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August 4, 2015  New 
"The revival of cities and the urban land premium"
Henri De GROOT (Professor in Regional Economic Dynamics at the Department of Spatial Economics, VU University Amsterdam), Gerard MARLET (Director, Atlas voor gemeenten), Coen TEULINGS (Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge; and CEPR Research Fellow) and Wouter VERMEULEN (Program manager Decentral Governments, CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis)

Newspapers & Magazines


August 27, 2015  New 
"Japan's Industrial Policy: Objective evaluation and feedback are crucial"
OKAZAKI Tetsuji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

BBL Seminars

Ulrike SCHAEDE's Photo

August 20, 2015  New 
"Trust Banks as Active Investors? An Analysis of Japan's Changing Shareholder Composition and Corporate Governance System"
Ulrike SCHAEDE (Professor of Japanese Business, University of California, San Diego)

RIETI Database


July 9, 2015 New 
CIP Database 2015

Fellows' Works


Latest Research/Policy Papers

Discussion Papers (full text in English)

Aug 28, 2015
"The Use of Science for Inventions and its Identification: Patent level evidence matched with survey"
NAGAOKA Sadao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and YAMAUCHI Isamu (Fellow, RIETI)
"Impacts of Japan's FTAs on Trade: The cases of FTAs with Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia"
ANDO Mitsuyo (Keio University) and URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
Aug 25, 2015
"Product Switching and the Business Cycle"
Andrew B. BERNARD (Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, CEPR & NBER) and OKUBO Toshihiro (Keio University)
"Female Labor Force Participation in Asia: Lessons from the Nordics"
KINOSHITA Yuko (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) and GUO Fang (Hubei University)
Aug 24, 2015
"Are There Trade-offs between the Existing and New Foreign Activities?"
ITO Yukiko (Tokyo Gakugei University)
Aug 21, 2015
"An Airline Merger and its Remedies: JAL-JAS of 2002"
DOI Naoshi (Sapporo Gakuin University) and OHASHI Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
Aug 14, 2015
"Are Japanese Men of Pensionable Age Underemployed or Overemployed?"
USUI Emiko (Hitotsubashi University), SHIMIZUTANI Satoshi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) and OSHIO Takashi (Hitotsubashi University)
Aug 13, 2015
"Asymmetric Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Japanese Exports: Application of the threshold vector autoregressive model"
Thi-Ngoc Anh NGUYEN (Yokohama National University) and SATO Kiyotaka (Yokohama National University)
Aug 4, 2015
"The Effectiveness of Pre-Disaster Planning and Post-Disaster Aid: Examining the impact on plants of the Great East Japan Earthquake"
Matthew A. COLE (University of Birmingham), Robert J R ELLIOTT (University of Birmingham), OKUBO Toshihiro (Keio University) and Eric STROBL (Ecole Polytechnique)
"Cognitive Distances in Prior Art Search by the Triadic Patent Offices: Empirical evidence from international search reports"
WADA Tetsuo (Gakushuin University)

Discussion Papers (abstract in English, text in Japanese)

Aug 26, 2015
"Synergy Effect of Combining Agriculture with Processing and Distributing Industries in the Okinawan Regional Economy: A new approach with the endogenous consumption IO model"
AKUNE Yuko (Reitaku University), ISHIKAWA Yoshifumi (Nanzan University) and NAKAMURA Ryohei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
Aug 18, 2015
"Uncertainty over Exchange Rates and Exports"
MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)
"Location and Productivity of Knowledge- and Information-intensive Services"
MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)
Aug 6, 2015
"Foreign Tourists and Productivity of the Accommodation Industry"
MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)
"Does Organizational Reform improve Firm Productivity?"
KAWAKAMI Atsushi (Teikyo University) and ASABA Shigeru (Waseda University)
Aug 3, 2015
"Dispersion of Firm Profitability"
MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

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)




August 6, 2015 New 
"Risk taking and firm growth"

XU Peng's Photo

XU Peng
Professor and Director, Institute of Comparative Economic Studies, Hosei University

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RIETI Highlight

RIETI Highlight vol.53 in English

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AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators

August 28, 2015 New 
AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators

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

August 28, 2015 New 
Database Construction of the Nominal and Real Effective Exchange Rates by Industry of Japan, Korea, and China


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