The Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation

Project

Project

Center for Social Systems Innovation Project List (FY2017)

  • I. Environment and Resource System Innovation Section
    • ●Research on global green supply chains
    • ●Research on the Introduction and Diffusion of New Resources and Technologies to Protect the Environment
      • ・Research on green innovation in the global economy
    • ●Research on Social Systems to Achieve Efficient  Environmental and Resource
      • ・Research on extended producer responsibility in Asia
        ・Research on systems innovation for the electric and gas business and the water supply and sewage business
        ・Interdisciplinary research on management and disclosure of intangible assets
        ・International comparative research on current state and role of social environmental information disclosure
  • II. Medical and Welfare System Innovation Section
    • ●Research on the Management of Healthcare Institutions
      • ・Management system of Healthcare Institutions
        ・ICT system research for health, medical and welfare
    • ●Market Analysis of Medical and Health Services and Research on Reform of the Medical Insurance System
      • ・Demand analysis of medical and health services and reforms to the medical insurance system
        ・Research on institutional reform and system innovation in light of the declining birth rates and the aging populations in Asia
  • III. Finance and IT System Innovation Section
    • ●Research on Financial and Social Systems Corresponding to Progress of IT
      • ・Research on the social innovation brought about by FinTech (financial technology)
        ・Analysis and deliberation on the impact of the development of IT, artificial intelligence, and robotics on labor law and employment policy
    • ●Research on social systems surrounding IT
      • ・Application of experimentation and survey methodology in the social sciences (creation of a center for experimental and survey research)
        ・Research on application of artificial intelligence in computational social science
    • ●Research Aimed at Innovation of Monetary Policy
      • ・Financial economic analysis using DSGE model
        ・Risk management of comprehensive financial and fiscal policy: theory, demonstration, and simulation
  • IV. Agriculture System Section
    • ●Regeneration of Japanese Agriculture under Globalization
      • ・Regeneration of Japanese agriculture and rural districts under globalization
    • ●Research on agricultural model to improve productivity and income in developing countries
      • ・Contract cultivation and subcontracting: role of contract in the development of developing countries
  • V. Market Research Section
    • ●Research on Individual and Business Behavior and on Inter-Business Relations
      • ・Neuroeconomic research on thinking and decision-making
        ・Innovation for the creation of resilient supply chains and management that can withstand high-level risk, such as large-scale natural disasters
        ・Theoretical and empirical research on trade, the environment, and direct investment
        ・Computers and society
        ・Revitalizing Japanese agriculture and farm communities in light of globalization
    • ●Research on Macro-Level Growth and Innovation
      • ・Research on escaping from the middle-income trap
        ・Research on innovation in developing nations
        ・The role of development of international trade and financial market in growing economies with structural changes
        ・Research on interdependence and sustainability of regional economies through cooperation among Pacific Rim countries
        ・Research on urbanization and agglomeration in China
        ・Economic analysis of impact of urbanization and migration in China on international trade and FDI
  • VI. Social System Research Section
    • ●Research on Social Systems and Innovation
      • ・Building a platform to promote social systems reforms
        ・The role of the legal system pertaining to intellectual property in science and technology innovation
        ・Integrated research on economic history and business history through a reexamination of company documents
    • ●Research on Globalization and Social Systems
      • ・The Legitimacy of Social Institutions and Its Transformation in a Globalized Era
        ・Creation of a center for research on policy and system design related to multicultural societies
        ・Research on Policy Relevant Science(PRS)
        ・Micro-foundation empirical research on the legitimacy of international organization and institution
    • ●Research on Corporate and Governmental Governance
      • ・Corporate governance and financial reporting
        ・New public governance
        ・Research on governance systems in the ASEAN latecomer nations (CLMV)
    • ●Research on Risk and Social Systems
      • ・Conflicts in developing countries and social reconstruction and poverty reduction
        ・Research on insurance system and law from the viewpoint of law, economics and practical affairs
        ・Interdisciplinary research on the possibility of development of disaster communication using various expression methods -Based on safety and security-
        ・Recommendations on building economic and social systems that are resilient to major disaster risk
        ・Disaster recovery research
    • ●Research on Methods and Practices for Interdisciplinary Research and Education
      • ・Econo-Legal Studies Program
        ・Econo-Legal Studies (ELS) Global Initiative
        ・Creating a hub for empirical research and education related to microdata analysis of official statistics
  • VII. Entrepreneurship Research Section
    • ●Research on Entrepreneurship Aimed at Producing Innovation
      • ・Creation of a global base on scientific and technological entrepreneurship research for region creation through production of innovation
        ・Entrepreneurship and regional development -Measures to support business development in local areas and financing-