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December
IUJ Ranked in Eduniversal's Best Masters Rankings
Eduniversal, a French consulting company and rating agency, announced its Best Masters Ranking 2012-13. IUJ is ranked in the following 3 fields:* E-Business: 22nd in the world, 1st ... (Dec. 25, 2012) Read More...

Free Bus Service for Hakkai-san ski resort from early January
We are happy to inform you that a special FREE bus servicebetween "Urasa station" and "Hakkai-san" ski resort, about15 km from campus, will begin soon as below.And they have also special ... (Dec. 25, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-22
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-22 "Job satisfaction and confidence of Asian managers in Japanese ... (Dec. 21, 2012) Read More...

IUJ’s MBA Ranked #9 among Top 35
The FindyourMBA.com announced on December 17 its 2012 Rising Stars rankings. This ranking looks specifically at improvements and developments in academic offerings, career services, ... (Dec. 18, 2012) Read More...

Successful Alumni Networking Events in Myanmar and Vietnam
IUJ, the alma mater for more than 3,000 alumni from 112 countries, held alumni networking events in Myanmar and Vietnam in November 2012. These events were aimed to link IUJ alumni, ... (Dec. 13, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Real options approach to renewable energy investments in Mongolia," coauthored by Neal Detert and Koji Kotani, got accepted in a refereed academic journal (forthcoming)
" Real options approach to renewable energy investments in Mongolia, " Energy Policy, Neal Detert and Koji Kotani, forthcomingContributing Scholar Koji Kotani Professor of GSIR, ... (Dec. 10, 2012) Read More...

November
IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-21
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-21 "Spatial Dimensions of Expenditure Inequality and the Role ... (Nov. 30, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Political Decentralization, Subnational Political Capital, and Intergovernmental Transfers in Korea," authored by Jungbu Kim, got accepted in a refereed academic journal
" Political Decentralization, Subnational Political Capital, and Intergovernmental Transfers in Korea, " The American Review of Public Administration, Vol. 43(1), 2013, pp109-129, ... (Nov. 29, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Climatic impacts across agricultural crop yield distributions: An application of quantile regression on rice crops in Andhra Pradesh, India," coauthored by Prabhat Barnwal and Koji Kotani, got accepted in a refereed academic journal
" Climatic impacts across agricultural crop yield distributions: An application of quantile regression on rice crops in Andhra Pradesh, India, " Ecological Economics, Prabhat Barnwal ... (Nov. 28, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-20
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-20 "Back to Normal: Collaborative Emergency Management and ... (Nov. 28, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Tensor Spline Approximation in Economic Dynamics with Uncertainties," coauthored by Moody. T. Chu, Chun-Hung Kuo and Matthew. M. Lin., got accepted in a refereed academic journal
" Tensor Spline Approximation in Economic Dynamics with Uncertainties, " Computational Economics, Moody. T. Chu, Chun-Hung Kuo and Matthew. M. Lin., forthcomingContributing scholar:Chun-Hung ... (Nov. 22, 2012) Read More...

Sports Club NAS Donated an Exercise Machine to IUJ
Sports Club NAS Co., Ltd. of the Daiwa House Group donated an exercise machine to IUJ, and a presentation ceremony was held on November 15 at the IUJ training gym where the machine ... (Nov. 21, 2012) Read More...

Got Your Passport? Let’s Travel Around the World at IUJ!
IUJ’s Fall event, “Around the World at IUJ 2012,” was held at the IUJ campus on Saturday, November 17. In its fourth year, the event was a big success and was enjoyed by 700 guests ... (Nov. 20, 2012) Read More...

Prof. Nakamura To Publish a Book on Japanese Economy
Dr. Osamu Nakamura, Associate Professor of the Graduate School of International Relations, will publish a book entitled, "Income Distribution and Economic Growth of Japan under the ... (Nov. 16, 2012) Read More...

