Current Research

Currently, we are; 1) actively responding to the effort of the entire government on the statistical reform through improving GDP statistics, 2) intensifying research efforts on macroeconomy and productivity, to enlarge synergy effects between statistical work and research work, and 3) pursuing research that contribute to the making of the economic and social vision reflecting the progress of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Current Research Topics

Improving GDP statistics

  • Research on transferring to the system based on Supply and Use Tables (SUT)
  • Research on measuring medical issues, elderly care, and educational output, among other topics
  • Research on measuring the sharing economy.


  • Business Cycle and Business Cycle Indicators
  • Maintaining and improving the Short-Run Macroeconometric Model of the Japanese Economy
  • Research on household economic behaviors
  • Research on corporate behaviors

Research on productivity

  • Organizational management and productivity
  • Digital economy and productivity

Research on digital economy

  • AI/IoT, employment and labor market
  • Measuring the digital economy(re-shown)
  • Digital economy and productivity(re-shown)

Research on regional economy