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Research Organization of Information and Systems
Center for Social Data Structuring
Job title
Director & Professor
Ph.D. in Psychology(University of California, Irvine)
Other affiliation
The Institute of Statistical Mathematics/ Dpt. of Data Science

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Director & Professor , Transdisplinary Reseacrh Integration Center: Social Data Structuring Center, Research Organization of Information & System
Jan 2011
Jan 2017
Director and Professor, Survey Science Center, The Institute of Statistical Mathamtics
Apr 2005
Professor, Department of Data Science, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics


Cognitive Science, Graduate School, Division of Psychology, Cognitive Science Group, University of California, Irvine
Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, The University of Tokyo

Committee Memberships

Japan Behaviormetric Society  Regent, Chief Secretary
WAPOR  member
International Institution of Sociology (IIS)  member
The Japan Psychology Society  member
The Japan Statistics Society  Rejent, Comittee, Chief Secretary

Awards & Honors

Sep 2015
Can "Happiness" be measured as a scientific scale for evidence-based policy-making?, Ronsetu-syo (Special Article Award), Japan Association for Planning and Public management
Hayashi Chikio Award, The Japanese Association of Behaviormetrics
Winner: YOSHINO Ryozo
The most distinguished Paper Award School ofSocial Science, University of California, Irvine
The most distinguished Paper Award Scholl of Social Sciences University of California, Irvine
Hayashi Award (Distingihed Paper Award) Japan Behaviormetric Society

Published Papers

Proceedings of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics   63(2) 203-228   Feb 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Yoosung Park & Ryozo YOSHINO
proceedings of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics   63(1) 163-195   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Relation of Social Capital to Health and Well-being in the Asia Pacific Values Survey: a Population-based Study
Kazue Yamaoka & Ryozo YOSHINO
Behaviormetrika   42(2) 209-229   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
The Asia-Pacific Values Survey 2010-2014: Cultural Manifold Analysis of National Character
Ryozo YOSHINO、Kiyohisa Shibai、Kosuke NIKAIDO, and Taisuke FUJITA
Bahaviormetrika   42(2) 99-130   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Trust of Nations: Looking for more universal values for interpersonal and international relationships
Behaviormetrika   42(2) 131-166   Sep 2015   [Refereed]


A time to trust – a study on peoples’ sense of trust from a viewpoint of cross-national and longitudinal study on national character -.
Behaviormetrika   29(2) 231-260   2002
A social quantum theory for the analysis of public opinion survey data.
Behaviormetrika   25(2) 111-132   1998
Cultural Manifold Analysis (CULMAN) of National Character: Pof Cross-National Survey.
Yoshino, R., Nikaido, K. & Fujita, T.
Behaviormetrika   36(2) 89-113   2009
A Social Value Survey of China: On the Change and Stability in the Chinese Globalization
Yoshino, R.
Behaviormetrika   33(2) 111-130   2006
Reconstruction of trust on a cultural manifold: sense of trust in longitudinal and cross-national surveys of national chracter.
Yoshino, R.
Baheviormetrika   36(2) 115-147   2005

Books etc

The World of Social Capital
Ryozo YOSHINO (Part:Joint Work, Part II: Sociometrics and Data Analyses)
minerva shobo   Aug 2016   
East Asia Value Survey - Data Science (in Japanese)
Bensei-syuppan   2007   ISBN:978-4-585-03167-3
Mathematical Psychology (in Japanese)
Baifu-kan   2008   ISBN:978-4-563-05895-1
Measuring the mind (in Japanese)
Asakura-syoten   2001   ISBN:4-254-12728-6
Alaysis of Cross-National Survey Data (in Japanese)
Tokyo: Asakura-Syoten   2010   ISBN:978-4-254-12825-3

Conference Activities & Talks

CULMAN (Cultural Manifold Analysis) on the Cross-National Comparative Survey
the 72nd Annual meeting of the psychometric society   11 Jul 2007   
From the East Asia Value Survey to the Asia-Pacific Value Survey— Cross-National Survey on CULMAN (Cultural Manifold Analysis) ---
he 72nd Annual meeting of the psychometric society   10 Jul 2007   
Gender and cultural differences in the relationships
he 72nd Annual meeting of the psychometric society   11 Jul 2007   
CULMAN (Cultural Manifold Analysis)- Methodology of longitudinal and cross-national comparative survey of national character
International conference on survey methods in multiregional and multicultural contexts   27 Jun 2008   
A Cultural Manifold Analysis of East Asia
21 Mar 2010   

Research Grants & Projects

The Asia-Pacific Values Survey --- Cultural Manifold Analysis (CULMAN) on People's Sense of Trust ---
JSPS (The Japan Society for Promotion of Science): Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Ryozo YOSHINO
Asia Pacific Value Survey (The Pacific-Rim Values Survey)
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Ryozo Yoshino
The East Asia Values Survey
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2002 - Mar 2005    Investigator(s): Ryozo Yoshino
A Study of Statitical Science on Acculturation --- Hawaii Resident Survey 1999-2000
Ministry of Education: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research A(2)
Project Year: Apr 1999 - Mar 2002    Investigator(s): Ryozo YOSHINO
A Study of Statistical Science on Acculturation --- Japanese Americans on the West Coast Survey (JAWCS) 1998~2000
Ministry of Education: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 1998 - Mar 2001    Investigator(s): Ryozo YOSHINO