GSIM Signs MOU with International Islamic University Malaysia
The Graduate School of International Management (GSIM) at IUJ has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Science (KENMS) at the International ... (Nov. 15, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Japan’s Failed Experiment:The DPJ and Institutional Change for Political Leadership," authored by Tomohito Shinoda got accepted in a refereed academic journal
" Japan’s Failed Experiment:The DPJ and Institutional Change for Political Leadership ," Asian Survey, Vol.52(5), 2012, pp799-821, Tomohito ShinodaContributing Scholar: Tomohito ... (Nov. 14, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-19
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-19 "Fiscal Stimulus and Labor Market Dynamics in Japan"Coauthor:Ryuta ... (Nov. 14, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Monetary Policy and Yield Curve Dynamics in an Emerging Market: Sri Lankan Perspectives ," authored by Nawalage S. Cooray got accepted in a refereed academic journal
" Monetary Policy and Yield Curve Dynamics in an Emerging Market: Sri Lankan Perspectives ," South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance, Vol.1(1), 2012, Nawalage S. ... (Nov. 13, 2012) Read More...

Research article "When Claimant Characteristics and Prior Performance Predict Bureaucratic Error ," authored by Sangyub Ryu got accepted in a refereed academic journal
" When Claimant Characteristics and Prior Performance Predict Bureaucratic Error ," The American Review of Public Administration, Vol.42(6), 2012, pp695-714, Sangyub Ryu, Contributing ... (Nov. 13, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-18
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-18 "Disruption Management for Commercial Aviation"Coauthor:Wenkai ... (Nov. 8, 2012) Read More...

October
IUJ Welcomed In Its Largest Class
IUJ welcomed its largest incoming class in its 30 year history at the September 28 Welcome Day celebration. 193 students from 32 countries joined an already diversified campus. Student ... (Oct. 10, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Ranks 79th in The Economist’s “Global Top 100 Business Schools”
The Economist today its 2012 MBA rankings, and for the ninth time the Graduate School of International Management (GSIM) at the International University of Japan (IUJ) is listed as ... (Oct. 5, 2012) Read More...

Change in IUJ Leadership
Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka, Professor of Modern Japanese Politics and Diplomacy at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) and Emeritus Professor at the University of Tokyo, ... (Oct. 1, 2012) Read More...

Research article "The Impact of Marginal Tax Reforms on the Supply of Health Related Services in Japan" authored by Kato got accepted in a refereed academic journal
" The Impact of Marginal Tax Reforms on the Supply of Health Related Services in Japan ," Japanese Journal of Social Security Policy, Vol.9(1), 2012, Ryuta Ray Kato, Contributing ... (Oct. 1, 2012) Read More...

September
Tomorrow’s International Officials Participated in “English Program for International Cooperation”
IUJ hosted the “English Program for International Cooperation (EPIC)” on campus from September 11 (Tue) through 19 (Wed). The Program was jointly developed by Meiji University, Rikkyo ... (Sep. 25, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-17
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-17 "Networking Partner Selection and Its Impact on the Perceived ... (Sep. 25, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-16
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-16 "Environmental Shocks, Collaborative Networking, and Organizational ... (Sep. 25, 2012) Read More...

IUJ’s 30th Anniversary Ceremony Held
IUJ, founded in 1982 with the aim of nurturing global leaders, marks its 30th anniversary this year. A commemorative ceremony was held on Tuesday, September 18, at Keidanren Kaikan ... (Sep. 21, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-15
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-15 "Planning under Correlated and Truncated Price and Demand ... (Sep. 21, 2012) Read More...

2013 IUJ Online Admission Application System is Now On!
We are pleased to inform you that IUJ online application system for 2013 admission is now available through IUJ's homepage: http://www.iuj.ac.jp/admis/ Instructions for applicants ... (Sep. 20, 2012) Read More...

Meiji, Rikkyo, and IUJ Project Selected for the MEXT FY2012 Program for Promoting Inter-University Collaborative Education
The program to cultivate young people to contribute to international cooperation in cooperation, among others, with international organizations, a collaboration project between Meiji ... (Sep. 13, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Spatial Dimensionsof Income Inequality and Poverty in Bangladesh: An Analysis of the 2005 and 2010 Household Income and Expenditure Survey Data," co-authored by Zaman and Akita got accepted in a refereed academic journal
"Spatial Dimensionsof Income Inequality and Poverty in Bangladesh: An Analysis of the 2005 and2010 Household Income and Expenditure Survey Data," Bangladesh Development Studies, ... (Sep. 7, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-14
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-14 "Extensive vs. Intensive Margin in Japan"Coauthor: ... (Sep. 4, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-13
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-13 "A Return on Investment Approach to Training Evaluation ... (Sep. 4, 2012) Read More...

