The Information Center for Social Science Research on Japan was reorganized and
renamed the Center for Social Research and Data Archives in 2009.
The Center comprises four groups which are: the Research Infrastructure Group,the Social Survey Research Group, the Quantitative Social Research Group, and the International Survey Research Group.
The Research Infrastructure Group manages SSJ Data Archive (SSJDA). The Social Survey Research Group conducts the Japanese Life Course Panel Survey (JLPS). The Social Survey Research Group has also cooperated with Osaka University of Commerce to conduct the Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS) between the academic year 1998-2012.
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