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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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Gill WYNESS's Photo

The real costs of free university: Lessons from the UK

November 21, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Gill WYNESS (Senior Lecturer in Economics, UCL) / Richard MURPHY (Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin) / Judith SCOTT-CLAYTON (Associate Professor of Economics and Education, Columbia University)

TANAKA Ayumu's Photo

International Trade and Income Inequality in Japan

November 15, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

TANAKA Ayumu (Research Associate, RIETI)

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro's Photo

Is it Possible to Predict a Bubble Burst?

November 14, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

ITO Koichiro's Photo

RIETI Fellow ITO Koichiro's book was awarded the 39th Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities

November 13, 2017 [Recent Activities]

MORIKAWA Masayuki's Photo

Productivity Revolution: Drastic implementation will trigger conflicting interests and push inefficient businesses out of market

November 10, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

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Papers

November 21, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Vietnamese State-owned Enterprises under International Economic Integration

FUJITA Mai (IDE-JETRO)

Articles

November 21, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The real costs of free university: Lessons from the UK

Gill WYNESS (Senior Lecturer in Economics, UCL) / Richard MURPHY (Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin) / Judith SCOTT-CLAYTON (Associate Professor of Economics and Education, Columbia University)

Articles

November 20, 2017 [Column]

Awaiting the Realization of Fully Automated Vehicles: Potential economic effects and the need for a new economic and social design

TOMITA Hideaki (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 16, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Parent firms' resources and productivity of foreign subsidiaries

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Associate Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (ICS), Hitotsubashi University) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Toyo University)

Articles

November 15, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

International Trade and Income Inequality in Japan

TANAKA Ayumu (Research Associate, RIETI)

Events

November 15, 2017 [Workshops]

Standards and Intellectual Property: Strategies Japan should adopt in light of current global trends

Papers

November 14, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Household Income and the OECD's Four Types of Social Capital

YODO Masato (Kyoto University) / YANO Makoto (Chief Research Officer, RIETI)

Articles

November 14, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Is it Possible to Predict a Bubble Burst?

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

November 14, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Intraday Seasonality in Efficiency, Liquidity, Volatility, and Volume: Platinum and gold futures in Tokyo and New York

IWATSUBO Kentaro (Kobe University) / Clinton WATKINS (Kobe University) / XU Tao (Kobe University)

About RIETI

November 13, 2017 [Recent Activities]

RIETI Fellow ITO Koichiro's book was awarded the 39th Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities

Articles

November 13, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Survivors in export markets

INUI Tomohiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ITO Keiko (Professor in the School of Economics, Senshu University; Project Member, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Associate Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (ICS), Hitotsubashi University)

Articles

November 10, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Productivity Revolution: Drastic implementation will trigger conflicting interests and push inefficient businesses out of market

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

November 10, 2017 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.23] Colombia—Measures Relating to the Importation of Textiles, Apparel and Footwear (DS461): The legality of trade restrictions intended to prevent money laundering

ITO Kazuyori (Hokkaido University)

Events

November 7, 2017 [BBL Seminars]

Germany after the General Elections—Political and Economic Directions

Wolfgang TIEFENSEE (Thuringian Minister of Economy, Science and the Digital Society) / Hans Carl VON WERTHERN (Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Japan)

Papers

November 7, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Regulation of State-owned Enterprises through Trade Agreements: Evolving concept of commercial consideration

SEKINE Takemasa (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)

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Papers

November 21, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Vietnamese State-owned Enterprises under International Economic Integration

FUJITA Mai (IDE-JETRO)

Papers

November 14, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Household Income and the OECD's Four Types of Social Capital

YODO Masato (Kyoto University) / YANO Makoto (Chief Research Officer, RIETI)

Papers

November 14, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Intraday Seasonality in Efficiency, Liquidity, Volatility, and Volume: Platinum and gold futures in Tokyo and New York

IWATSUBO Kentaro (Kobe University) / Clinton WATKINS (Kobe University) / XU Tao (Kobe University)

Papers

November 10, 2017 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.23] Colombia—Measures Relating to the Importation of Textiles, Apparel and Footwear (DS461): The legality of trade restrictions intended to prevent money laundering

ITO Kazuyori (Hokkaido University)

Papers

November 7, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Regulation of State-owned Enterprises through Trade Agreements: Evolving concept of commercial consideration

SEKINE Takemasa (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)

Papers

November 2, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Evaluating Factors Affecting the Occurrence of Mission Drift in Third-sector Organizations

KOTAGIRI Yasuhiko (Tokushima University)

Papers

November 2, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Corporate Tax Competition in the Presence of Unemployment

