Think tank

Japan Center for Economic Research


Tokyo, Japan

JCER is a private, nonprofit organization established under the auspices of Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. for the purpose of contributing to the development of the Japanese economy. It conducts economic research, with particular emphasis on economic forecasting and economic analysis including Asian areas; sponsors economic research study courses, seminars, lectures and symposia with the participation or assistance of leading scholars and economists in academia, business and government; trains young businesspeople in advanced economics and research; publishes the findings of its economic projections and research and issues a monthly bulletin; collects books, magazines, newspapers and materials of particular economic interest; and undertakes research on a contractual basis. The center also holds public lectures and seminars by foreign economists and scholars, sponsors international conferences, conducts joint research with foreign institutions on specific problems, and publishes English summaries of its forecasts of the Japanese economy.

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11F Nikkei Bldg., 1-3-7 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8066 JAPAN


Eastern Asia

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English , Japanese

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Founded by
Founders: Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leader(s) (2019): Yasuo Hirata
Leader gender: Male


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Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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