Introduction to data and resources available at Statistics Bureau Japan
Organised by: The GenTime Project at the Department of Sociology, Oxford, sponsored by the European Research Council, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and the Economic and Social Research Council
Location: LLR Room, Nuffield College, University of Oxford
Date: 9 January 2020

The symposium aims to showcase data collected and made available to researchers by the Japanese Statistical Bureau. It will have two parts. In the first part two Japanese statisticians: Professor Hiroe Tsubaki (Director-General, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo; former president of the National Statistics Centre, Japan) and Dr Kiyomi Shirakawa (Deputy Director, National Statistics Centre, Japan) will talk about the statistical data collected by Statistics Bureau Japan with a particular focus on the data that can be used by scholars residing outside Japan. These presentations will be followed by Prof Nobuko Nagase (Ochanomizu University) and Mr Minoru Yagishita (Tokyo Metropolitan University) presenting their own research carried out using the data from the Statistics Bureau, Japan

The event is free, but registration is required.

We are looking forward to your participation!

Prof. Man-Yee Kan, Dr. Ekaterina Hertog, Dr. Muzhi Zhou, Dr. Shohei Yoda, and Dr. Kamila Kolpashnikova