Experts

(Alphabetical order)

阿山 晴取/Budrul Ahsan

Budrul Ahsan

  • SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST

Areas of Expertise

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

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

バシャール ・ モハメド・カイルル/Md. Khayrul Bashar

Md. Khayrul Bashar

  • DATA SCIENTIST

Areas of Expertise

Data processing, mining, and analysis; machine learning, including deep learning; biomedical (bioimage and biosignal) information processing
千葉 安佐子/Asako Chiba

Asako Chiba

  • POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Macro-finance
  • financial crisis
  • network model

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

チャールズ・ クラブツリー/Charles Crabtree

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

Gerald L. Curtis

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Japanese politics, comparative research on party politics, systems analysis
土居 丈朗/Takero Doi

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

Akiko Fukushima

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

International relations theory, international security

Research Unit

External Relations

原 圭史郎/Keishiro Hara

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

Tatsuo Hatta

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Public economics, urban economics, international economics
早川 英男/Hideo Hayakawa

Hideo Hayakawa

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Japanese economy
  • economic policy
  • monetary policy

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

平沼 光/Hikaru Hiranuma

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

堀内 勇作/Yusaku Horiuchi

Yusaku Horiuchi

  • SENIOR FELLOW & SENIOR DATA ANALYST

Areas of Expertise

  • Comparative political behavior
  • public opinion
  • Japanese politics
  • electoral institutions
  • political economy
  • political methodology

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

細谷 雄一/Yuichi Hosoya

Yuichi Hosoya

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Political science, theory and history of international relations, contemporary European history
茨木 瞬/Shun Ibaragi

Shun Ibaragi

  • DATA ANALYST

Areas of Expertise

  • Public choice
  • political economy
猪野明生/Akio Ino

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

Katsuhito Iwai

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Theory of capitalism, monetary theory, corporate theory, history of social thought
神保 謙/Ken Jimbo

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

Ryo Kambayashi

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

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

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

加藤 創太/Sota Kato

Sota Kato

  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Areas of Expertise

Comparative political economy, political methodology, public opinion

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

川口 順子/Yoriko Kawaguchi

Yoriko Kawaguchi

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Foreign policy and nonproliferation, environment, Japanese politics and government, corporate social responsibility
柯 隆(か・りゅう)/Long Ke

Long Ke

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Development finance, Chinese economy

Research Unit

China as a Superpower

北岡 伸一/Shinichi Kitaoka

Shinichi Kitaoka

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Political and diplomatic history of Japan, United Nations, Japan-US relations, political parties and leadership
小林 正典/Masanori Kobayashi

Masanori Kobayashi

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Sustainability policy
  • natural resource management
  • blue economy
  • ocean governance

Research Unit

Resources & Energy

小林 慶一郎/Keiichiro Kobayashi

Keiichiro Kobayashi

  • RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Areas of Expertise

  • Macroeconomics
  • financial crises
  • economic philosophy

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

久保 文明/Fumiaki Kubo

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

Takafumi Matsui

  • DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Comparative planetology, astrobiology, earth system science, theory of civilization
松山 公紀/Kiminori Matsuyama

Kiminori Matsuyama

  • CHIEF SCIENTIFIC ADVISER

Areas of Expertise

  • Macroeconomic growth and development
  • international trade
ケネス・盛・ マッケルウェイン/Kenneth Mori McElwain

Kenneth Mori McElwain

  • SENIOR FELLOW & SENIOR DATA ANALYST

Areas of Expertise

  • Constitutional design
  • electoral systems
  • public opinion
  • political economy

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

孟 渤/Bo Meng

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

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

Kanji Muramatsu

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Law and economics

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

中西 崇文/Takafumi Nakanishi

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

Naoki Oka

Areas of Expertise

International taxation, tax policy

Research Unit

Tax & Social Security Reform

尾野 嘉邦/Yoshikuni Ono

Yoshikuni Ono

  • SENIOR FELLOW & SENIOR DATA ANALYST

Areas of Expertise

  • Political behavior
  • gender stereotypes
  • immigration
  • legislative politics
  • Japanese politics

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

西條辰義/Tatsuyoshi Saijo

Tatsuyoshi Saijo

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Future design

Research Unit

Economic Policy Studies

酒井 由紀子/Yukiko Sakai

Yukiko Sakai

  • RESEARCH FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Scholarly information services, health informatics
清水 剛/Takashi Shimizu

Takashi Shimizu

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Corporate systems, corporate behavior, law and business

Research Unit

Politics & Economy

杉本 康太/Kota Sugimoto

Kota Sugimoto

  • POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Resource and Energy Economics
  • renewable energy policy
  • econometrics

Research Unit

Resources & Energy

高原 明生/Akio Takahara

Akio Takahara

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Contemporary Chinese politics

Research Unit

External Relations

土屋 了介/Ryosuke Tsuchiya

Ryosuke Tsuchiya

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Medical care, community building, human resources development
鶴岡 路人/Michito Tsuruoka

Michito Tsuruoka

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

European politics, international security

Research Unit

External Relations

筒井 清忠/Kiyotada Tsutsui

Kiyotada Tsutsui

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

Contemporary Japanese politics and culture, political-military relations, human resources development, cultural policy
筒井 清輝/Kiyoteru Tsutsui

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

渡邉 敦/Atsushi Watanabe

Atsushi Watanabe

  • SENIOR FELLOW

Areas of Expertise

  • Conservation, restoration, and sustainable use of coastal environment
  • blue economy

Research Unit

Resources & Energy

吉原 祥子/Shoko Yoshihara

Shoko Yoshihara

  • RESEARCH FELLOW
    PROGRAM OFFICER, POLICY RESEARCH

Areas of Expertise

National land resources, land ownership system, local culture

Research Unit

Resources & Energy