RIETI has established a Quantitative Analysis and Database cluster for systematic maintenance of databases used in policy analysis. This section introduces each project and provides data which are open to the public and available for use outside RIETI.
Japan Industrial Productivity Database 2014 (JIP 2014)
China Industrial Productivity Database 2011 (CIP 2011)
The China Industrial Productivity (CIP) Database Project was initiated by Professor Harry X. Wu and Professor Kyoji Fukao, both from the Institute of Economic Research (IER), Hitotsubashi University, in January 2010. It aims to construct consistent industry-level input and output data series that satisfy analytical studies in a general production function framework as well as for international comparisons of output and productivity.
Asian Monetary Unit (AMU) and AMU Deviation Indicators
Industry-Specific Nominal and Real Effective Exchange Rates in Asia
The project of constructing the industry-specific NEER/REER is jointly conducted by RIETI and the Center for Economic and Social Studies in Asia (CESSA) of the Department of Economics at Yokohama National University (YNU). Project members responsible for constructing the database include Professors Kiyotaka Sato (YNU), Junko Shimizu (Gakushuin University), Nagendra Shrestha (YNU), and Shajuan Zhang (YNU).
The Japanese Study of Aging and Retirement (JSTAR)
This website provides information regarding the Japanese Study of Aging and Retirement (JSTAR), a panel survey of elderly people aged 50 or older conducted by the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (hereinafter "RIETI"), Hitotsubashi University, and, more recently, the University of Tokyo. Detailed survey results as well as information regarding the use of the micro-data collected in the survey, which is made available (subject to approval by RIETI) to researchers belonging to universities and/or research institutes can be found here.
RIETI Trade Industry Database (RIETI-TID)
RIETI Foreign Direct Investment Database (RIETI FDI Database)
International Comparison of Productivity among Asian Countries (ICPA) Project
The ICPA project compares the industry-by-industry productivity of Japan, the United States, China, Korea, and Taiwan. Conference report and position papers are available for download.
Description of ICPA Project [PDF:80KB]
Studies on the Japanese Innovation System
Fiscal 2002 Survey on Business-Academia Collaboration Regarding Innovation System