Research Center for the Relationship between Market Economy and Non-market Institutions

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This website provides information on the Research Center for the Relationship between Market Economy and Non-market Institutions, a Center of Excellence (COE) program in the Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo.

We were delighted to learn that Prof.Eric S Maskin has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics this year. We would like to express our heartfelt ongratulations to him for this greatest of achievements. Professor Maskin was as our COE fellow in 2004, and we had the honor of hosting him on May 11 and 12, 2004 for a fascinating series of lectures on "social choice theory and cooperative game heory".
We wish Prof. Maskin many more years of continued successes.
We were delighted to learn that Prof. Yunus and the Grameen Bank have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize at 2006 . We would like to express our heartfelt congratulations to them for this greatest of achievements. We hope that such public ecognition will contribute futher to alleviating poverty in the world. On Jan. 26, 2005, we had the honor of hosting Prof. Yunus at the university of Tokyo for a fascinating lecture. We wish Prof. Yunus and the Grameen Bank many more years of continued successes.

 

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January 20, 2009 The final report on our project has been published (in Japanese).
March 31, 2008 FY2003 21st Century COE Program has fulfilled..

 

August 14, 2007 ``Advances in Development Economics The 30th Anniversary of Yotopoulos and Nugent "Economics of Development: Empirical Investigations"'' was held on August 8.
July 5, 2007 ``Tokyo Workshop on Spatial Economics'' was held on June 30 and July 1.
December 23, 2006 Announcement for our new research project, "Studies on Suicide (SOS)." Please see the PDF file for details.
November 7, 2006

Announcement for the "University of Tokyo COE-CIRJE Conference on Markets and Organizations in Economic Development" (program is here).

Pre-registration is required (see here for details).

Workshops

The 21 Century COE Program's Research Center for the Relationship between Market Economy and Non-market Institutions promotes various research projects and workshops, as outlined below:

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Discussion Papers

The results of research are regularily published as COE Discussion Papers

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