Research Activities

Research Projects 2023

Social Transformation of the Arab Gulf States under the Promoting Social Engagement of Youth


This study aims to elucidate the reality and dynamism of the social transformations in the Arab Gulf states under the National Development Visions. We focus on the expansion and promotion of social engagement of youth and attempt to measure impacts by analyzing related policy initiatives, such as enlargement of higher education and human resource development, nationalization of labor force, fostering private sector and entrepreneurship, promoting innovation, enhancing participatory governance, and public awareness and social identification.


April 2022 - March 2024

Role Member
[ Organizer ] Ishiguro, Hirotake
[ Co-researcher ] Saito, Jun
[ Co-researcher ] Tsuchiya, Ichiki
[ Co-researcher ] Goto, Manami(Akita University Assistant Professor)
[ Co-researcher ] Horinuki, Koji(The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan Senior Researcher)
[ Co-researcher ] Matsuo, Masaki (Utsunomiya University Professor)
[ Co-researcher ] Mita, Kaori(The University of Tokyo Project Researcher)

*Affiliations are as of April 2023.

Expected Outcome
  • Book published by IDE (Japanese)