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Discussion Papers

"Currency Invoicing and Foreign Exchange Risk Management: A Case Study of Japanese Firms"
by ITO Takatoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / the University of Tokyo), KOIBUCHI Satoshi (Chiba University of Commerce), SASAKI Yuri (Meiji Gakuin University), SATO Kiyotaka (Yokohama National University), SHIMIZU Junko (Senshu University) HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Institute of Developing Economies), and YOSHIMI Taiyo (Hitotsubashi University)
April 2008

"Assessment and Prospects of Intellectual Property Rights Provisions in RTAs"
by SUZUKI Masabumi (Professor, Nagoya University)
March 2008

"Widening Deviation among East Asian Currencies"
by OGAWA Eiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and YOSHIMI Taiyo (Hitotsubashi University)
March 2008

"Comparison of the Economic Partnership Agreements Concluded by Japan: Features Regarding Institutional Arrangement"
by KOBAYASHI Tomohiko (Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University)
September 2007

"Progress toward a Common Currency Basket System in East Asia"
by OGAWA Eiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and SHIMIZU Junko (Meikai University)
January 2007

"Disciplines on the Application of Antidumping Measures in Regional Economic Integration: A Quest of prerequisites for introducing disciplines through horizontal comparison"
by KAWASHIMA Fujio (Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University)
August 2006

"Adopting a common currency basket arrangement into the 'ASEAN plus three'"
by OGAWA Eiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University) and KAWASAKI Kentaro (Faculty of Business Administration, Toyo University)
June 2006

"Treatment of Technical Standards in Regional Trade Agreements - Some lessons for mutual recognition arrangements"
by NAIKI Yoshiko (Lecturer, Osaka University Graduate School of International Public Policy)
May 30, 2006

"AMU Deviation Indicator for Coordinated Exchange Rate Policies in East Asia and its Relation with Effective Exchange Rates"
by OGAWA Eiji (Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University / Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and SHIMIZU Junko (Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
January 2006

"A Deviation Measurement for Coordinated Exchange Rate Policies in East Asia"
by OGAWA Eiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) and SHIMIZU Junko
March 2005

"Regionalization and Regionalism: The Process of Mutual Interaction"
by MUNAKATA Naoko, Senior Fellow, RIETI
February 2004

"The Impact of Free Trade Agreements in Asia"
by KAWASAKI Kenichi, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
September 2003

"Evolution of Japan's Policy toward Economic Integration"
by MUNAKATA Naoko, Senior Fellow, RIETI
June 2002

"Whither East Asian Economic Integration?"
by MUNAKATA Naoko, Senior Fellow, RIETI
June 2002

Policy Symposium, etc

BBL Seminars

"Future Perspective on EAFTA and China's Strategy"
by ZHANG Yunling, Director, Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
October 24, 2005

"Japan, East Asia, and the Limits to Financial Regionalism"
by William GRIMES, Associate Professor of International Relations, Boston University / Visiting Scholar, Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan
July 27, 2005

"European Integration: What Future Prospects?"
by Richard G. WHITMAN, Head, European Programme, Chatham House
June 10, 2005

"Proliferation of FTAs in East Asia"
by URATA Shujiro, Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor of Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
April 8, 2005

"Promise and Pitfalls of the WTO and FTAs: Investment and Trade in Services"
by Pierre SAUVE, Consultant, World Bank Institute in Paris
November 1, 2004

"Asian Integration: What can be Learnt from the European Union?"
by Robert BOYER, Professor Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la Planification
February 6, 2003

"Prospects and Problems for East Asian Regionalism: A Comparison with Europe"
by Richard BALDWIN Professor, Graduate Institute of International Studies, University of Geneva
January 31, 2003

"Shock Therapy: How Closer US-Japan Ties Can Help the Japanese Economy"
by Robert C. FAUVER, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
September 5, 2002

Fellows in the Press

"Asia Study Report - Economic Integration Involving Broader Geographical Areas to Bring Greater Benefits"
by URATA Shujiro, Faculty Fellow, RIETI
Nihon Keizai Shimbun, January 25, 2008

"Integration of East Asia: Non-economic benefits deserve greater attention"
by KOTERA Akira, Faculty Fellow, RIETI
Nihon Keizai Shimbun, June 6, 2007

