EVENT | Sheila Jasanoff to be awarded the SSRC’s Hirschman Prize on 11/30, which recognizes excellence in research, theory, and public communication, in the tradition of economist Albert O. Hirschman’s pioneering role in social science and public policy.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS | As part of the Social Data Initiative, we invite researchers to study the role of social media in elections and democracy. Successful applicants will be permitted access to a large, global dataset of news website URLs circulated on Facebook.
The SSRC is proud to announce that Sheila Sen Jasanoff is the recipient of the 2018 Albert O. Hirschman Prize, the Council’s highest honor.
Abe Fellowship recipient Masazumi Wakatabe appointed as Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan.
Abe Journalism Fellow (2016) Alana Semuels explores how Japanese public schools serve the needs of students across economic backgrounds in article for the Atlantic.