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 Urban Institute was established in 1st, December, 2015 as a leading economics research institute under Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. The main focus of the institute is to conduct empirical and theoretical economic research on complex urban development problems and provide effective policy recommendations. It also promotes education and research on regional and urban development economic discipline. Aging population, depletion of energy, environmental pollution including climate change and biodiversity, natural disasters, health, education and social welfare are some of timely important issues throughout the world. Urban Institute researches these problems multi-faceted and multi-disciplinary approach. The research findings have been published in many leading economics journals, such as Econometrica, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, Economics Letters, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Experimental Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, Public Choice, International Economic Review, Land Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, Global Environmental Change, Nature, and Science.

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 To be the best in economic research on sustainable urban and regional development problems and provide policy recommendation in collaboration with international and local authorities to achieve sustainable development.

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  Shunsuke Managi (Director)
  Kenichi Tsukahara (Deputy
  Director)
  Reiko Aoki
  Shinto Teramoto
  Shigemi Kagawa

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  Tatsuyoshi Saijo, Hitotsubashi
  University
  Koji Kotani, Kochi Institute of
  Technology
  Nori Tarui, University of Hawaii
  Yuto Kitamura, University of Tokyo

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  Sir Partha Dasgupta, University of
  Cambridge

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Satoshi Toi
Yoshinao Oeda
Nobuhiro Horii
Hirofumi Nakayama
Satoquo Seino
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Chiaki Matsunaga
Noriyasu Kachi
Kong Joo Shin
Tetsuya Tamaki
Shinya Ikeda
Kazuhito Higa
Hiroki Nakamura
Wataru Nozawa
Mihoko Wakamatsu
Hironori Hayashi
DarshanaRajapaksa
Moinul Islam
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