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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

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Chi Hung KWAN's Photo

How is the Midpoint Rate of the Yuan against the U.S. Dollar Determined?
"Closing rate on the preceding day + currency basket-based adjustment" rule starting to take root

September 30, 2016 [China in Transition]

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

KODAMA Naomi's Photo

Part 1: Using Diversified Human Resources for an Added Competitive Edge

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

KOCHHAR's Photo

She Is the Answer - IMF's work on gender issues and promoting womenomics in Japan

September 28, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Kalpana KOCHHAR (Director of Human Resource Department of the IMF)

JORGENSON's Photo

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Global Value Chains

September 28, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Dale W. JORGENSON (Samuel W. Morris University Professor, Harvard University)

Brian NOLAN's Photo

Stagnating median incomes despite economic growth: Explaining the divergence in 27 OECD countries

September 27, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Brian NOLAN (Professor of Social Policy and Director of Employment, Equity, and Growth Programme, Institute for New Economic Thinking; Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield College, University of Oxford) / Max ROSER (Programme Director, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford) / Stefan THEWISSEN (Postdoctoral Research Officer, Institute for New Economic Thinking)

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Papers

September 30, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Can We Diagnose Depression by Voices in Japanese?

SO Mirai (Keio University) / TAKEBAYASHI Yoshitake (Institute of Statistical Mathematics) / SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / SHIMOJI Takaaki (Smart Medical, Inc.)

Papers

September 30, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Demographics and Tax Competition in Political Economy

MORITA Tadashi (Kindai University) / SATO Yasuhiro (University of Tokyo) / YAMAMOTO Kazuhiro (Osaka University)

Articles

September 30, 2016 [China in Transition]

How is the Midpoint Rate of the Yuan against the U.S. Dollar Determined?
"Closing rate on the preceding day + currency basket-based adjustment" rule starting to take root

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 30, 2016 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Development and Application of Regional Employment IO Model

NAKAMURA Ryohei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 30, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Policy Uncertainty and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from the China-Japan islands dispute

CHEN Cheng (University of Hong Kong) / SENGA Tatsuro (Queen Mary University of London) / SUN Chang (Princeton University) / ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 6: Necessity to Transform Corporate Culture at the Same Time

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 5: Positive Correlation between the Ratio of Female Employees and the Company's Business Performance

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 4: Increase of Potential GDP from Women's Labor Force Participation

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 3: Emphasis on the Reform of Working Styles and the Employment Policy

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 2: Japan Currently at the Lowest Level among Industrialized Nations

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 1: Using Diversified Human Resources for an Added Competitive Edge

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Events

September 28, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

She Is the Answer - IMF's work on gender issues and promoting womenomics in Japan

Kalpana KOCHHAR (Director of Human Resource Department of the IMF)

Articles

September 28, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Global Value Chains

Dale W. JORGENSON (Samuel W. Morris University Professor, Harvard University)

Articles

September 27, 2016 [Column]

Are Periodic Health Checks Effective in Extending Longevity and Reducing Medical Expenditures?

SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 27, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Stagnating median incomes despite economic growth: Explaining the divergence in 27 OECD countries

Brian NOLAN (Professor of Social Policy and Director of Employment, Equity, and Growth Programme, Institute for New Economic Thinking; Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield College, University of Oxford) / Max ROSER (Programme Director, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford) / Stefan THEWISSEN (Postdoctoral Research Officer, Institute for New Economic Thinking)

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Papers

September 30, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Can We Diagnose Depression by Voices in Japanese?

SO Mirai (Keio University) / TAKEBAYASHI Yoshitake (Institute of Statistical Mathematics) / SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / SHIMOJI Takaaki (Smart Medical, Inc.)

Papers

September 30, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Demographics and Tax Competition in Political Economy

MORITA Tadashi (Kindai University) / SATO Yasuhiro (University of Tokyo) / YAMAMOTO Kazuhiro (Osaka University)

Papers

September 30, 2016 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Development and Application of Regional Employment IO Model

NAKAMURA Ryohei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 30, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Policy Uncertainty and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from the China-Japan islands dispute

CHEN Cheng (University of Hong Kong) / SENGA Tatsuro (Queen Mary University of London) / SUN Chang (Princeton University) / ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 20, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Do Psychological Interventions for Better Mental Health Lead to Higher Expectations on Future Income and Living Conditions?

SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / GOTO Yasuo (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / SO Mirai (Keio University) / NOGUCHI Remi (Chiba University) / SHIMIZU Eiji (Chiba University)

Papers

September 16, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

On the Effects of Employers' Work-Life Balance Policy and Restricted Regular Employment Policy on Gender Wage Gap

YAMAGUCHI Kazuo (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 14, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Global Sourcing in the Wake of Disaster: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake

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

Papers

September 13, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

China's Electronics Exports, the Renminbi, and Exchange Rates in Supply Chain Countries

THORBECKE, Willem (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 9, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Multinationals, Intrafirm Trade, and Employment Volatility

HIGUCHI Yoshio (Keio University) / KIYOTA Kozo (Research Associate, RIETI) / MATSUURA Toshiyuki (Keio University/KU Leuven)

Papers

September 8, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Effects of Diversity in Innovation: The moderating role of universal-diverse leaders

SUZUKI Satoko (Kyoto University) / TAKEMURA Kosuke (Shiga University)

Papers

September 7, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Conflict between State Aid Regulation and Foreign Investment Protection

TAMADA Dai (Kobe University)

Papers

September 6, 2016 [Non Technical Summaries]

Trade and Labor Market Dynamics

Lorenzo CALIENDO (Yale University) / Maximiliano DVORKIN (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis) / Fernando PARRO (Federal Reserve Board)

Papers

August 24, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Examining the Relationship between Trust and Psychological Variables: Do psychological interventions enhance trust?

SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / NOGUCHI Remi (Chiba University) / SO Mirai (Keio University) / YAMAGUCHI Sosei (National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry) / SHIMIZU Eiji (Chiba University)

Papers

August 23, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Exports and Foreign Sales of Multinational Firms: Analysis of simultaneous equations

ITO Koji (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / ZHU Lianming (Waseda University) / YUKIMOTO Tadashi (Kyoto University)

Papers

August 15, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Agglomeration Economies, Productivity, and Quality Upgrading

SAITO Hisamitsu (Hokkaido University) / MATSUURA Toshiyuki (Keio University/KU Leuven)

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Events

September 28, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

She Is the Answer - IMF's work on gender issues and promoting womenomics in Japan

Kalpana KOCHHAR (Director of Human Resource Department of the IMF)

Events

September 26, 2016 [Workshops]

Global Energy Outlook

Events

September 5, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

E15 Initiative Report Launch

Ricardo MELENDEZ-ORTIZ (The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)) / Sean DOHERTY (Head of International Trade & Investment, World Economic Forum (WEF)) / Jonathan FRIED (Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the World Trade Organization (WTO))

Events

August 25, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Law and Economics on Market Quality

YANO Makoto (President and Chief Research Officer(CRO), RIETI / Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University)

Events

August 23, 2016 [Symposiums]

Future Global Trade Regime & Investment Seminar (Handouts)

Events

August 19, 2016 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Research on Trade Costs (Summary)

Events

August 19, 2016 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Research on Trade Costs (Handouts)

Events

August 19, 2016 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Research on Trade Costs

Events

August 18, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

The Changing Landscape of Trade Negotiations

Alan V. DEARDORFF (John W. Sweetland Professor of International Economics & Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan)

Events

July 12, 2016 [Workshops]

Key Points of White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2016

Events

July 11, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Perfecting China, Inc.: China's Unambitious 13th Five-Year Plan

Scott KENNEDY (Deputy Director, Freeman Chair in China Studies, and Director, Project on Chinese Business and Political Economy, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS))

Events

July 4, 2016 [Workshops]

E15 Initiative Report Launch

Events

June 29, 2016 [Symposiums]

Symposium on Intellectual Property Strategies in the Era of IoT, BD, and AI-Protecting, sharing, and utilizing data and know-how-

Events

June 28, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Modularity in New Market Formation

Ronald Allen SANCHEZ (Professor of Management, Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics, Copenhagen Business School)

Events

June 28, 2016 [Symposiums]

Future Global Trade Regime & Investment Seminar

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Articles

September 30, 2016 [China in Transition]

How is the Midpoint Rate of the Yuan against the U.S. Dollar Determined?
"Closing rate on the preceding day + currency basket-based adjustment" rule starting to take root

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 6: Necessity to Transform Corporate Culture at the Same Time

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 5: Positive Correlation between the Ratio of Female Employees and the Company's Business Performance

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 4: Increase of Potential GDP from Women's Labor Force Participation

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 3: Emphasis on the Reform of Working Styles and the Employment Policy

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 2: Japan Currently at the Lowest Level among Industrialized Nations

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 29, 2016 [Women’s Empowerment and Its Economic Impact]

Part 1: Using Diversified Human Resources for an Added Competitive Edge

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 28, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Global Value Chains

Dale W. JORGENSON (Samuel W. Morris University Professor, Harvard University)

Articles

September 27, 2016 [Column]

Are Periodic Health Checks Effective in Extending Longevity and Reducing Medical Expenditures?

SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 27, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Stagnating median incomes despite economic growth: Explaining the divergence in 27 OECD countries

Brian NOLAN (Professor of Social Policy and Director of Employment, Equity, and Growth Programme, Institute for New Economic Thinking; Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield College, University of Oxford) / Max ROSER (Programme Director, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford) / Stefan THEWISSEN (Postdoctoral Research Officer, Institute for New Economic Thinking)

Articles

September 21, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Big Data—Key to the 4th Industrial Revolution

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 16, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

White Paper on International Economy & Trade 2016—Japanese Trade Policy in the Opacity of the Global Economy

OHASHI Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 14, 2016 [RIETI Report]

Murky Economic Outlook as Identified in Newspaper Articles

ITO Arata (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 14, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Can the European Union Survive? Economic and financial integration must be accelerated

UEDA Kenichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 13, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Toward a Service-Oriented Country—From the Perspective of the Globalization of the Economy

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

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