Areas of Expertise

  • Political methodology
  • machine learning
  • data mining
  • high performance computation
  • mathematical informatics

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

清水剛

Takashi Shimizu

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Corporate systems, corporate behavior, law and business

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

高原明生

Akio Takahara

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Contemporary Chinese politics

Research Unit

External Relations

土屋了介

Ryosuke Tsuchiya

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Medical care, community building, human resources development
鶴岡路人

Michito Tsuruoka

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

European politics, international security

Research Unit

External Relations

筒井清忠

Kiyotada Tsutsui

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Contemporary Japanese politics and culture, political-military relations, human resources development, cultural policy

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Global and transnational sociology, political sociology, comparative historical sociology, social movements, human rights, Japanese society, organizations and economic sociology, quantitative methods

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

吉原祥子

Shoko Yoshihara

  • RESEARCH FELLOW
    PROGRAM OFFICER, POLICY RESEARCH

Areas of Expertise

National land resources, land ownership system, local culture

Research Unit

Resources & Energy