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About RIETI

The Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) is a policy think tank established in Japan in 2001 and undertakes public policy studies and analyses, and makes policy proposals.

About RIETI

Features

KAWAGUCHI Daiji's Photo

Development and Utilization of Human Resources in an Era of a Declining Population: Work style reform holds the key to bringing out the skills and talent of people

February 17, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Jason FURMAN's Photo

US tariffs are an arbitrary and regressive tax

February 15, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Jason FURMAN (Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers) / Katheryn RUSS (Associate Professor of Economics at University of California, Davis; Faculty Research Fellow, NBER) / Jay SHAMBAUGH (Member of the Council of Economic Advisers (on leave from George Washington University))

OGURO Kazumasa's Photo

Redesigning the Health Insurance Coverage of Medications to Reflect the Efficacy and Usefulness of Drugs

February 1, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / SUGAHARA Takuma (Professor, Hosei University)

Are happy workers more productive?
Firms' concerns about the well-being of their employees are largely supported by the evidence

January 31, 2017 [From IZA]

Eugenio PROTO (Associate Professor in Economics at University of Warwick, UK)

Chi Hung KWAN's Photo

Concerns over Accelerating Capital Outflow and Intensifying Trade Friction with the United States Caused by the Depreciation of Yuan

January 31, 2017 [China in Transition]

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

February 21, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Quantitative Analysis of the "Rumor-based Economical Damage" for Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery Products and Compensation Payment Caused by Tokyo Electric Power Company Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Reactor Accident

KAINOU Kazunari (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

February 20, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Effects of the backhaul problem on global trade

ISHIKAWA Jota (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Nori TARUI (Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Articles

February 17, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Development and Utilization of Human Resources in an Era of a Declining Population: Work style reform holds the key to bringing out the skills and talent of people

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Events

February 17, 2017 [Workshops]

Gender Inequality in the Workplace

Papers

February 16, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

A Semantic Analysis of Monetary Shamanism: A case of the BOJ's Governor Haruhiko Kuroda

KEIDA Masayuki (Rissho University) / TAKEDA Yosuke (Sophia University)

Publications

February 15, 2017 [Other Publications (Japanese)]

Understanding the Oil Market

Written by FUJI Kazuhiko

Publications

February 15, 2017 [Other Publications (Japanese)]

Economics of Agglomeration

Written by FUJITA Masahisa, Jacques-Francois THISSE

Articles

February 15, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

US tariffs are an arbitrary and regressive tax

Jason FURMAN (Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers) / Katheryn RUSS (Associate Professor of Economics at University of California, Davis; Faculty Research Fellow, NBER) / Jay SHAMBAUGH (Member of the Council of Economic Advisers (on leave from George Washington University))

Papers

February 15, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Corruption, Market Quality and Entry Deterrence in Emerging Economies

Krishnendu Ghosh DASTIDAR (Jawaharlal Nehru University) / YANO Makoto (Chief Research Officer, RIETI)

Articles

February 8, 2017 [RIETI Report]

Uncertainty and firms' global sourcing patterns

Lianming ZHU (Assistant Professor, Waseda University) / ITO Koji (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

February 8, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Uncertainty and firms' global sourcing patterns

Lianming ZHU (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University) / ITO Koji (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

February 7, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Daily gravity in the carrot trade in Japan

TAKECHI Kazutaka (Professor in the Faculty of Economics, Hosei University)

Papers

February 3, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Measuring the Effects of Commodity Price Shocks on Asian Economies

INOUE Tomoo (Seikei University) / OKIMOTO Tatsuyoshi (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

February 3, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Commodity Spot, Forward, and Futures Prices with a Firm's Optimal Strategy

NAKAJIMA Katsushi (Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University)

Articles

February 1, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Redesigning the Health Insurance Coverage of Medications to Reflect the Efficacy and Usefulness of Drugs

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / SUGAHARA Takuma (Professor, Hosei University)

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Papers

February 21, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Quantitative Analysis of the "Rumor-based Economical Damage" for Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery Products and Compensation Payment Caused by Tokyo Electric Power Company Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Reactor Accident

KAINOU Kazunari (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

February 16, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

A Semantic Analysis of Monetary Shamanism: A case of the BOJ's Governor Haruhiko Kuroda

KEIDA Masayuki (Rissho University) / TAKEDA Yosuke (Sophia University)

Papers

February 15, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Corruption, Market Quality and Entry Deterrence in Emerging Economies

Krishnendu Ghosh DASTIDAR (Jawaharlal Nehru University) / YANO Makoto (Chief Research Officer, RIETI)

Papers

February 3, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Measuring the Effects of Commodity Price Shocks on Asian Economies

INOUE Tomoo (Seikei University) / OKIMOTO Tatsuyoshi (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

February 3, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Commodity Spot, Forward, and Futures Prices with a Firm's Optimal Strategy

NAKAJIMA Katsushi (Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University)

Papers

January 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Internationalization and Productivity of Manufacturing Firms in the Hokuriku Region

HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / GOKAN Toshitaka (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO) / HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO) / KAMEYAMA Yoshihiro (Saga University) / MARUYA Toyojiro (Fukui Prefectural University) / MATSUURA Toshiyuki (Keio University / KU Leuven) / SHIRAMATA Shuji (Hokuriku AJEC) / ZHANG Xu (Fukui Prefectural University)

Papers

January 27, 2017 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Potentiality of Community Currencies in Japan with a Low Birthrate and an Aging Population

FUJI Kazuhiko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 26, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Exchange Rate and Utilization of Free Trade Agreements: Focus on rules of origin

HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO) / Han-Sung KIM (Ajou University) / YOSHIMI Taiyo (Nanzan University)

Papers

January 26, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Do Migrant and Business Networks Promote International Royalty Receipts?

