About Us

IIES is a research institute founded in October, 1983 by the initiative of Toyota Motor Corporation. Its missions are to conduct research and surveys on international economic circumstances that are critical to the development of internationalization strategies and to promote international exchange activities.
Currently, IIES is engaged in extensive research on subjects such as mid-to long-term economic, industrial, social prospects of major emerging countries, political and economic trends and outlook in Europe and United States and other developed countries. It also conducts research and surveys from a global perspective on environment, energy, future mobility, corporate strategies of global enterprises and other issues which could bring about a great change in the future economic system.

Research Papers

Here are some of the topics we report as part of our regular activities.

2022.06.23
Masayuki Ogura, Nonresident Fellow

Global Dynamics Of Strategies on Semiconductors and Data - The U.S.-China Technology Supremacy Battles and the Impact of EU Data Policies on the Automotive Industry-

2022.05.27
Adam S. Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Economic Outlook through 2024 – Risks to and from the United States

2022.04.21
Takashi Shiraishi, Distinguished Nonresident Senior Fellow

Current Situation and Prospects in Asia:Asia and the World in Times of Crisis

2022.04.21
Takuma Hashimoto, Senior Economist

EU Industrial and Trade Strategy under Geopolitical Tensions -Accelerated Movement towards "Strategic Autonomy"-

2022.04.07
Shingo Ito, Senior Economist

China's Increased Emphasis on Stability and Its Economic Outlook ~Sustainability of China's Economy after the Party Congress~

Mini Report -Kudan+[plas]-

“Kudan+ [plas]” provides brief accounts of the selected issues and views from what our researchers have become aware of and find useful through their daily research activities.

2022.06.30
Shingo Ito, Senior Economist

Structural Changes in the Global Semiconductor Market and the Future of Supply-Demand Balance (Part 2) Speaker: Mr. Chris Hung (Director General and Senior Industry Consultant, Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute)

2022.06.29
Shingo Ito, Senior Economist

Structural Changes in the Global Semiconductor Market and the Future of Supply-Demand Balance (Part 1) Speaker: Mr. Chris Hung (Director General and Senior Industry Consultant, Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute)

2022.06.27
Hidehiko Takiguchi, International Energy Consultant

Energy News from New York No.200: Buy Cut and Supply Cut are Same in the End

2022.06.27
Tomomi Okazaki, Former Senior Economist

Estimating the labor output gap of migration workers in Japan ― A shortage of 400,000 to 600,000 people in the next 20 years? ―

2022.06.20
Shingo Takeshima, Senior Economist

30 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, former Soviet Republics move away from Russia ~Trajectories of 15 countries including Russia and Ukraine from the data~