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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

AOYAMA Hideaki's Photo

Macro-Econophysics: New Studies on Economic Networks and Synchronization

September 22, 2017 [Authors' Words]

Written by AOYAMA Hideaki, FUJIWARA Yoshi, IKEDA Yuichi, IYETOMI Hiroshi, SOUMA Wataru, YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi

TOKUI Joji's Photo

What it Takes to Improve Productivity: Labor input quality as a factor behind regional inequality

September 22, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

TOKUI Joji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

MORIKAWA Masayuki's Photo

What it Takes to Improve Productivity: Smoothing service demand is the key

September 20, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Carl BAUDENBACHER's Photo

Brexit: Recent Developments—The EEA Option

September 14, 2017 [BBL Seminars]

Carl BAUDENBACHER (President, Court of Justice of the European Free Trade Association States (EFTA Court))

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu's Photo

What it Takes to Improve Productivity: Promoting HR and IT investment in tandem

September 12, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Events

September 25, 2017 [Workshops]

Germany after the General Elections--Political and Economic Directions

Papers

September 22, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Impact of FTAs on Procurement Behavior of Japanese Firms' Overseas Affiliates

URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KATO Atsuyuki (Research Associate, RIETI)

Publications

September 22, 2017 [Authors' Words]

Macro-Econophysics: New Studies on Economic Networks and Synchronization

Written by AOYAMA Hideaki, FUJIWARA Yoshi, IKEDA Yuichi, IYETOMI Hiroshi, SOUMA Wataru, YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi

Articles

September 22, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

What it Takes to Improve Productivity: Labor input quality as a factor behind regional inequality

TOKUI Joji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 20, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

What it Takes to Improve Productivity: Smoothing service demand is the key

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

September 19, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Constant churning and persistent regularity in population and industrial locations: Evidence from Japan

MORI Tomoya (Faculty Fellow)

Events

September 14, 2017 [BBL Seminars]

Brexit: Recent Developments—The EEA Option

Carl BAUDENBACHER (President, Court of Justice of the European Free Trade Association States (EFTA Court))

Articles

September 12, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

What it Takes to Improve Productivity: Promoting HR and IT investment in tandem

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Publications

September 12, 2017 [RIETI Books (English)]

Macro-Econophysics: New Studies on Economic Networks and Synchronization

Written by AOYAMA Hideaki, FUJIWARA Yoshi, IKEDA Yuichi, IYETOMI Hiroshi, SOUMA Wataru, YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi

Papers

September 8, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Number of Bank Relationships and Bank Lending to New Firms: Evidence from firm-level data in Japan

OGANE Yuta (Nanzan University)

Events

September 7, 2017 [Workshops]

U.S. Tax Reform: Prospects and Roadblocks (Summary)

Papers

September 6, 2017 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Policy Uncertainty in Japan

ITO Arata (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 6, 2017 [Column]

Consumption-boosting Effects of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics: Whose consumption expenditures will increase in net terms?

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

September 5, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

What is in Question Now at Governance on Overseas M&A: Optimizing the decentralization and centralization of management as the key

MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 5, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Latent Heterogeneity of the Wage Structure and Gender Wage Gap: Dual economy analysis revisited

YAMAGUCHI Kazuo (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

September 22, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Impact of FTAs on Procurement Behavior of Japanese Firms' Overseas Affiliates

URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KATO Atsuyuki (Research Associate, RIETI)

Papers

September 8, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Number of Bank Relationships and Bank Lending to New Firms: Evidence from firm-level data in Japan

OGANE Yuta (Nanzan University)

Papers

September 6, 2017 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Policy Uncertainty in Japan

ITO Arata (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 5, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Latent Heterogeneity of the Wage Structure and Gender Wage Gap: Dual economy analysis revisited

YAMAGUCHI Kazuo (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 5, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Corporate Tax Reform and Tax Incidence in Japan

DOI Takero (Keio University)

Papers

August 31, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Investment Behavior of Japanese Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and its Structural Change: The influences of the guarantee system and macroeconomics conditions after the financial crisis

KOZUKA Masafumi (University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences)

Papers

August 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Accounting for the Role of Information and Communication Technology in China's Productivity Growth

Harry X. WU (Hitotsubashi University) / David T. LIANG (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

August 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Dynamics of Inter-firm Networks and Firm Growth

FUJII Daisuke (Fellow, RIETI) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / SENGA Tatsuro (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Welfare Benefits and Labor Supply: Evidence from a natural experiment in Japan

YUGAMI Kazufumi (Kobe University) / MORIMOTO Atsushi (Kobe University) / TANAKA Yoshiyuki (Kobe University)

Papers

August 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Do Teaching Practices Matter for Students' Academic Achievement? A case of linguistic activity

TANAKA Ryuichi (University of Tokyo) / ISHIZAKI Kazumi (Tsushima High School)

