Asian Growth Research Institute
AGI (Asian Growth Research Institute) was established on September 1, 1989 as a foundation under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (formerly the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture). Its principal assets amount to 937,352,000 yen. The Institute aims to contribute to knowledge and understanding of development issues in Asia and it also seeks to encourage international cooperation. To attain these goals it conducts research on economic and social issues in Asia and promotes international academic exchanges.