|Facility:||Institute of Economic Research Library|
|Address:||2-1 Naka, Kunitachi, Tokyo, 186-8603|
|E-mail:||library-www#ier.hit-u.ac.jp (Please replace # with @)|
Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays,
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About the Library:
The IER library holds about 132,350 of Japanese and Chinese books (和漢書 Wakansho) and 210,139 of Western books (洋書 Yō-sho). The Library also holds 12,009 of microfilms and 141,576 of microfiche. Most of the library's holdings are related to economics and statistics throughout the world.
The Institute of Economic Research (IER) was founded in 1940 as the Institute of Research on the East Asian Economies at Tokyo University of Commerce. In 1949, the name was changed to Institute of Economic Research. Since its opening, the IER has contributed to the economic research of modern Japan. The following year, 1950, the IER started publishing "The Economic Review." Lately, its activities have expanded to other Asian countries.
Today, the IER consists of five departments:
The IER has affiliated research centers, including the Research Centre for Information and Statistics of Social Science (RCISS) 社会科学統計情報センター, the Center for Economic Institutions 経済制度研究センター, and the Center for Intergenerational Studies 世代間問題研究機構.
Contemporary Economies 現代経済研究部門
Comparative Economic Systems 経済体制研究部門
Economic Systems Analysis 経済システム解析研究部門
Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects different romanization system used by an individual institution.
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