What is 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. What is RIETI? RIETI - Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry

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

YANO Makoto's Photo

Law and Economics on Market Quality

August 25, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

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

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro's Photo

After 20 Years of Debate on Fiscal Policy, Japan is Back to Where it Started

August 23, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Gauti EGGERTSSON's Photo

Secular stagnation in the open economies: How it spreads, how it can be cured

August 22, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Gauti EGGERTSSON (Professor of Economics, Brown University) / Lawrence SUMMERS (President Emeritus, Harvard University)

Alan V. DEARDORFF's Photo

The Changing Landscape of Trade Negotiations

August 18, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

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

ARATA Yoshiyuki's Photo

Illusion of General Equilibrium

August 15, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

ARATA Yoshiyuki (Fellow, RIETI)

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About RIETI

August 25, 2016 [About RIETI]

Message from the Chairman

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)

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)

Publications

August 24, 2016 [RIETI Books (Japanese)]

The Japanese Economy and the Energy Supply following the Nuclear Power Accident: Effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Articles

August 24, 2016 [Column]

Social Challenges of Automated Driving: From the development of AI technology to the development of relevant rules

MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 23, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

After 20 Years of Debate on Fiscal Policy, Japan is Back to Where it Started

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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)

Events

August 23, 2016 [Symposiums]

Future Global Trade Regime & Investment Seminar (Handouts)

Articles

August 22, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Secular stagnation in the open economies: How it spreads, how it can be cured

Gauti EGGERTSSON (Professor of Economics, Brown University) / Lawrence SUMMERS (President Emeritus, Harvard University)

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)

Articles

August 15, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Illusion of General Equilibrium

ARATA Yoshiyuki (Fellow, RIETI)

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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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)

Papers

August 12, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Dynamics of Integration in East Asian Equity Markets

KOMATSUBARA Tadaaki (Ibbotson Associates Japan, Inc.) / OKIMOTO Tatsuyoshi (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / TATSUMI Ken-ichi (Gakushuin University)

Papers

August 3, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Identifying and Decomposing Peer Effects on Participation Decisions Using a Randomized Controlled Trial

SHIMAMOTO Daichi (Waseda University) / TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Yu Ri KIM (University of Tokyo) / Petr MATOUS (University of Sydney)

Papers

August 3, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Endogenous Fluctuations and Social Welfare under Credit Constraints and Heterogeneous Beliefs

Maurizio MOTOLESE (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) / NAKATA Hiroyuki (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 2, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

What Happened to Wage Inequality in Japan during the Last 25 Years? Evidence from the FFL decomposition method

YOKOYAMA Izumi (Hitotsubashi University) / KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / HIGUCHI Yoshio (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 2, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Global Value Chain and the Competitiveness of Asian Countries

KIYOTA Kozo (Research Associate, RIETI) / OIKAWA Keita (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / YOSHIOKA Katsuhiro (Shoko Chukin Bank)

Papers

August 2, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

An Asymmetric Melitz Model of Trade and Growth

NAITO Takumi (Waseda University)

Papers

August 2, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Are Seminars on Export Promotion Effective? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial

Yu Ri KIM (University of Tokyo) / TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / SHIMAMOTO Daichi (Waseda University) / Petr MATOUS (University of Sydney)

Papers

July 21, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

When Do We Start? Pension reform in aging Japan

KITAO Sagiri (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 19, 2016 [Non Technical Summaries]

Understanding the Flow of Electronic Parts and Components in East Asia

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 14, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Parenting Methods, Sense of Ethics, Happiness Quotient, and Income Creation:Empirical research in Japan

NISHIMURA Kazuo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YAGI Tadashi (Doshisha University)

Papers

July 4, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Can Financial Literacy Reduce Anxiety about Life in Old Age?

KADOYA Yoshihiko (Hiroshima University) / Mostafa Saidur Rahim KHAN (Nagoya University)

Papers

July 1, 2016 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Germany's Driving Force of Domestic Affairs and the State Aim

IWAOMTO Koichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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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

Events

June 27, 2016 [Symposiums]

Corporate Governance Reform and Japanese Business Growth

Events

June 8, 2016 [Workshops]

Energy Prices, Exchange Rates, and the International Economic Order

Events

May 18, 2016 [Workshops]

Geography, Inter-firm Networks, and International Trade

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Articles

August 24, 2016 [Column]

Social Challenges of Automated Driving: From the development of AI technology to the development of relevant rules

MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 23, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

After 20 Years of Debate on Fiscal Policy, Japan is Back to Where it Started

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 22, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Secular stagnation in the open economies: How it spreads, how it can be cured

Gauti EGGERTSSON (Professor of Economics, Brown University) / Lawrence SUMMERS (President Emeritus, Harvard University)

Articles

August 15, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Illusion of General Equilibrium

ARATA Yoshiyuki (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 4, 2016 [VoxEU Column]

An econophysics perspective of trade liberalisation

IKEDA Yuichi (Professor of Physics, Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University) / AOYAMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / IYETOMI Hiroshi (Professor of mathematics, Niigata University) / MIZUNO Takayuki (Associate Professor of Informatics, National Institute of Informatics and SOKENDAI) / OHNISHI Takaaki (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo) / SAKAMOTO Yohei (Ph.D. candidate in Theoretical Physics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University) / WATANABE Tsutomu (Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo)

Articles

August 1, 2016 [Column]

An Economic Perspective of Mental Health Problems

YAMAMOTO Isamu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 29, 2016 [VoxEU Column]

Japanese industrial cluster policy and inter-firm transaction networks

OKUBO Toshihiro (Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics, Keio University) / OKAZAKI Tetsuji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 27, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Corporate Governance: The role of institutional investors will become crucial

MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 25, 2016 [RIETI Report]

Inbound Tourism Boom and Beyond: Travelers exploring everyday life in Japan

KONISHI Yoko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 25, 2016 [Column]

Inbound Tourism Boom and Beyond: Travelers exploring everyday life in Japan

KONISHI Yoko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 22, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Japanese Firms' International Competitiveness in the Electrical Machinery Industry in Decline: Further cost reduction and productivity boost are essential

INUI Tomohiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KIM YoungGak (Associate Professor, Senshu University)

Articles

July 21, 2016 [China in Transition]

Dramatic Shift in Global Economic Power due to the Rise of China: Focusing on international comparisons of GDP

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 20, 2016 [China in Transition]

Shenzhen Emerging as China's Leading Innovation Hub: Private-sector companies as the driving force

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 19, 2016 [From IZA]

Effects of entering adulthood during a recession
Recent declines in youth employment, net worth, and family formation could permanently affect financial well-being

Lisa DETTLING (Economist, U.S. Federal Reserve Board)

Articles

July 15, 2016 [VoxEU Column]

Growing knowledge-intensive business services and regional disparity

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President)

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