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Symposiums and Workshops


Event Date: August 21, 2015 New 
RIETI-NISTEP Policy Symposium
"Open Innovation as a Key Driver of Japan's Industrial Competitiveness"

Policy Update

GOTO Yasuo

July 22, 2015  New 
"Findings from SME Research: A path to restoring Japan's economic vitality"
GOTO Yasuo (Senior Fellow) and NAKAJIMA Atsushi (Chairman, RIETI)

Perspectives from Around the World


June 19, 2015  New 
"Effects of fiscal shocks in a globalised world"
Alan J AUERBACH (Professor of Economics and Law at the University of California, Berkeley) and Yuriy GORODNICHENKO (Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley)

Newspapers & Magazines

Dale W. Jorgenson

July 29, 2015  New 
"Abenomics and the Trans-Pacific Partnership"
Dale W. Jorgenson (External Advisory Committee Member, RIETI)


June 29, 2015  New 
"Regional Perspectives on Economic Revitalization: Promoting industries with earning power"
NAKAMURA Ryohei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

BBL Seminars

Giovanni FACCHINI's PhotoYotam MARGALIT's Photo

July 28, 2015  New 
"Immigration—The effects of media and the evolution of debate in advanced economies"
Giovanni FACCHINI (Professor, University of Nottingham) and Yotam MARGALIT (Associate Professor, Columbia University / Tel Aviv University )

Richard BALDWIN's Photo

July 13, 2015  New 
"Servicification of Manufacturing: Facts and reflections on policy implications"
Richard BALDWIN (Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute, Geneva / Director, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR))

RIETI Database


July 9, 2015 New 
CIP Database 2015

Fellows' Works


Latest Research/Policy Papers

Discussion Papers (full text in English)

Jul 29, 2015
"Understanding the Health Effects of the Death of Spouses in Modern China: Evidence from the city of Qingdao"
KAWATA Keisuke (Hiroshima University), WANG Meixin (Qingdao University) and YIN Ting (Fellow, RIETI)
"The Economic Impact of Supply Chain Disruptions from the Great East Japan Earthquake"
TOKUI Joji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI), KAWASAKI Kazuyasu (Toyo University) and MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
Jul 28, 2015
"Population Density, Fertility, and Childcare Services from the Perspective of a Two-Region Overlapping Generations Model"
ISHIDA Ryo (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance), OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) and YASUOKA Masaya (Kwansei Gakuin University)
"State-owned Enterprise Reforms in the TPP Negotiation: Is it a win-win for Vietnam?"
LE Thi Anh Nguyet (Ho Chi Minh City University of Law)
"Heterogeneous Impact of Real Estate Prices on Firm Investment"
HAZAMA Makoto (Hitotsubashi University) and UESUGI Iichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
"Extensions of Rubin's Causal Model for a Latent-Class Treatment Variable: An analysis of the effects of employers' work-life balance policies on women's income attainment in Japan"
YAMAGUCHI Kazuo (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)
Jul 24, 2015
"Industry-level Factor Inputs and TFP and Regional Convergence: 1970-2008"
TOKUI Joji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI), MAKINO Tatsuji (Hitotsubashi University) and FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
Jul 17, 2015
"Performance-related Pay and Productivity: Evidence from Japan"
KATO Takao (Colgate University) and KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)
"Can Firms with Political Connections Borrow More Than Those Without? Evidence from firm-level data for Indonesia"
FU Jiangtao (Waseda University), SHIMAMOTO Daichi (Waseda University) and TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Discussion Papers (abstract in English, text in Japanese)

Aug 3, 2015
"Dispersion of Firm Profitability"
MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President)
Jul 30, 2015
"International Trade and Private Standards: Discussions in the WTO and initiatives outside the WTO"
NAIKI Yoshiko (Osaka University)
Jul 29, 2015
"An NEG approach to verifying the Straw Effect: Evidence from the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge in Japan"
IHARA Ryusuke (Asia University), NAKAMURA Ryohei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and MORITA Manabu (Aomori Chuo Gakuin University)
"On the Recovery of the Manufacturing Industry from the Great East Japan Earthquake"
HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
Jul 28, 2015
"Resolving Standard Essential Patents Issues through Competition Law"
KAWAHAMA Noboru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
"Public Service Reform and Third-sector Organizations: New development of general incorporated associations and foundations"
USHIRO Fusao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
"Origin and Development of the Quasi-Market System in Japan: From healthcare to welfare, and to education"
USHIRO Fusao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
Jul 16, 2015
"Enforcement Trend in the Chinese Antimonopoly Law: Selectively targeting foreign companies and being used as a tool of industrial policies?"
KAWASHIMA Fujio (Nagoya University)

Policy Discussion Papers (full text in English)

Jul 17, 2015
"What Decides the Lifespan of Standardized Technologies? The first look at de jure standards in Japan"
TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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

Jul 28, 2015
"[WTO Case Review Series No. 14] Thailand—Customs and Fiscal Measures on Cigarettes from the Philippines (DS371): More stringent discipline of GATT on internal regulation restricting competitive opportunities for imports"
OBASE Takuma (Senshu University)


In Memory of Former RIETI President Masahiko Aoki


August 3, 2015  New 
"Attempts to Make the Construction Industry More Empowering for Women"

KONNO Yukiko's Photo

KONNO Yukiko
Fellow, RIETI

July 27, 2015  New 
"Quantitative Assessment of the Roles Played by Governmental Financial Institutions for SMEs"

UESUGI Iichiro's Photo

UESUGI Iichiro
Faculty Fellow, RIETI

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July 23, 2015 New 
"The quality of distance: Quality sorting, Alchian-Allen effect, and geography"

TAKECHI Kazutaka's Photo

TAKECHI Kazutaka
Professor, Hosei University

July 14, 2015 New 
"Japan and the Great Divergence, 725 to 1874"

Jean-Pascal BASSINO

Jean-Pascal BASSINO
Professor of Economics, ENS de Lyon


Professor of Economic History, London School of Economics; Research Theme Leader, CAGE; Research Fellow, CEPR

FUKAO Kyoji's Photo

Faculty Fellow

Bishnupriya GUPTA's Photo

Bishnupriya GUPTA
Department of Economics, University of Warwick

TAKASHIMA Masanori's Photo

Researcher and PhD candidate at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University

July 9, 2015 New 
"Trade agreements and trans-Pacific competition"

Dale W. JORGENSON's Photo

Samuel W. Morris University Professor, Harvard University

NOMURA Koji's Photo

Faculty Fellow

Jon D. SAMUELS's Photo

Research Economist at the Bureau of Economic Analysis and Associate at the Institute of Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University

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RIETI Highlight

RIETI Highlight vol.53 in English

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Special Contents


AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators

August 3, 2015 New 
AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators

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

August 3, 2015 New 
Database Construction of the Nominal and Real Effective Exchange Rates by Industry of Japan, Korea, and China


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