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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

MANAGI Shunsuke's Photo

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

May 19, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Christopher HOUSE's Photo

Austerity in the aftermath of the Great Recession

May 18, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

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)

SATO Motohiro's Photo

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

May 15, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

SATO Motohiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

ZHANG Hongyong's Photo

Rising Policy Uncertainty in the United States and the United Kingdom: Japanese companies may hold back on direct investment

May 12, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

YAMAMOTO Isamu's Photo

The Need for Work Style Reform in Japan and Its Impact

May 10, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

YAMAMOTO Isamu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

May 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Occupational Licenses and Labor Market Outcomes

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Are Part-time Employees Underpaid or Overpaid? Productivity–wage gaps in Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

A Compositional Data Analysis of Market Share Dynamics

ARATA Yoshiyuki (Fellow, RIETI) / ONOZAKI Tamotsu (Rissho University)

Papers

May 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Impact of Policy Uncertainty on Consumption and Saving Behavior: Evidence from a survey on consumers

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

More Schooling, More Generous? Estimating the effect of education on intergenerational transfers

YIN Ting (Fellow, RIETI) / ZHANG Junchao (Institute of Statistical Mathematics)

Papers

May 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Do Overseas Subsidiaries Benefit from Parent Firms' Intangibles?

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Toyo University)

Papers

May 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Market Thickness, Input-Output Linkages, and Agglomeration

MIYAUCHI Yuhei (MIT) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University)

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)

Papers

May 16, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Competition, Uncertainty, and Misallocation

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Toyo University) / YAMANOUCHI Kenta (Keio University)

Papers

May 16, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Size-dependent Policy and Firm Growth

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Toyo University) / TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 16, 2017 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.17] Peru—Additional Duty on Imports of Certain Agricultural Products (WT/DS457): Certain implications on the variable tariff system and the relationship between the WTO Agreement and regional trade agreements

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Who Are Afraid of Losing Their Jobs to Artificial Intelligence and Robots? Evidence from a survey

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Forecasting Firm Performance with Machine Learning: Evidence from Japanese firm-level data

MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University) / MIYAUCHI Yuhei (MIT) / Christian PEREZ (Carnegie Mellon University)

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Papers

May 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Occupational Licenses and Labor Market Outcomes

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Are Part-time Employees Underpaid or Overpaid? Productivity–wage gaps in Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

A Compositional Data Analysis of Market Share Dynamics

ARATA Yoshiyuki (Fellow, RIETI) / ONOZAKI Tamotsu (Rissho University)

Papers

May 24, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Impact of Policy Uncertainty on Consumption and Saving Behavior: Evidence from a survey on consumers

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

More Schooling, More Generous? Estimating the effect of education on intergenerational transfers

YIN Ting (Fellow, RIETI) / ZHANG Junchao (Institute of Statistical Mathematics)

Papers

May 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Do Overseas Subsidiaries Benefit from Parent Firms' Intangibles?

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Toyo University)

Papers

May 23, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Market Thickness, Input-Output Linkages, and Agglomeration

MIYAUCHI Yuhei (MIT) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

May 16, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Competition, Uncertainty, and Misallocation

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Toyo University) / YAMANOUCHI Kenta (Keio University)

Papers

May 16, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Size-dependent Policy and Firm Growth

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Toyo University) / TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 16, 2017 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.17] Peru—Additional Duty on Imports of Certain Agricultural Products (WT/DS457): Certain implications on the variable tariff system and the relationship between the WTO Agreement and regional trade agreements

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Who Are Afraid of Losing Their Jobs to Artificial Intelligence and Robots? Evidence from a survey

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice Chairman & Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Forecasting Firm Performance with Machine Learning: Evidence from Japanese firm-level data

MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University) / MIYAUCHI Yuhei (MIT) / Christian PEREZ (Carnegie Mellon University)

Papers

May 15, 2017 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Regional Variations in Access to Healthcare among Japanese Individuals over 50 Years Old: An analysis using JSTAR

SHOJI Keishi (Research Office on Financial Affairs, Research Bureau, The House of Representatives) / IBUKA Yoko (Faculty of Economics, Keio University)

Papers

May 15, 2017 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Industrial Revolutions and Global Imbalances

Alexander MONGE-NARANJO (FRB St. Louis / Washington University) / UEDA Kenichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 10, 2017 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Human Capital Theory Reconsidered as Social Network in the Age of AI/IoT

CHUMA Hiroyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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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)

Events

December 13, 2016 [Workshops]

Advancing Economic Relationships with Southeast Asia

Events

December 7, 2016 [Workshops]

Challenges towards Clean Technologies and a Hydrogen Society

Events

November 21, 2016 [Workshops]

Enhancing Productivity and Reforming Working Styles

Events

November 17, 2016 [Symposiums]

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

Events

November 17, 2016 [BBL Seminars]

Washington Perspective on TPP and Trade Policy in the Clinton (Trump?) Administration

Sherman E. KATZ (Senior Advisor, Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress (CSPC))

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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)

Articles

May 12, 2017 [RIETI Report]

Rising Policy Uncertainty in the United States and the United Kingdom: Japanese companies may hold back on direct investment

ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 12, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Rising Policy Uncertainty in the United States and the United Kingdom: Japanese companies may hold back on direct investment

ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 10, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

The Need for Work Style Reform in Japan and Its Impact

YAMAMOTO Isamu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 9, 2017 [Column]

"Power of Data Analysis" Essential to Evidence-based Policymaking

ITO Koichiro (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 27, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Competition Policy in a New Era: Market concentration in the IT world poses a challenge

OHASHI Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 26, 2017 [VoxEU Column]

Mitigating the propagation of negative shocks due to supply chain disruptions

INOUE Hiroyasu (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo) / TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 25, 2017 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Productivity in the Service Sector: Reforming Japan’s GDP statistics is urgently needed for more accuracy

FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 19, 2017 [From IZA]

How is new technology changing job design?
Machines’ ability to perform cognitive, physical, and social tasks is accelerating, dramatically changing jobs and labor markets

Michael GIBBS (University of Chicago and IZA)

Articles

April 17, 2017 [RIETI Report]

Persistent Economic Slowdown and Emergence of Debt-ridden Borrowers

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 17, 2017 [Column]

Persistent Economic Slowdown and Emergence of Debt-ridden Borrowers

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 12, 2017 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Benefits of importing: Evidence from US firms' global sourcing decisions

Pol ANTRÀS (Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University) / Teresa FORT (Assistant Professor, Tuck School, Business at Dartmouth College) / Felix TINTELNOT (Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Chicago)

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