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. Keiichiro Kobayashi is the TCER’s Representative Director and Toyotaka Sakai is 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 August 2022

Representative Director
Yasuyuki Todo, Waseda University

Deputy Representative Director
Yoshiaki Ogura, Waseda University

Board Members
Junko Koeda, WasedaUniversity
Toyotaka Sakai, Keio University
Takeshi Nagase, Ryutsu Keizai University
Satoshi Myojo, Hosei University
Mari Sakudo, Tsukuba University
Yukihiro Yasuda, Hitotsubashi University
Shunichiro Bessho, The University of Tokyo University
Kenichi Ueda, The University of Tokyo

Akifumi Ishihara, The University of Tokyo
Yukichi Mano, Hitotsubashi 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