Tokyo Center for Economic Research

About TCER

The Tokyo Center for Economic Research (TCER) is an inter-university organization managed by economists at prominent universities in the Tokyo metropolitan area, since 1959. TCER has three core activities: research projects by TCER Fellows, TCER Conferences, and promotion of international research such as helping the Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (JJIE). TCER working paper series was started in 2006, to provide an inter-university place to find research papers in one place, just like NBER working papers and CEPR working papers. TCER working papers cover most of JEL classifications and can be submitted by TCER fellows or invited researchers at TCER Conferences.

Organization of the TCER

The TCER is governed by a Board of Directors with representatives from the leading universities in the Tokyo metropolitan area. Hideki Konishi is the TCER’s Representative Director and Masazumi Wakatabe the Deputy Representative Director. In addition to the TCER Fellows, the TCER employs support staffs. The TCER’s has a main office in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.

Board of Directors

Updated June 2016

Representative Director
Shin-ichi Fukuda, The University of Tokyo

Deputy Representative Director
Hiroshi Ohashi, The University of Tokyo

Board Members
Ryuichi Tanaka, The University of Tokyo
Keiichiro Kobayashi, Keio University
Yohei Yamamoto, Hitotsubashi University
Koichi Takeda, Hosei University
Hiromi Hara, Japan Women’s University
Tokuo Iwaisako, Hitotsubashi University
Toshihide Arimura, Waseda University
Satoshi Koibuchi, Chuo University

Yasunari Tamada, Keio University
Naomi Miyazato, Nihon University

TCER Office

Tokyo Center for Economic Research (TCER)
Sankyo Main Building #703,
1-7-10 Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0072, JAPAN
Telephone & Fax: +81-3-3239-2524