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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

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Scientific Management of Human Resources with Applications to Japanese Companies: Utilizing data based on causal inference

June 27, 2017 [RIETI Books (Japanese)]

Written by OWAN Hideo

YAMAMOTO Isamu's Photo

Unresolved Challenges Facing Working Style Reform: Per-hour productivity should be improved

June 23, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

YAMAMOTO Isamu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

OGURO Kazumasa's Photo

Education Budgeting: Public return on education should be the point of reference

June 21, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Book cover

Gender Inequality in the Workplace: Theory and empirical analysis

June 13, 2017 [RIETI Books (Japanese)]

Written by YAMAGUCHI Kazuo

Willem THORBECKE's Photo

Exchange Rates and the Swiss Economy

June 12, 2017 [Non Technical Summaries]

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / KATO Atsuyuki (Kanazawa University)

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Articles

June 27, 2017 [Column]

What Was U.S. President Trump’s Tax Reform All About?

SATO Motohiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Publications

June 27, 2017 [RIETI Books (Japanese)]

Scientific Management of Human Resources with Applications to Japanese Companies: Utilizing data based on causal inference

Written by OWAN Hideo

Papers

June 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Labor Market Impact of Labor Cost Increase without Productivity Gain: A natural experiment from the 2003 social insurance premium reform in Japan

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / YOKOYAMA Izumi (Hitotsubashi University)

Articles

June 23, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Unresolved Challenges Facing Working Style Reform: Per-hour productivity should be improved

YAMAMOTO Isamu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Political Connections and Antidumping Investigations: Evidence from China

ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 22, 2017 [RIETI Report]

Trends and priority shifts in artificial intelligence technology invention: A global patent analysis

FUJII Hidemichi (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences, Nagasaki University) / MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 22, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Trends and priority shifts in artificial intelligence technology invention: A global patent analysis

FUJII Hidemichi (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences, Nagasaki University) / MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 21, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Education Budgeting: Public return on education should be the point of reference

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 20, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Computer-based narrative analysis of the Bank of Japan’s Governor Kuroda

TAKEDA Yosuke (Professor, Faculty of Economics, Sophia University) / KEIDA Masayuki (Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Rissho University)

About RIETI

June 19, 2017 [About RIETI]

Message from the President

About RIETI

June 19, 2017 [About RIETI]

Message from the Chairman

Papers

June 19, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

FTAs and the Pattern of Trade: The case of the Japan-Chile FTA

KUNO Arata (Kyorin University) / URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YOKOTA Kazuhiko (Waseda University)

Articles

June 19, 2017 [Column]

Visualizing the Prioritization of Infrastructure Development

MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Events

June 16, 2017 [Symposiums]

Information Technology and the New Globalization: Asia's economy today and tomorrow

Events

June 15, 2017 [Workshops]

Outline of White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2017: How can we promote free trade in a sustainable way?

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Papers

June 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Labor Market Impact of Labor Cost Increase without Productivity Gain: A natural experiment from the 2003 social insurance premium reform in Japan

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / YOKOYAMA Izumi (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

June 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Political Connections and Antidumping Investigations: Evidence from China

ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 19, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

FTAs and the Pattern of Trade: The case of the Japan-Chile FTA

KUNO Arata (Kyorin University) / URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YOKOTA Kazuhiko (Waseda University)

Papers

June 13, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Listing and Financial Constraints

UEDA Kenichi (University of Tokyo / TCER) / ISHIDE Akira (Northwestern University) / GOTO Yasuo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 12, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Effects of Supply Chain Disruptions Caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake on Workers

KONDO Ayako (University of Tokyo)

Papers

June 12, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Dispersion and Volatility of TFPQ in Service Industries

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

June 12, 2017 [Non Technical Summaries]

Exchange Rates and the Swiss Economy

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / KATO Atsuyuki (Kanazawa University)

Papers

June 12, 2017 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No. 18] India—Certain Measures Relating to Solar Cells and Solar Modules (WT/DS456): Developing Interpretation regarding government procurement, Articles XX(d) and XX(j) of the GATT

SEKINE Takemasa (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)

Papers

June 6, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Strong Belief in the Japanese Farm Policy of the Need to Support Small-scale Farmers

YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 6, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Fiscal Forward Guidance: A case for selective transparency

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

Papers

June 5, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Penetration of Generic Drugs and Incentives: Effect of introducing pricing premiums for generic prescriptions

NISHIKAWA Kohei (Setsunan University) / OHASHI Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 5, 2017 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