TOMOHARA Akinori (Research Associate, RIETI)

Papers

January 25, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Daycare Quality is Associated with Infants' Development in Japan: Comparison of childcare qualities of small-sized and medium-sized nurseries

FUJISAWA Keiko (Keio University) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University)

Papers

January 25, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

A Yen for Change: The strong yen and the Japanese automobile industry

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 20, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Are Smaller (Larger) Corporate Headquarters Better?

MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / OGAWA Ryo (Waseda University) / USHIJIMA Tatsuo (Keio University)

Papers

January 20, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Heterogeneous Investor Behaviors and Market Volatility in the Tokyo Stock Exchange

KIMURA Yosuke (University of Tokyo)

Papers

January 19, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Choosing Between Multiple Preferential Tariff Schemes: Evidence from Japan's imports

HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO) / URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YOSHIMI Taiyo (Nanzan University)

Papers

January 19, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Early Agglomeration or Late Agglomeration? Two phases of development with spatial sorting

Rikard FORSLID (Stockholm University) / OKUBO Toshihiro (Keio University)

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Events

February 17, 2017 [Workshops]

Gender Inequality in the Workplace

Events

January 30, 2017 [Symposiums]

Brexit: On the future of the UK and the global economy (Summary)

Events

January 30, 2017 [Workshops]

Future Direction of Trade Policy and Employment and Social Security under the New Administration in the United States

Events

January 12, 2017 [BBL Seminars]

Demography and the Japanese Economy

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Senior Advisor and Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Faculty of Economics, Rissho University)

Events

January 4, 2017 [Workshops]

Intellectual Property Strategies and Human Resources Development in the Era of IoT, BD, and AI

Events

January 4, 2017 [Workshops]

Exchange Rates and International Currency: Perspective from China and Japan

Events

December 14, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

The People's Money: How China is Building a Global Currency

Paola SUBACCHI (Director, International Economics, Chatham House)

Events

December 13, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Industry-Academia Collaborations for Open Innovation in Japan: OECD's latest survey as seen in cases from the United States and Europe

Mario CERVANTES (Senior Economist and Head of TIP Secretariat, Science and Technology Policy Division, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation)

Events

December 13, 2016 [Workshops]

Advancing Economic Relationships with Southeast Asia

Events

December 7, 2016 [Workshops]

Challenges towards Clean Technologies and a Hydrogen Society

Events

November 21, 2016 [Workshops]

Enhancing Productivity and Reforming Working Styles

Events

November 17, 2016 [Symposiums]

Brexit: On the future of the UK and the global economy (Handouts)

Events

November 17, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Washington Perspective on TPP and Trade Policy in the Clinton (Trump?) Administration

Sherman E. KATZ (Senior Advisor, Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress (CSPC))

Events

November 10, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Transportation and the United States Economy: Implications for governance

Clifford WINSTON (Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution)

Events

October 17, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Global Energy Outlook

Adam SIEMINSKI (Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration)

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Articles

February 20, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Effects of the backhaul problem on global trade

ISHIKAWA Jota (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Nori TARUI (Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Articles

February 17, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Development and Utilization of Human Resources in an Era of a Declining Population: Work style reform holds the key to bringing out the skills and talent of people

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

February 15, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

US tariffs are an arbitrary and regressive tax

Jason FURMAN (Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers) / Katheryn RUSS (Associate Professor of Economics at University of California, Davis; Faculty Research Fellow, NBER) / Jay SHAMBAUGH (Member of the Council of Economic Advisers (on leave from George Washington University))

Articles

February 8, 2017 [RIETI Report]

Uncertainty and firms' global sourcing patterns

Lianming ZHU (Assistant Professor, Waseda University) / ITO Koji (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

February 8, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Uncertainty and firms' global sourcing patterns

Lianming ZHU (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University) / ITO Koji (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

February 7, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Daily gravity in the carrot trade in Japan

TAKECHI Kazutaka (Professor in the Faculty of Economics, Hosei University)

Articles

February 1, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Redesigning the Health Insurance Coverage of Medications to Reflect the Efficacy and Usefulness of Drugs

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / SUGAHARA Takuma (Professor, Hosei University)

Articles

January 31, 2017 [From IZA]

Are happy workers more productive?
Firms' concerns about the well-being of their employees are largely supported by the evidence

Eugenio PROTO (Associate Professor in Economics at University of Warwick, UK)

Articles

January 31, 2017 [China in Transition]

Concerns over Accelerating Capital Outflow and Intensifying Trade Friction with the United States Caused by the Depreciation of Yuan

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 30, 2017 [China in Transition]

China's Housing Market Entering a Correction Phase

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 27, 2017 [China in Transition]

China Embarking on the Reduction of Corporate Debt:
Will debt/equity swaps be the trump card?

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 26, 2017 [China in Transition]

China Becoming a Major Innovation Power:
Research and development capabilities approaching those of developed countries

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 25, 2017 [Column]

Potential for Trade Conflicts between the United States and China

ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 24, 2017 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2017 (January 2017)]

The Coming Age of Anti-Globalism: From the perspective of inter-organizational networks

SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 24, 2017 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2017 (January 2017)]

World Economy at Risk of Turning into a Zero-Sum Game: Innovation and differentiation are essential

NAKAJIMA Atsushi (Chairman, RIETI)

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