August
Research article "Ins and Outs of the Long-Run Unemployment Dynamics,” authored by Miyamoto got accepted in a refereed academic journal. (Forthcoming)
"Ins and Outs of the Long-Run Unemployment Dynamics," Applied Economics Letters, Hiroaki Miyamoto (Forthcoming). Contributing Scholar: Hiroaki Miyamoto, Associate Professor of GSIR, IUJ (Aug. 28, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-12
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-12 "Voluntary participation in community collaborative forest ... (Aug. 28, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-11
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-11 "Evaluating the potentials of a marketable permits system ... (Aug. 28, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-10
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-10 "Real options approach to renewable energy investments ... (Aug. 28, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-09
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-09 "Learning style and confidence: an empirical investigation ... (Aug. 28, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-08
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-08 "On fundamental performance of a marketable permits system ... (Aug. 27, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-07
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-07 "Business Strategy and Overcoming Lack of Market Institutions ... (Aug. 22, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-06
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-06 "Human Resource Management in Japanese Companies Expanding ... (Aug. 22, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-05
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-05 "Fairness and job satisfaction of Japanese multinationals ... (Aug. 2, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-04
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-04 "Growth and Non-Regular Employment"Author: ... (Aug. 2, 2012) Read More...

July
GSIR Signed an Agreement with Syiah Kuala University in Indonesia
The Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR) signed a Technical Academic Agreement (TAA) in July 2012 with Syiah Kuala University. This University is located in Banda Aceh ... (Jul. 24, 2012) Read More...

GSIM Signs MOU with Mongolian University of Science and Technology
The Graduate School of International Management (GSIM) at IUJ has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Computer Science and Management School (CSMS) at Mongolian University ... (Jul. 9, 2012) Read More...

June
Graduation Ceremony for Class of 2012 Held
IUJ's MA and MBA Graduation Ceremony for 2012 was held on June 26, 2012, on a beautiful sunny day. 184 students from 35 countries/regions graduated in good standings.In his congratulatory ... (Jun. 28, 2012) Read More...

Prof. Wakayama Published Jointly Edited Book on Emerging Asia
Dr. Toshiro Wakayama, Professor, Graduate School of International Management, co-edited a book entitled, "Global Strategies for Emerging Asia," with Dr. Anil Gupta and Dr. U. Srinivasa ... (Jun. 21, 2012) Read More...

IUJ, Meiji and Rikkyo Concludes Agreement on Nurturing International Cooperation Personnel
On June 18, IUJ, Meiji University, and Rikkyo University signed an agreement on academic collaboration to nurture young people to contribute to international cooperation. The signing ... (Jun. 20, 2012) Read More...

MBA class visits leading Steel Corporation
On June 4, 2012, about 23 students from Professor Wenkai Li’s Operations Management class visited one of the main production centers of JFE Steel Corporation, located in Chiba prefecture, ... (Jun. 14, 2012) Read More...

IUJ with Meiji and Rikkyo to Launch Intensive English Program on International Cooperation
IUJ collaborates with Meiji University and Rikkyo University to launch the “Summer Intensive English Program” for 9 days from September 11 (Tue) to 19 (Wed), 2012.This Program, developed ... (Jun. 11, 2012) Read More...

Research article "The effect of net migration on the population-growth relationship in Indonesia,” co-authored by Suyanto and Kotani got accepted in a refereed academic journal.
"The effect of net migration on the population-growth relationship in Indonesia," Asian Journal of Empirical Research, Suyanto and Koji Kotani. Contributing Scholars: Alumni: Suyanto, ... (Jun. 4, 2012) Read More...

May
HR Managers Challenge Global Resources Issues
On Friday, May 18, 2012, the “HR Network Conference” series was launched at the IUJ campus. The event received 26 HR managers from 24 top-tier corporations as respected guests. This ... (May. 29, 2012) Read More...

