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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

UNAYAMA Takashi

Lessons from the 2014 Consumption Tax Rate Increase: The decision-making process is more important than the timing of implementation

June 22, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

UNAYAMA Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Chi Hung KWAN

Chinese Economy Bottoming Out: Improvement in macroeconomic indicators in March worth noting

June 9, 2016 [China in Transition]

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Matthias DOEPKE

Why European women are saying no to having (more) babies

June 9, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Matthias DOEPKE (Professor of Economics, Northwestern University; Research Affiliate, CEPR) / Fabian KINDERMANN (Assistant Professor, University of Bonn)

MORIKAWA Masayuki

Policies for Improving Productivity in Service Industries: Taking advantage of innovation and information technology to achieve higher capacity utilization

June 6, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro

Does a Widening Income Gap Have an Adverse Effect on Growth?

May 30, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Events

June 27, 2016 [Symposiums]

Corporate Governance Reform and Japanese Business Growth

Papers

June 23, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Does Employee Stock Ownership Work? Evidence from publicly-traded firms in Japan

KATO Takao (Colgate University) / MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / OWAN Hideo (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 22, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Lessons from the 2014 Consumption Tax Rate Increase: The decision-making process is more important than the timing of implementation

UNAYAMA Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 22, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Understanding the Flow of Electronic Parts and Components in East Asia

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 20, 2016 [RIETI Report]

Estimating the harm Japan's next VAT rate increase will inflict on the economy

UNAYAMA Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / David CASHIN (Economist, Federal Reserve Board of Governors)

Articles

June 20, 2016 [Column]

Evidence of "Evidence-based Policymaking"

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

June 20, 2016 [VoxEU Column]

Estimating the harm Japan's next VAT rate increase will inflict on the economy

UNAYAMA Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / David CASHIN (Economist, Federal Reserve Board of Governors)

Papers

June 16, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Policy Uncertainty and Economic Activity

ITO Arata (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 15, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Utilization of Female and Foreign Employees among Japanese Firms: An empirical analysis using firm panel data

TAKAMURA Shizuka (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 13, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Structural Change and Institutional Design of the Coal Industry in China

MENG Jianjun (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 9, 2016 [China in Transition]

Chinese Economy Bottoming Out: Improvement in macroeconomic indicators in March worth noting

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 9, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Why European women are saying no to having (more) babies

Matthias DOEPKE (Professor of Economics, Northwestern University; Research Affiliate, CEPR) / Fabian KINDERMANN (Assistant Professor, University of Bonn)

Events

June 8, 2016 [Workshops]

Energy Prices, Exchange Rates, and the International Economic Order

Articles

June 8, 2016 [VoxEU Column]

Artificial intelligence and employment

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President)

Articles

June 6, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Policies for Improving Productivity in Service Industries: Taking advantage of innovation and information technology to achieve higher capacity utilization

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

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Papers

June 23, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Does Employee Stock Ownership Work? Evidence from publicly-traded firms in Japan

KATO Takao (Colgate University) / MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / OWAN Hideo (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 22, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Understanding the Flow of Electronic Parts and Components in East Asia

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 16, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Policy Uncertainty and Economic Activity

ITO Arata (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 15, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Utilization of Female and Foreign Employees among Japanese Firms: An empirical analysis using firm panel data

TAKAMURA Shizuka (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 13, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Structural Change and Institutional Design of the Coal Industry in China

MENG Jianjun (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 2, 2016 [Non Technical Summaries]

The Regional Spillover Effects of the Tohoku Earthquake

Robert DEKLE (University of Southern California) / Eunpyo HONG (University of Southern California) / Wei XIE (University of Southern California)

Papers

June 1, 2016 [Non Technical Summaries]

Two-sided Heterogeneity and Trade

Andrew B. BERNARD (Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth) / Andreas MOXNES (University of Oslo) / Karen Helene ULLTVEIT-MOE (University of Oslo)

Papers

May 25, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Japanese Government's Initiative for Standards and Certifications in the 1980s-2000s: Economic growth as a policy goal and improvement of product value

KAWAMURA Satoshi (Research Associate, RIETI)

Papers

May 24, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Industrial Cluster Policy and Transaction Networks: Evidence from firm-level data in Japan

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

Papers

May 18, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Investigating the Effect of U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization on the ASEAN-4 Economies

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 10, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Dynamical Linkage among Economic Conditions, Exchange Rates, and Prices

KICHIKAWA Yuichi (Niigata University) / IYETOMI Hiroshi (Niigata University) / AOYAMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 6, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Association among Socioeconomic Status, Health and Function-related Variables, and Onset of Depression in the Case of Middle-aged and Older People in Japan

SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 2, 2016 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Indirect Exports and Wholesalers: Evidence from interfirm transaction network data

FUJII Daisuke (Fellow, RIETI) / ONO Yukako (Keio University) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 2, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Foreign Tourists and Productivity of the Accommodation Industry: An empirical analysis using micro data

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 2, 2016 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

China's Industrial and Trade Policies and Economic Growth

ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

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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

Events

May 11, 2016 [Symposiums]

Frontier of Inter-firm Network Analysis: Power of network and geographical friction (Summary)

Events

April 20, 2016 [Symposiums]

Moving the Japanese Economy onto a New Growth Path: Evidence-based grand design

Events

April 18, 2016 [Symposiums]

Diversity Management and Work Life Balance

Events

April 13, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Jokowi's Economic Policy: What will it take to reach sustainable development?

Fauziah ZEN (Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA))

Events

April 5, 2016 [Workshops]

How the United States selects its presidents

Events

April 5, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Key Issues in the Measurement of Service Sector Output and Productivity—An incomplete account

Paul SCHREYER (Deputy Director, Statistics Directorate, OECD)

Events

March 30, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Stronger Growth Remains Elusive: Urgent policy response is needed

Catherine L. MANN (Chief Economist, OECD)

Events

March 29, 2016 [Workshops]

Talks by Recipients of the Jiro Enjoji Memorial Prize and Nikkei Prize for Economics Books - Course for the Japanese Economy: Japanese labor market and foreign direct investment

Events

March 28, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Fintech Overview

Louis J. FORSTER (General Partner, Green Visor Capital) / Sam WEN (Venture Partner, Green Visor Capital)

Events

March 17, 2016 [Symposiums]

Frontier of Inter-firm Network Analysis: Power of network and geographical friction (Handouts)

Events

February 29, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Productivity: The main driver of economic growth for Japan

Randall S. JONES (Senior Economist and Head of Japan/Korea Desk, Economics Department, OECD)

Events

February 25, 2016 [Workshops]

Recent State of Play on Anti-dumping and Other Trade Remedy Measures: With overviews of Brazil and Japan (Summary)

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Articles

June 22, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Lessons from the 2014 Consumption Tax Rate Increase: The decision-making process is more important than the timing of implementation

UNAYAMA Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 20, 2016 [RIETI Report]

Estimating the harm Japan's next VAT rate increase will inflict on the economy

UNAYAMA Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / David CASHIN (Economist, Federal Reserve Board of Governors)

Articles

June 20, 2016 [Column]

Evidence of "Evidence-based Policymaking"

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

June 20, 2016 [VoxEU Column]

Estimating the harm Japan's next VAT rate increase will inflict on the economy

UNAYAMA Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / David CASHIN (Economist, Federal Reserve Board of Governors)

Articles

June 9, 2016 [China in Transition]

Chinese Economy Bottoming Out: Improvement in macroeconomic indicators in March worth noting

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 9, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Why European women are saying no to having (more) babies

Matthias DOEPKE (Professor of Economics, Northwestern University; Research Affiliate, CEPR) / Fabian KINDERMANN (Assistant Professor, University of Bonn)

Articles

June 8, 2016 [VoxEU Column]

Artificial intelligence and employment

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President)

Articles

June 6, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Policies for Improving Productivity in Service Industries: Taking advantage of innovation and information technology to achieve higher capacity utilization

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

May 30, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Does a Widening Income Gap Have an Adverse Effect on Growth?

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 27, 2016 [Column]

Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration as an Open Innovation Initiative for Regional Revitalization

TOMITA Hideaki (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 23, 2016 [VoxEU Column]

Private news and monetary policy: Forward guidance (or the expected virtue of ignorance)

FUJIWARA Ippei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / WAKI Yuichiro (Lecturer, School of Economics, University of Queensland)

Articles

May 18, 2016 [RIETI Report]

RIETI Policy Symposium "Frontier of Inter-firm Network Analysis: Power of network and geographical friction"

Articles

May 16, 2016 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Shock transmission through the global banking network

Galina HALE (Research Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco) / Tümer KAPAN (Portfolio Risk Manager, Fannie Mae) / Camelia MINOIU (Senior Economist, IMF)

Articles

May 12, 2016 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Monetary Policy Transmission through the Interest Rate and Exchange Rate Channel
Not Making an Impact Big Enough to Raise the Inflation Rate to 2%

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 9, 2016 [Policy Update]

Exports, Exchange Rates, and the Return on China's Investments

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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