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Symposiums and Workshops


October 16, 2014 New 
METI-RIETI Symposium - Program
"Corporate Governance Reform in Japan: Lessons from the United Kingdom"

October 8, 2014 New 
RIETI Special Seminar - Program
"Creating Capabilities" by Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor James J. Heckman

Policy Update


September 25, 2014  New 
"Monocentric Concentration in Tokyo and Rural Economy Vitalization"
HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Call for Papers


Perspectives from Around the World


September 10, 2014  New 
"Global Fiscal Adjustment"
Warwick MCKIBBIN (Professor, Australian National University)

Newspapers & Magazines

TODO Yasuyuki

September 24, 2014  New 
"Asia and the Middle-Income Trap: How exclusion hinders growth and innovation"
TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

OWAN Hideo

September 12, 2014  New 
"Defeating Three Obstacles is Crucial to Promote Women's Advancement"
OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)


September 4, 2014  New 
"Topics in Corporate Governance Reform: Encouraging management that can take risks"
MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

BBL Seminars

KIYOTAKI Nobuhiro's Photo

August 4, 2014  New 
"Financial Crisis and Economic Policy"
KIYOTAKI Nobuhiro (Professor of Economics, Princeton University)

Christopher K. JOHNSON's Photo

July 29, 2014  New 
"Decoding 'A New Style of Great Power Relations' in U.S.-China Ties: Implications for economics and security in East Asia"
Christopher K. JOHNSON (Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS))

Latest Research/Policy Papers

Discussion Papers (full text in English)

Sep 25, 2014
"The Economics of Attribute-Based Regulation: Theory and evidence from fuel-economy standards"
ITO Koichiro (Fellow, RIETI) and James M. SALLEE (University of Chicago)
Sep 3, 2014
"What Types of Science and Technology Policies Stimulate Innovation? Evidence from Chinese firm-level data"
ITO Asei (University of Tokyo), Zhuoran LI (University of Tokyo) and Min WANG (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China)
Aug 25, 2014
"Natural Disaster and Natural Selection"
UCHIDA Hirofumi (Kobe University), MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Nihon University), HOSONO Kaoru (Gakushuin University), ONO Arito (Mizuho Research Institute), UCHINO Taisuke (Research Associate, RIETI) and UESUGI Iichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Discussion Papers (abstract in English, text in Japanese)

Sep 26, 2014
"Gender Income Gap among White-Collar Regular Workers: A clarification of the determinants that explain an 80% of the gap, and its mechanism"
YAMAGUCHI Kazuo (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)
Sep 12, 2014
"Incentive Design for Inventors: Theory and empirical evidence"
NAGAOKA Sadao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI), OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and ONISHI Koichiro (Osaka University of Technology)
Sep 10, 2014
"Effects of Lending Relationships with Government Banks on Firm Performance: Evidence from a Japanese government bank for small businesses"
UESUGI Iichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI), UCHIDA Hirofumi (Kobe University) and MIZUSUGI Yuta (SHIFT Incorporated)

Policy Discussion Papers (full text in English)

Sep 30, 2014
"Services Negotiation and Plurilateral Agreements: TISA and sectoral approach"
NAKATOMI Michitaka (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

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

Sep 5, 2014
"[WTO Case Review Series No. 9] United States—Certain Country of Origin Labelling Requirements (DS384, 386): The impacts of country of origin labelling on international trade"
NAIKI Yoshiko (Osaka University)
Aug 25, 2014
"Trends and Characteristics of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan"
TANAKA Kiyoyasu (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)




September 26, 2014 New 
"Fast trains, supply networks, and firm performance"

Andrew B. BERNARD's Photo

Jack Byrne Professor of International Economics at Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College

Andreas MOXNES's Photo

Andreas MOXNES
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Oslo

SAITO Yukiko's Photo

SAITO Yukiko
Senior Fellow, RIETI

back issues

RIETI Highlight

RIETI Highlight vol.48 in English

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Special Contents


AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators

September 30, 2014 New 
AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators

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

September 30, 2014 New 
Database Construction of the Nominal and Real Effective Exchange Rates by Industry of Japan, Korea, and China


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