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Humanities and Social Sciences
Section, University-Industry Cooperation and Research Program Division, Research Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) 7F,
Kojimachi Business Center,
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN

+81-3-3263-1106, 4645

+81-3-3263-1716

h-s@jsps.go.jp

Topic-Setting Program to Advance Cutting-Edge Humanities and Social Sciences Research

Selected Projects

     FY2018 Project      FY2015 Project     FY2013 Project

FY2018 Project period:3 years

Openly recruited research

Research Area A :Empirical research for designing policies that take ethical perspectives (such as intergenerational equity, sustainability, and social safety) into consideration

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Interfamilial Succession or M&A? A Survey of Family Firms in Okinawa Ichihiro Uchida Professor, Faculty of Economics, Aichi University  
Creating fundamental concepts of society and value based Techonology and
Brain science
Takako Yoshida Associate Professor, School of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Techonology  

Research Area B :Study on Achieving Social Diversity for LGBT and Sexual Minorities

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Building the support system to make a family of LGBT parties by the assisted reproductive technology and the adoption Shuhei Ninomiya Professor, College of law, Ritsumeikan University  

Research Area C :Reconstructing multicultural communities in a depopulating society

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Shrinking Strategy with Dignity for Rehabilitation and Revitalization of
Community
Tomohide Atsumi Professor, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University  
Heritage and Diversity in Local Communities: Perspectives from the Frontier of Demographic Change Yoshitaka Kumagai Director, Institute for Asian Studies and Regional Collaboration, Akita International University  
Unveiling the charm of Japanese mountainous towns that attract and support population inflow: A transdisciplinary action research in Yamanashi prefecture Yasuo Takahashi Researcher, Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services Area, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies  
Multiculturalism through the dynamics of practices and policy: Osaka's model of participation of migrants and its policy proposal Sachi Takaya Associate Professor, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University   

Research Area D :Interdisciplinary research on forgetting with construction of social corresponding base

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Cognitive / economical evaluations on web-systems including human memory characteristics Junya Morita Associate Professor, Faculty of Informatics, Shizuoka University  

Affiliation is information at the time of the selection.

FY2015 Project period:3 years

Topic-Setting research

Research Area: Interrelationship between institutions, culture, public spirit, and socioeconomic systems

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
The Effects of Institutions and Culture on Social Norms and Public Morality: Laboratory and Field Experiments *1 Masaru Sasaki Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University  

Research Area: Formation of an “illness culture” and analysis of its present-day significance—Considering the history of societal development

History of Medicine and the Present Society: Contextualization of the Past Measures against Infectious Diseases and Construction of Dialogues between Medical Historians and the Contemporary Agencies Akihito Suzuki Professor of History, School of Economics, Keio University

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Openly recruited research

Research Area A: Interrelationship between institutions, culture, public spirit, and socioeconomic systems

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Process design for public decision making in complex situations involving conflicts between individual profit and public benefit *1 Susumu Ohnuma Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University  
Modeling and Implementation Study of Effective and Sustainable Disaster Tradition Shosuke Sato Assistant professor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University

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Project on the Impact and Effectiveness of Poverty Reduction Programs for Children and Adolescents Aya Abe Professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Tokyo Metropolitan University

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A Study of Interconnectedness between Konbu Culture in Japan and Economic Connections of the Places for Producing Konbu in Hokkaido *2 Takayuki Saito Lecturer, The Faculty of Rehabilitation and Care, Seijoh University  
Research on the Society with Empathy and Creation of New Industry by Social Business Tadashi Yagi Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Doshisha University

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Research Area B: Building an anxiety-free care system in a shrinking society; Establishing a lifeline infrastructure

Standard Evaluating  Comprehensive Plan for Medical Care and Long-Term Care --- from two viewpoints of utilizing home *1 Tomoyuki Kato Professor, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University  
Development of indicators for sustainable livelihood in regional communities Takaaki Ohnishi Associate Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo

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Development of the safe and trusted care system and life infrastructure in local communities under the depopulation *1 Hikaru Samuta Professor, Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Kanazawa University  
Research for Developing and Socially Implementing Livelihood Support through a Multigenerational Collaboration Model Yoshinori Fujiwara Research Team Director, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology  

Affiliation is information at the time of the selection.
*1   Extend the research period until March 31, 2019
*2   Extend the research period until December 31, 2018

FY2013 Project period:2 years

Topic-Setting research

Research Area:Structure of Japanese Society Based on Dynamic Trends of a Population

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
A Policy Evaluation and Recommendation for the Measures for Declining Birth Rate in Japan Masahiro Abe Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University

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Research Area:The Ideal Method of Social System Enabling Appropriate Correspondence for an Emergency

A Social Scientific Research on Effective and Prompt Measures for a National Emergency Makoto Saito Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University

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Openly recruited research

Research Area A:Creation of the Regional Potential by the Enhancement of Humanities and Social Science for Tourism

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Border Tourism: Local Initiatives and the Making of a Region*1 Akihiro Iwashita Professor, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University

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A Demonstrative Research of the Establishment of Academic Tourism by Utilizing and Circulating Private Cultural Assets Mina Ando Researcher, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts

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A Study of Academic Regional Tourism Based on Academic Resources and Knowledge*1 Hiroshi Horii CEO, Academic Research Unit, AMANE.LLC

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Research Area B:Evaluation Analysis on a Regulatory Reform

Current Status and Issues regarding Regulatory Reforms toward Expanding Employment Opportunities in Bankruptcy Law and Labor Law Hisashi Ikeda Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University

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The future of the public-private mixed provision of health care in the context of pressures of the deregulation reform Tomoyuki Kato Professor, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University

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Benefit Analysis on Regulatory Reform of Property Market by Abolishing the Protection Rule of Short Time Tenancy*2 Hideo Fukui Professor, Graduate School of Policy Studies, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Research Area C:Evaluation on the Social and Economic Effects of Education Policy

An Empirical Study of the Effects of Educational Investment and Cognitive Development of Children on their Outcomes as Young Adults Including Motivation to Learn, Employment, and Earnings*1 Hideo Akabayashi Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University

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Research Area D:Scientific Practice on an Enforcing the Endogenous Activity of the Community and Specialist towards Realization of Convivial Society

A Barrier-Free Mental Health Care by Development of Internet-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy and a Support Network*1 Haruhiko Shimoyama Professor, Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo

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Urban Planning Centered Around Hospitals*1 Yukiko Ito Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tokyo Gakugei University

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Developing a Culture of Care in a Mutually Supporting Local Community: A Clinical Philosophy Project*1 Shinji Hamauzu Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University

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A Study on Roles as Disaster Prevention Revival Resources of the Social Welfare for the Elderly-People Facilities in the Stricken Areas*1 Takehiko Otsuka Professor, Department of Architecture, Akashi National College of Technology

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Affiliation is information at the time of the selection.
*1   Extend the research period until March 31, 2016
*2   Extend the research period until March 31, 2019