In FY 2011/2012 the following research activities are conducted.
|Political Participation by “the Excluded” in Latin America（4-04）||UETANI Naokatsu|
|Social Welfare and Governmentality in Emerging Countries（4-05）||MURAKAMI Kaoru|
|Political, Economic, and Social Issues in Latin America（4-07）||USAMI Koichi|
|Basic Income in the Emerging Countries: Theories and Discussions（4-08）||USAMI Koichi|
|Costa Rica: Latin America's Small Dragon, or the Region's Unique Social Democracy?（4-12）||YAMAOKA Kanako|