Research article "International Trade, Capital Transfer and Economic Growth of the Vietnamese Economy in the Context of Asia and the Pacific: An Econometric Analysis with a Global Model" authored by Nakamura got accepted in a refereed academic journal
"International Trade, Capital Transfer and Economic Growth of the Vietnamese Economy in the Context of Asia and the Pacific: An Econometric Analysis with a Global Model," Journal ... (May. 25, 2012) Read More...

3,000 People Enjoyed IUJ’s International Festival 2012
IUJ with a support from Minami Uonuma City celebrated its 30th anniversary with a gala International Festival on Saturday, May 19. It was a perfect sunny day for the occasion. Over ... (May. 22, 2012) Read More...

MBA class visit to leading precision plastic company Hakkai
hakkai CO., LTD. is a leading edge precision plastic manufacturing company located in Niigata, Japan. Its current president, Akihiko Seki, is an IUJ alumnus of the Class of MBA 1998.On ... (May. 18, 2012) Read More...

Research article, A chapter "Renewable resource and open access models" authored by Kotani was published a book.
A chapter "Renewable resource and open access models" authored by Koji Kotani, Associate Professor ofGraduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan ... (May. 16, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Challenges to Toyota Caused by Recall Problems, Social Networks, and Digitization," authored by Jay Rajasekera got accepted in a refereed academic journal
"Challenges to Toyota Caused by Recall Problems, Social Networks, and Digitization," Asian Academy of Management Journal, Vol.17, 2012, Jay RajasekeraWhen Prof. Rajasekera listed ... (May. 11, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Bank risk and non-interest income activities in the Indonesian banking industry," co-authored by Kakinaka, Miyamoto and Wahyu got accepted in a refereed academic journal
"Bank risk and non-interest income activities in the Indonesian banking industry," Journal of Asian Economics, Makoto Kakinaka, Hiroaki Miyamoto and Wahyu Yuwana HidayatContributing ... (May. 11, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Students Travel to Two Cities in Vietnam for ASEAN Entrepreneurship Project
Five MBA students are ready to fly to two cities in Vietnam (including Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi) to conduct an in-depth market research project for a Japanese company based in Thailand ... (May. 8, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Exchange rate movements in a dollarized economy: The case of Cambodia," co-authored by Lay, Kakinaka and Kotani got accepted in refereed academic journal
"Exchange rate movements in a dollarized economy: The case of Cambodia," ASEAN Economic Bulletin, Vol.29(1), 2012, pp65-78, Sok Heng Lay, Makoto Kakinaka and Koji KotaniContributing ... (May. 1, 2012) Read More...

Research article " Climatic impacts on crop yield and its variability in Nepal: Do they vary across seasons and altitudes?," co-authored by Poudel and Kotani got accepted in a refereed academic journal
"Climatic impacts on crop yield and its variability in Nepal: Do they vary across seasons and altitudes?," Climatic change, Santosh Poudel and Koji Kotani, forthcomingContributing ... (May. 1, 2012) Read More...

Two Students Invited to Youth Development Seminar in Sudan
One day in February, IUJ received an email from an alumnus working at the Islamic Development Bank. The message said, "We are hosting an international seminar on youth development ... (May. 1, 2012) Read More...

IUJ’s Rare Collection of Arabic and Persian Language Books Now Searchable Via Online
Thanks to a grant from National Institute of Informatics (NII), a Japanese government organization promoting IT infrastructure, a rare collection of Arabic and Persian language works ... (May. 1, 2012) Read More...

April
IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-03
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-03 "Bank Risk and Non-Interest Income Activities in the Indonesian ... (Apr. 17, 2012) Read More...

March
IRP Students Made Field Trip to Tokyo
"February 28, an IRP field trip and a day of delight and discovery"Reported by:Ms. Thuy Dieu Vu (Vietnam)IRP Class of 2012It seems just like yesterday that I, along with the other ... (Mar. 27, 2012) Read More...

