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Symposiums and Workshops


Event Date: May 15, 2015 New 
OECD-RIETI Special Session
"Green Growth in Asia"

Event Date: May 26, 2015 New 
RIETI-IZA World of Labor Policy Symposium
"Reforming Labor Market Institutions to Promote Elderly Employment"

Policy Update

FUKUYAMA Mitsuhiro

March 20, 2015  New 
"Le Lac Magique: The WTO one year after Bali and beyond"
FUKUYAMA Mitsuhiro (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Perspectives from Around the World


March 5, 2015  New 
"Betting the house: Monetary policy, mortgage booms and housing prices"
Òscar JORDÀ (Research Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Professor of Economics, University of California, Davis) , Moritz SCHULARICK (Professor of Economics, University of Bonn and CEPR Research Fellow) and Alan TAYLOR (Professor of Economics and Finance, University of California, Davis; Research Fellow, CEPR)

Newspapers & Magazines


April 24, 2015  New 
"Main Issue in the Second Round of Wage Hikes: The real issue is to improve the terms of trade"
KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

BBL Seminars

Randall S. JONES's Photo

May 12, 2015  New 
"OECD Economic Survey of Japan 2015: Structural reforms to boost growth"
Randall S. JONES (Head of Japan/Korea Desk, Economics Department, OECD)

Claude BARFIELD's Photo

April 17, 2015  New 
"The Strategic and Economic Implications of the TPP"
Claude BARFIELD (Resident Scholar, The American Enterprise Institute)

RIETI Database


Fellows' Works


Latest Research/Policy Papers

Discussion Papers (full text in English)

May 25, 2015
"The Prodigal Son: Does the younger brother always care for his parents in old age?"
KOMURA Mizuki (Nagoya University) and OGAWA Hikaru (Nagoya University)
May 22, 2015
"Risk-taking and Firm Growth"
XU Peng (Hosei University)
May 19, 2015
"Parallel Imports and Repair Services"
ISHIKAWA Jota (Faculty Fellow, RIETI), MORITA Hodaka (University of New South Wales) and MUKUNOKI Hiroshi (Gakushuin University)
May 15, 2015
"The Japan-U.S. Price Level Index for Industry Outputs"
NOMURA Koji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and MIYAGAWA Kozo (Keio University)
"Energy Efficiency Improvement and Technical Changes in Japanese Industries, 1955-2012"
KONISHI Yoko (Senior Fellow, RIETI) and NOMURA Koji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
May 13, 2015
"Network-motivated Lending Decisions"
OGURA Yoshiaki (Waseda University), OKUI Ryo (VU University Amsterdam / Kyoto University) and SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)
"Buyer-Supplier Networks and Aggregate Volatility"
MIZUNO Takayuki (National Institute of Informatics), SOUMA Wataru (Nihon University) and WATANABE Tsutomu (University of Tokyo)
May 8, 2015
"Do Intangibles Contribute to Productivity Growth in East Asian Countries? Evidence from Japan and Korea"
Hyunbae CHUN (Sogang University), MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI), Hak Kil PYO (Seoul National University) and TONOGI Konomi (Kanagawa University)
May 7, 2015
"A Half Century of Trans-Pacific Competition: Price level indices and productivity gaps for Japanese and U.S. industries, 1955-2012"
Dale W. JORGENSON (Harvard University), NOMURA Koji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and Jon D. SAMUELS (Bureau of Economic Analysis)

Discussion Papers (abstract in English, text in Japanese)

May 14, 2015
"Third-sector Governance and Regional Revitalization"
KITAMI Tomitaro (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)
May 13, 2015
"Skills and Life Satisfaction of Regular Workers with Diversified Working Styles: An empirical analysis using micro data from Japan"
KUME Koichi (Recruit Works Institute), TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and TODA Akihito (Recruit Works Institute)
"Determinants of Demands for Severance Payments: An empirical analysis using counter-factual question"
TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI), KUME Koichi (Recruit Works Institute) and TODA Akihito (Recruit Works Institute)
"Child-rearing Methods and Their Effect on Performance in the Labor Market: Empirical research in Japan"
NISHIMURA Kazuo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and YAGI Tadashi (Doshisha University)

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

May 22, 2015
"[WTO Case Review Series no.12] Canada — Certain Measures Affecting the Renewable Energy Generation Sector/Canada — Measures Relating to the Feed-In Tariff Program (WT/DS412, WT/DS426): Some implications for regulations of public-owned enterprises and governmental intervention by means of creation of a 'new' market"
KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
May 18, 2015
"[WTO Case Review Series No.11] Philippines—Taxes on Distilled Spirits (WT/DS396/DS403): Liquor tax system in developing countries and the national treatment"
ISHIKAWA Yoshimichi (University of Shizuoka)
May 8, 2015
"How to Revitalize Japanese Agriculture"
YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior Fellow, RIETI)



May 21, 2015  New 
"A New Index of Economic Activity Points to a Steady Recovery in the Economy"

ITO Arata's Photo

ITO Arata
Fellow, RIETI

May 20, 2015  New 
"Long- and Short-term Perspectives for Pension Reform and Options Left for Japan"

KITAO Sagiri's Photo

KITAO Sagiri
Visiting Fellow, RIETI

May 7, 2015  New 
"Energy Mix and Electricity System Reform Going Forward"

OHASHI Hiroshi's Photo

OHASHI Hiroshi
Faculty Fellow, RIETI

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May 18, 2015 New 
"Making Japan a place where women can shine"

EDAMURA Kazuma's photo

Research Fellow at the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)

INUI Tomohiko's Photo

INUI Tomohiko
Faculty Fellow , RIETI

NAKAMURO Makiko's photo

Associate Professor in the Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

OZAWA Junko's photo

Private Finance Initiative (PFI) Promotion Office, Cabinet Office

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RIETI Highlight

RIETI Highlight vol.53 in English

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Special Contents


AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators

May 25, 2015 New 
AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators

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

May 25, 2015 New 
Database Construction of the Nominal and Real Effective Exchange Rates by Industry of Japan, Korea, and China


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