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Symposiums and Workshops


Event Date: May 15, 2015 New 
OECD-RIETI Special Session
"Green Growth in Asia"

Event Date: May 26, 2015 New 
RIETI-IZA World of Labor Policy Symposium
"Reforming Labor Market Institutions to Promote Elderly Employment"

Recent Activities


Policy Update

FUKUYAMA Mitsuhiro

March 20, 2015  New 
"Le Lac Magique: The WTO one year after Bali and beyond"
FUKUYAMA Mitsuhiro (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Perspectives from Around the World


March 5, 2015  New 
"Betting the house: Monetary policy, mortgage booms and housing prices"
Òscar JORDÀ (Research Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Professor of Economics, University of California, Davis) , Moritz SCHULARICK (Professor of Economics, University of Bonn and CEPR Research Fellow) and Alan TAYLOR (Professor of Economics and Finance, University of California, Davis; Research Fellow, CEPR)

Newspapers & Magazines


April 24, 2015  New 
"Main Issue in the Second Round of Wage Hikes: The real issue is to improve the terms of trade"
KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)


April 15, 2015  New 
"Electricity Power Mix in 2030: Nuclear power generation would account for about 15%"
KIKKAWA Takeo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

BBL Seminars

Claude BARFIELD's Photo

April 17, 2015  New 
"The Strategic and Economic Implications of the TPP"
Claude BARFIELD (Resident Scholar, The American Enterprise Institute)

Harald HOHMANN's Photo

April 14, 2015  New 
"Export of Defense Items, the German Experience (compared with Japan): Controversial issues"
Harald HOHMANN (Attorney (Partner), Hohmann Rechtsanwaelte)

RIETI Database


Fellows' Works


Latest Research/Policy Papers

Discussion Papers (full text in English)

Apr 24, 2015
"Learning by Export: Does the presence of foreign affiliate companies matter?"
HOSONO Kaoru (Gakushuin University) , MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University) and TAKIZAWA Miho (Toyo University)
"Is Economic Development Promoting Monetary Integration in East Asia?"
KAWASAKI Kentaro (Toyo University) and WANG Zhiqian (Hitotsubashi University)
Apr 23, 2015
"No Lending Relationships and Liquidity Management of Small Businessesduring a Financial Shock"
TSURUTA Daisuke (Nihon University)
"Investment Distortion by Collateral Requirements: Evidence from Japanese SMEs"
OGURA Yoshiaki (Waseda University)
"Innovation and Collaboration Patterns between Research Establishments"
INOUE Hiroyasu (University of Hyogo) , NAKAJIMA Kentaro (Tohoku University) and SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)
Apr 21, 2015
"Accounting for the Sources of Growth in the Chinese Economy"
Harry WU (Hitotsubashi University)
Apr 17, 2015
"Buyers, Suppliers, and R&D Spillovers"
IKEUCHI Kenta (NISTEP), René BELDERBOS (University of Leuven / UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University), FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI), Young Gak KIM (Senshu University) and KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
Apr 15, 2015
"Innovation and Legal Enforcement for Competition Policy: Theory and international evidence from overseas subsidiaries of the Japanese auto-parts suppliers"
TAKEDA Yosuke (Sophia University) and UCHIDA Ichihiro (Aichi University)
Apr 13, 2015
"Explaining the International Mobility of Chinese Workers, 1992-2012"
ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Discussion Papers (abstract in English, text in Japanese)

Apr 27, 2015
"Empirical Analysis on the Openness of Buyer-Supplier Relationships and Productivity in the Japanese Automobile Parts Industry"
IKEUCHI Kenta (NISTEP), FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI), GOKO Hiromichi (Toyota Central R&D Laboratories Inc.), Young Gak KIM (Senshu University) and KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
Apr 24, 2015
"Using Subjective Income Expectations to test the Permanent Income Hypothesis: Evidence from Chinese micro-data"
YIN Ting (Fellow, RIETI) , KUREISHI Wataru (National Institute of Population and Social Security Research) and WAKABAYASHI Midori (Tohoku University)
Apr 23, 2015
"Imported Intermediates and Firm Performance: An empirical analysis using micro data from Japanese manufacturers"
SATO Hitoshi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) , ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI) and WAKASUGI Ryuhei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
Apr 20, 2015
"Structure and the Change in Transaction Networks between Finished Auto Manufacturers and First Tier Suppliers in Japan"
GOKO Hiromichi (Toyota Central R&D Laboratories Inc.)

Policy Discussion Papers (abstract in English, text in Japanese)

Apr 23, 2015
" [WTO Case Review Series No.10] European Communities—Measures Prohibiting the Importation and Marketing of Seal Products (WT/DS400/DS401): Assessing the legality of trade restrictions for animal welfare under the WTO Agreement"
ITO Kazuyori (Hokkaido University)
Apr 16, 2015
"The Credit Guarantee System and Policy-based Finance for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises and a Database of Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises"
YOSHINO Naoyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)



April 1, 2015 New 
"How Inclusive is Abenomics?"

AOYAGI Chie's Photo

Consulting Fellow, RIETI

Giovanni GANELLI's Photo

Giovanni GANELLI
Consulting Fellow, RIETI

MURAYAMA Kentaro's Photo

Intern, IMF

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April 9, 2015 New 
"Boosting female labour force participation: Nordic lessons for Japan and Korea"

Fang GUO's photo

Fang GUO
Assistant Professor at the Department of International Economics, School of Business, Hubei University

KINOSHITA Yuko's Photo

Consulting Fellow, RIETI

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RIETI Highlight

RIETI Highlight vol.53 in English

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Special Contents


AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators

April 28, 2015 New 
AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators

Database Construction of the Japanese Nominal and Real Effective Exchange Rates by Industry

April 28, 2015 New 
Database Construction of the Nominal and Real Effective Exchange Rates by Industry of Japan, Korea, and China


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