Afghan Delegates Visited IUJ
IUJ proudly welcomed a 10-member delegation of officials from various government ministries of Afghanistan on campus March 13 to learn about IUJ first hand, and meet 5 Afghani scholars ... (Mar. 21, 2012) Read More...

The Calendar of the Academic Year 2012-2013 is now available.
The calendar of the Academic Year 2012-2013 is now available here. (Mar. 9, 2012) Read More...

One more chance to join GSIR in Fall 2012 (Additional Screening)
The Graduate School of International Relations (“International Relations Program”, “International Development Program” and “Public Management and Policy Analysis Program”) has decided ... (Mar. 8, 2012) Read More...

One more chance to join GSIM in Fall 2012 (Overseas 3rd Intake)
The Graduate School of International Management (MBA and E-Business Management Programs) has decided to provide one more opportunity for residents of countries other than Japan to ... (Mar. 7, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Signs MOU with Kyrgyz National University Named After Jusup Balasagyn
IUJ has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kyrgyz National University Named After Jusup Balasagyn on March 1, 2012. The MOU stipulates that both institutions will ... (Mar. 5, 2012) Read More...

February
IUJ MBA ranked 1st in Asia by CNN Expansión
The IUJ MBA has been recognised as one of the leading MBAs in the world in the international ranking published by CNN Expansión, Mexico’s leading business magazine. IUJ is placed 1st ... (Feb. 17, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Students Awarded by Mayor on a Stage Made of Snow
IUJ students were honored by the Mayor of Minami Uonuma and the City’s Tourism Department for their outstanding contribution to our area on Saturday, February 11, 2012. About 30 students ... (Feb. 16, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Portfolio Allocation as Leadership Strategy: Intra-party Bargaining in Japan," got accepted in a refereed academic journal
"Portfolio Allocation as Leadership Strategy: Intra-party Bargaining in Japan," American Journal of Political Science, Yoshikuni Ono, forthcomingContributing Scholars: Yoshikuni ... (Feb. 10, 2012) Read More...

Tourism Promotion Websites by IUJ Students Now Exhibited on City’s Homepage
In the fall 2011 term, students of an E-Biz class, “Foundation of Web Technologies,” created websites in 5 groups to promote tourism in Minami-Uonuma City targeted at Temple-lovers. ... (Feb. 3, 2012) Read More...

January
IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-02
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-02 Financing Emissions Reduction in Asia: Policy Options and ... (Jan. 31, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Students Competed in CAT-G Global Final Round
On December 18, a team of 4 IUJ students (Francisco Campoy from Bolivia, Ganesh Ramaswamy from India, Niku Sissonen from Finland, and Ekkaphap Thengtrirat from Thailand) participated ... (Jan. 30, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Student’s Paper Accepted for Presentation
We are very honored to announce that a paper co-written by an IUJ student has been accepted for presentation at the Student Conference on Research in Asia-Pacific Studies hosted by ... (Jan. 30, 2012) Read More...

IUJ Research Institute Working Paper published: EMS-2012-01
The following IUJ Research Institute Working Paper Series is now available online. Economics & Management SeriesEMS-2012-01 The Web Accessibility Crisis of Korea's ElectronicGovernment: ... (Jan. 24, 2012) Read More...

Research article "Political decentralization, subnational political capital, and intergovernmental transfers in Korea" got accepted in a refereed academic journal
"Political decentralization, subnational political capital, and intergovernmental transfers in Korea," The American Review of Public Administration,Jungbu Kim, forthcoming Contributing ... (Jan. 10, 2012) Read More...

Research article "The determinants of household energy demand in rural Beijing: Can environmentally friendly technologies be effective?" by IUJ Alum and Prof. Kotani got accepted in a refereed academic journal
"The determinants of household energy demand in rural Beijing: Can environmentally friendly technologies be effective?," Energy Economics, Zhang Jingchao and Koji Kotani, forthcomingIUJ ... (Jan. 6, 2012) Read More...

New Year's Greetings from IUJ President
Happy New Year! I wish you a heartfelt, safe and happy 2012.As the New Year opens, I cannot help look back on 2011, a year that was engulfed by "big waves" like the 3.11 East Japan ... (Jan. 1, 2012) Read More...



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