|Research Group on European Politics|
A group of young scholars from Waseda University, Nagoya University, Tohoku University, and universities
in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area conducting research on European politics from a comparative perspective.
||"The Trend toward Swedish-Style Parliamentary Democracy: The Historical Significance of the 1909 Parliamentary Reform"|
||"Political Regime Change and National Unity: A Comparative Analysis of Post-Communist States"|
||"Scandinavianism in International Relations in the 19th Century"|
||"The Dilemma of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD): A Shift toward Right-Wing Libertarianism?"|
||"The Impact of Resident Participation on Local Government"|
||"The Convergence of Leftist Groups and Ethnic Minorities in the Baltic States"|
||"Voting Behaviour and Its Effect on the Party System in Post-Communist Countries"|
||"The Bosnian Conflict and International Intervention"|
||"A Study of the German Church Tax (Kirchensteuer)"|
||"Democracy, Globalization, and Ethnic Diversity:Theory Building and Multiple Regression Analysis in Post-Communist Countries"|
|Internationel Conference for Junior Researchers|
Graduate students and participants in the International Exchange Program for Junior Researchers use these conferences, conducted in English, as a forum to present research reports and engage in discussion on topics related to GLOPE,s central interests.
||Selection Session for the Beijing Conference
||A selection session was conducted for the Beijing Conference held in December 2005|
Kumi Suzuki, "A Preliminary Experiment on the Role of Large Speculators in Currency Crises"
Youhei Mitani, "What Factors Are Responsible for Decision Making in a Threshold Environmental Goods Experiment: A Consideration of Hypothetical Bias in Stated Preference"
Daisuke Udagawa, "Priority and the Veil of Ignorance"
Kenichi Tamura, "Contemporary Japanese Local Public Finance:The Case of Hyogo"
Huang Wei, "The Impact of Income Inequality on Sustainable Economic Growth through Financial Imperfections: Implications for China"
Yoshihiro Tomaru, "Endogenous Timing in a Mixed Duopoly with Asymmetric Cost Functions"
Takanori Wajima, "Evolution of Informal Financial Institutions in Premodern Japan, Based on Tanomoshi(Mujin)-Ko to Cope with the Increase in Liquidity Demand"
Zhang Zhi, "Labor Mobility among Industries in China"
Masahito Saito," Environmental Policy and Overcompliance"
Toshihiro Kikuchi, "Education, Distributive Justice, and Adverse Selection in Universities"