The Mitsubishi Economic Research Institute
The origin of The Mitsubishi Economic Research Institute(MERI) dates back to the establishment of the Economic Research Department of Mitsubishi Goshi Kaisha(Mitsubishi Holding Company) in March 1922. The Economic Research Department was reorganized into an independent foundation in April 1932.
MERI has been known, both before and after World War II, as the definitive economic research institute in Japan. Since the establishment of Mitsubishi Research Institute Inc. as a stock company in 1970, MERI has specialized in unique economic analysis and basic research and accomplished many worthy results .
In April 1996, MERI established the Mitsubishi Archives as an affiliated institution to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the founding of Mitsubishi.