The Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) conducts research to explore and improve understanding of the Japanese economy and Australia and Japan’s place in the Asia Pacific economy. Its research and policy-oriented areas of interest cover developments in regional economic cooperation and integration and encompass research on trade, finance, macroeconomics and structural and regulatory reform, as well as international economic relations.
East Asia Forum Quarterly (EAFQ) Japan editionResearch Team: Research partners: Research summary:
Each year the East Asia bureau of Economic Research (EABER) in collaboration with AJRC produces a special Japan-focused issue of the East Asia Forum Quarterly (http://www.eastasiaforum.org/quarterly/).
Japanese Policy in Global Context (2016-2019)Research Team: Research summary:
The Australia–Japan Research Centre (AJRC) has received funding from the Japan Foundation’s Social Science Research and Education on Contemporary Japan Grant scheme in order to promote understanding of contemporary policy issues in Japan and to build up capacity in Australia of the next generation of Japan specialists.
Financing higher education in JapanResearch Team: Research partners: Research summary:
The Australia–Japan Research Council (AJRC) and the ANU Research School of Economics (RSE) are taking part in a collaborative research project on the financing of higher education in Japan.
Advancing East Asian economic integration 2000-06Research Team: Research summary:
In cooperation with the Japanese Ministry of Finance, the AJRC has undertaken a major research project on Advancing Economic Integration in East Asia.