MORITA Tadashi (Kindai University) / OGAWA Yoshitomo (Kindai University) / ONO Yoshiyasu (Osaka University)

Papers

November 2, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Regional Revitalization and Financial Relations between Local Governments and the Third Sector

KITAMI Tomitaro (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

November 1, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Decline and Restructuring of a State-owned Enterprise Group in the Vietnamese Iron and Steel Industry

KAWABATA Nozomu (Tohoku University)

Papers

October 31, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Components of the Japanese Third Sector and its Transformation: Focusing on the period of association founding

YAMAMOTO Hidehiro (Yamagata University)

Papers

October 27, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Risk-taking Behavior in Cooperative Financial Institutions and Financial Stability in Japan: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis

OHKUMA Masanori (Okayama University)

Papers

October 25, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Japanese Plants' Heterogeneity in Sales, Factor Inputs, and Participation in Global Value Chains

ITO Koji (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / Ivan DESEATNICOV (University of Tsukuba) / FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

October 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Economic Growth and the Change of Industrial Structure

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ANDO Koichi (Chuo University)

Papers

October 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Role of Managers in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: From the viewpoint of comparing Japan and the United States

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

Papers

October 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Current Conditions and Challenges of Third-sector Organizations in Japan: Considerations based on the Fourth Survey on the Third Sector (2017)

USHIRO Fusao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / SAKAMOTO Haruya (Kansai University)

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Events

November 15, 2017 [Workshops]

Standards and Intellectual Property: Strategies Japan should adopt in light of current global trends

Events

November 7, 2017 [BBL Seminars]

Germany after the General Elections—Political and Economic Directions

Wolfgang TIEFENSEE (Thuringian Minister of Economy, Science and the Digital Society) / Hans Carl VON WERTHERN (Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Japan)

Events

October 25, 2017 [Workshops]

Trade Issues and Policies under the New Protectionism

Events

October 6, 2017 [Symposiums]

Information Technology and the New Globalization: Asia’s economy today and tomorrow (Summary)

Events

October 5, 2017 [Workshops]

Economic and Financial Analysis of Commodity Markets

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

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Articles

November 21, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The real costs of free university: Lessons from the UK

Gill WYNESS (Senior Lecturer in Economics, UCL) / Richard MURPHY (Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin) / Judith SCOTT-CLAYTON (Associate Professor of Economics and Education, Columbia University)

Articles

November 20, 2017 [Column]

Awaiting the Realization of Fully Automated Vehicles: Potential economic effects and the need for a new economic and social design

TOMITA Hideaki (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 16, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Parent firms' resources and productivity of foreign subsidiaries

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Associate Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (ICS), Hitotsubashi University) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Toyo University)

Articles

November 15, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

International Trade and Income Inequality in Japan

TANAKA Ayumu (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

November 14, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Is it Possible to Predict a Bubble Burst?

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 13, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Survivors in export markets

INUI Tomohiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ITO Keiko (Professor in the School of Economics, Senshu University; Project Member, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Associate Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (ICS), Hitotsubashi University)

Articles

November 10, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Productivity Revolution: Drastic implementation will trigger conflicting interests and push inefficient businesses out of market

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

November 6, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The rise of robots in the German labour market

Wolfgang DAUTH (Assistant Professor of Empirical International and Regional Economics, University of Wuerzburg) / Sebastian FINDEISEN (Assistant Professor in Economics, University of Mannheim; Research Affiliate, CEPR) / Jens SÜDEKUM (Professor of International Economics at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf; Research Fellow, CEPR) / Nicole WOESSNER (Doctoral researcher, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE), University of Düsseldorf)

Articles

November 1, 2017 [From IZA]

Competitiveness, labor market institutions, and monetary policy
Monetary policy should respond to the exchange rate in countries where labor market institutions hinder wage adjustment

Ester FAIA (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University)

Articles

October 26, 2017 [RIETI Report]

Future of the Automotive Industry: Preparing for structural changes in the supply chain networks

HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

October 25, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Future of the Automotive Industry: Preparing for structural changes in the supply chain networks

HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

October 23, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The economic consequences of Mr Kim’s threats

Nadav Ben ZEEV (Assistant Professor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) / Evi PAPPA (Full Professor, European University Institute)

Articles

October 16, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Corporate Governance and Strategic Shareholders: Tax incentives for unwinding cross shareholdings

UEDA Ryoko (Senior Research Fellow, J-IRIS Research) / KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

October 16, 2017 [RIETI Report]

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

MORI Tomoya (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

October 11, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Risk intolerance and the global economy: A new macroeconomic framework

Ricardo CABALLERO (Professor of Economics, MIT) / Alp SIMSEK (Rudi Dornbusch Career Development Associate Professor of Economics, MIT)

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