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 2018

Representative Director
Eiji Ogawa, Hitotsubashi University

Deputy Representative Director
Tokuo Iwaisako, Hitotsubashi University

Board Members
Hiroshi Ohashi, Hitotsubashi University
Toyotaka Sakai, Keio University
Koichi Takeda, Hosei University
Kiyoshi Matsubara, Nihon University
Hiromi Hara, Japan Women’s University
Kimiko Terai, Keio University
Yasushi Asako, Waseda University
Ryuichi Tanaka, The University of Tokyo

Naomi Miyazato, Nihon University
Kenichi Ueda, The University of Tokyo

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