"Integration of East Asia: Embracing whole region with 'extrovert' approach"
by TAMURA Akihiko, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
Nihon Keizai Shimbun, June 5, 2007

"Japan Emerges From Its Trade Shell"
by TAMURA Akihiko
Far Eastern Economic Review, May 2007

"Asia Study Report - Asia Should Take Sector-by-Sector Approach to Promoting Cooperation"
by URATA Shujiro, Faculty Fellow, RIETI
Nihon Keizai Shimbun, January 30, 2007

"With Asia, Japan Leads"
by KOTERA Akira, Faculty Fellow, RIETI
Nihon Keizai Shimbun,  March 16, 2004

"Use Summit to Advance East Asia Strategy"
by SOEYA Yoshihide, Faculty Fellow, RIETI
International Herald Tribune / The Asahi Shimbun,  December 8, 2003

"U.S. Should Bless the Japan-ROK Free Trade Pact"
by MUNAKATA Naoko, Senior Fellow, RIETI
PacNet,  June 9, 2003

"Talking Regional, Acting Bilateral- Reality of 'FTA Race' in East Asia -"
by MUNAKATA Naoko, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Jiji Top Confidential,  December 13, 2002

Keizai Sangyo Journal

"Regional Financial Cooperation in East Asia and the AMU"
by OGAWA Eiji, Faculty Fellow, RIETI, Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
Research & Review, July 2007

"The Complexity and Difficulty in Mutual Recognition"
by NAIKI Yoshiko, Lecturer, Osaka University Graduate School of International Public Policy
Research & Review, August 2006

"China as an Engine of Development in Asia and Japan's Future"
by MIYAGAWA Tsutomu, Faculty Fellow, RIETI
Research & Review, August 2005

"Reforming Agricultural Policy for Survival in the WTO and FTA Era"
by YAMASHITA Kazuhito, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Research & Review, January 2004

Columns

"Comenntary on Prime Minister Goh's Speech"
by MUNAKATA Naoko, Senior Fellow, RIETI
April 22, 2003

"Report on APEC Economic Committee Meeting"
by KAWASAKI Kenichi, Visiting Fellow, RIETI
October 29, 2002

Publications

"Transforming East Asia"
by MUNAKATA Naoko
October 2006

"Agricultural Policy Reform for Japan and Its Consumers: To Better Steer WTO and FTA Negotiations"
by YAMASHITA Kazuhito, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Authors' Words, August 2004

Policy Update

Designing a "Policy Mix": RIETI Policy Symposium Preview -Pre-event Interview No.2
"What Roles Should Japan Play in Asian Economic Integration?"
by FUKAO Kyoji Faculty Fellow, RIETI
Policy Update 14, June 14, 2004

Designing a "Policy Mix": RIETI Policy Symposium Preview -Pre-event Interview No.1
"Resolving New Global and Regional Imbalances While Furthering Asian Economic Integration"
by YOSHITOMI Masaru President and Chief Research Officer, RIETI
Policy Update 14, June 14, 2004

Fellows' Works

AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators
by OGAWA Eiji, Faculty Fellow, RIETI and ITO Takatoshi, Faculty Fellow, RIETI
AMU and AMU Deviation Indicators, September 2, 2005

"Toward Economic Integration in Asia - Japan-China FTA Should Play a Pivotal Role -"
by C.H. KWAN, Senior Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, July 19, 2002

Others

"Promoting East Asian Monetary Cooperation"
RIETI Report 69, April 24, 2006

"The Evolution of FTAs in East Asia"
RIETI Report 57, April 20, 2005

"New Direction for RIETI"
RIETI Report 44, July 12, 2004

"Economics Free From Borders"
RIETI Report 27, September 8, 2003

"A US-Japan Free Trade Agreement Simulation"
by KAWASAKI Kenichi, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
Miyakodayori 63, March 13, 2003

"Economic Integration: What can Asia Learn from the European Experience?"
by Denis TERSEN, Minister Counselor, Trade and Economy, French Embassy Tokyo
Miyakodayori 35, April 30, 2002

"East Asian Economic Integration After 911:Japan at the Crossroads"
by MUNAKATA Naoko, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Miyakodayori 28, November 21, 2001

"It is Time Japan and China Act Like Neighbors"
by MUNAKATA Naoko, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Miyakodayori 20, July 17, 2001

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