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.

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

Macroeconomic Forecast and Themes for 2024 and Beyond

Takuma Hashimoto, Senior Economist

EU Legislation Update ~Including Trends in the European Parliament Elections in June

Hiroshi Kurihara, Senior Economist

Impact of the U.S. Presidential Election on the U.S.-China Conflict

Shingo Ito, Senior Economist

Latest Trends and Features of China's Economic Strategy - Key Points after the National People's Congress

Yasuyuki Kuratsu, Nonresident Senior Fellow

Global Economic, Financial and Exchange Rate Outlook and Risks in 2024

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.

Hidehiko Takiguchi, International Energy Consultant

Energy News from New York No.245: Feel Like Traveling

Bachtiar Alam, Associate Professor, University of Indonesia

Constitutional Court Completely Dismisses Presidential Election Challenge What Are the Prospects for Political Realignment after the Verdict?

Hidehiko Takiguchi, International Energy Consultant

Energy News from New York No.244: Two Worlds Made by Nuclear Power

Toshiyuki Takahashi, Senior Economist

Global Auto Company’s Restructuring of China Businesses - Expanding Use of China as an Export Base of New Energy Vehicles to Take Advantage of China Costs and Speed

Hidehiko Takiguchi, International Energy Consultant

Energy News from New York No.243: U.S. LNG Got the Best Position