Papers

August 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Impact of Educational Programs for Managers by Community Banks: The case of a program by Kanazawa Shinkin Bank

KITANO Yuji (Momoyama Gakuin University)

Papers

August 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Malaysia's GLC Transformation Programme in the Context of the Bumiputera Policy

KUMAGAI Satoru (IDE-JETRO)

Papers

August 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Self-Evolvability and Attitude toward Technological Changes: An empirical analysis using a survey

KUME Koichi (Toyo University) / CHUMA Hiroyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / HAYASHI Susumu (Kyoto University) / TODA Akihito (Recruit Works Institute)

Papers

August 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

On the Effects of Teachers' Majors in Natural Science on Students' Academic Achievement in Science: An analysis of TIMSS data for Japan

INOUE Atsushi (GRIPS) / TANAKA Ryuichi (University of Tokyo)

Papers

August 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Has the Offshore Service Network Been Expanded by Japanese Firms?

ITO Yukiko (Tsuda University)

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Events

September 25, 2017 [Workshops]

Germany after the General Elections--Political and Economic Directions

Events

September 14, 2017 [BBL Seminars]

Brexit: Recent Developments—The EEA Option

Carl BAUDENBACHER (President, Court of Justice of the European Free Trade Association States (EFTA Court))

Events

September 7, 2017 [Workshops]

U.S. Tax Reform: Prospects and Roadblocks (Summary)

Events

August 22, 2017 [Workshops]

RIETI-Gakushuin-Toyo International Workshop on Firm Dynamics

Events

August 8, 2017 [Symposiums]

Information Technology and the New Globalization: Asia's economy today and tomorrow (Handouts)

Events

August 4, 2017 [Workshops]

Accounting for Micro and Macro Patterns of Trade

Events

July 25, 2017 [Workshops]

U.S. Tax Reform: Prospects and Roadblocks

Events

July 12, 2017 [Workshops]

Current Situation and Future Prospects of Economies and Markets Facing Significant Uncertainty: Based on the Economic Policy Uncertainty Index

Events

July 10, 2017 [Workshops]

Death versus Destruction in the Economics of Catastrophes

Events

June 16, 2017 [Symposiums]

Information Technology and the New Globalization: Asia's economy today and tomorrow

Events

June 15, 2017 [Workshops]

Outline of White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2017: How can we promote free trade in a sustainable way?

Events

June 12, 2017 [Workshops]

Hitotsubashi-RIETI International Workshop on Real Estate Market, Productivity, and Prices

Events

June 7, 2017 [Workshops]

Outline of the White Paper on Manufacturing Industries (Monodzukuri)

Events

May 29, 2017 [BBL Seminars]

Energy Markets: What to do when forecasting is useless

Robert S. PINDYCK (Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Professor of Economics and Finance, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Events

April 24, 2017 [Workshops]

2017 White Paper on Small and Medium Enterprises in Japan and 2017 White Paper on Small Enterprises in Japan

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Articles

September 22, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

What it Takes to Improve Productivity: Labor input quality as a factor behind regional inequality

TOKUI Joji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 20, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

What it Takes to Improve Productivity: Smoothing service demand is the key

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

September 19, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Constant churning and persistent regularity in population and industrial locations: Evidence from Japan

MORI Tomoya (Faculty Fellow)

Articles

September 12, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

What it Takes to Improve Productivity: Promoting HR and IT investment in tandem

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 6, 2017 [Column]

Consumption-boosting Effects of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics: Whose consumption expenditures will increase in net terms?

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

September 5, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

What is in Question Now at Governance on Overseas M&A: Optimizing the decentralization and centralization of management as the key

MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 31, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Economics of the populist backlash

Dani RODRIK (Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy, Harvard University, and CEPR Research Fellow)

Articles

August 24, 2017 [Column]

Shift to a Science-based Economy and New Forms of Industry-Academia Partnership

MOTOHASHI Kazuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 23, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Impaired Loss Accounting Does Not Affect Firms’ Investment

UESUGI Iichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 8, 2017 [RIETI Report]

Agglomeration benefits versus firm selection

KONDO Keisuke (Fellow, RIETI )

Articles

August 8, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Agglomeration benefits versus firm selection

KONDO Keisuke (Fellow)

Articles

August 3, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Digitization Bringing Change to Tax Administration

SATO Motohiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 31, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

A TPP without the United States now set in motion: Japan should lead trade talks in Asia

YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 28, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Explaining the persistence of the gender wage gap in Japan: The ‘glass ceiling’ and the ‘sticky floor’

HARA Hiromi (Associate Professor of Economics, Japan Women’s University)

Articles

July 27, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Globalisation and executive compensation

Wolfgang KELLER (Director of the McGuire Center for International Economics and Professor at the University of Colorado-Boulder) / Will OLNEY (Associate Professor of Economics, Williams College)

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