IT and AI Technology and New Agricultural Management

YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 31, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Impact of Dividend Exemption on the Activities of Japanese-owned Foreign Affiliates

HASEGAWA Makoto (GRIPS) / KIYOTA Kozo (Research Associate, RIETI)

Papers

May 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Forgiveness Versus Financing: The determinants and impact of SME debt forbearance in Japan

ONO Arito (Chuo University) / YASUDA Yukihiro (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

May 30, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Overseas Production Expansion and Domestic Transaction Networks

HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (IDE, JETRO) / MATSUURA Toshiyuki (Keio University)

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Events

June 16, 2017 [Symposiums]

Information Technology and the New Globalization: Asia's economy today and tomorrow

Events

June 15, 2017 [Workshops]

Outline of White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2017: How can we promote free trade in a sustainable way?

Events

June 12, 2017 [Workshops]

Hitotsubashi-RIETI International Workshop on Real Estate Market, Productivity, and Prices

Events

June 7, 2017 [Workshops]

Outline of the White Paper on Manufacturing Industries (Monodzukuri)

Events

May 29, 2017 [BBL Seminars]

Energy Markets: What to do when forecasting is useless

Robert S. PINDYCK (Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Professor of Economics and Finance, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Events

April 24, 2017 [Workshops]

2017 White Paper on Small and Medium Enterprises in Japan and 2017 White Paper on Small Enterprises in Japan

Events

March 27, 2017 [Workshops]

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Challenges: Catch the wave

Events

February 17, 2017 [Workshops]

Gender Inequality in the Workplace

Events

January 30, 2017 [Symposiums]

Brexit: On the future of the UK and the global economy (Summary)

Events

January 30, 2017 [Workshops]

Future Direction of Trade Policy and Employment and Social Security under the New Administration in the United States

Events

January 12, 2017 [BBL Seminars]

Demography and the Japanese Economy

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Senior Advisor and Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, Faculty of Economics, Rissho University)

Events

January 4, 2017 [Workshops]

Intellectual Property Strategies and Human Resources Development in the Era of IoT, BD, and AI

Events

January 4, 2017 [Workshops]

Exchange Rates and International Currency: Perspective from China and Japan

Events

December 14, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

The People's Money: How China is Building a Global Currency

Paola SUBACCHI (Director, International Economics, Chatham House)

Events

December 13, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Industry-Academia Collaborations for Open Innovation in Japan: OECD's latest survey as seen in cases from the United States and Europe

Mario CERVANTES (Senior Economist and Head of TIP Secretariat, Science and Technology Policy Division, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation)

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Articles

June 27, 2017 [Column]

What Was U.S. President Trump’s Tax Reform All About?

SATO Motohiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 23, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Unresolved Challenges Facing Working Style Reform: Per-hour productivity should be improved

YAMAMOTO Isamu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 22, 2017 [RIETI Report]

Trends and priority shifts in artificial intelligence technology invention: A global patent analysis

FUJII Hidemichi (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences, Nagasaki University) / MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 22, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Trends and priority shifts in artificial intelligence technology invention: A global patent analysis

FUJII Hidemichi (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences, Nagasaki University) / MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 21, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Education Budgeting: Public return on education should be the point of reference

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 20, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Computer-based narrative analysis of the Bank of Japan’s Governor Kuroda

TAKEDA Yosuke (Professor, Faculty of Economics, Sophia University) / KEIDA Masayuki (Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Rissho University)

Articles

June 19, 2017 [Column]

Visualizing the Prioritization of Infrastructure Development

MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 13, 2017 [Column]

A Yen for Change: The strong yen and the Japanese automobile industry

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 6, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Pros and Cons of the "Hometown Tax" Donation Program: Return gifts should be excluded from deductibles

SATO Motohiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 2, 2017 [Column]

Toward Artificial Intelligence Technologies as an Integral Part of Service Business Operations

KONISHI Yoko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 31, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

What are the Conditions for Successful Telework?

TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 22, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Shall we Skype? Yes, but later: Impacts of an online English learning programme among Japanese high school students

HIGUCHI Yuki (Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University; Project member, RIETI) / SASAKI Miyuki (Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nagoya City University) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Associate Professor in the Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University)

Articles

May 19, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

New Economic Index "Inclusive Wealth": Placing importance on the value of education, health, and nature

MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 18, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Austerity in the aftermath of the Great Recession

Christopher HOUSE (Associate Professor of Economics, University of Michigan) / Christian PROEBSTING (Scientific collaborator, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) / Linda TESAR (Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan)

Articles

May 15, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Keen Eye for Economic Trends: No magic bullet for fiscal consolidation

SATO Motohiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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