The Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) is a policy think tank established in 2001. Its mission is to conduct theoretical and empirical research, maximize synergies with those engaged in policymaking, and to make policy proposals based on evidence derived from such research activities. The institute is highly regarded both in Japan and abroad for its activity. What is RIETI? Facebook Twitter YouTube RIETI - Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry

What is RIETI?

The Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) is a policy think tank established in 2001. Its mission is to conduct theoretical and empirical research, maximize synergies with those engaged in policymaking, and to make policy proposals based on evidence derived from such research activities. The institute is highly regarded both in Japan and abroad for its activity.

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Global Intelligence Series List of Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) rietichannel: Video in English

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June 7, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

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Global Intelligence Series

We invite leading experts from Japan, the United States, Europe, and other Asian countries to give lectures about various global issues including economic security and regional affairs such as the U.S.-China conflict, the situation in the Middle East, the prospects of the Chinese economy, climate change, environmental and energy issues, the post-corona global trade system, supply chain risks, SDGs, etc. Many policy proposals are derived from information collected and discussed in these lectures.

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June 28, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Establishing a Treaty Imposing Sanctions on the Preemptive Use of Nuclear Weapons

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 28, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

What Hinders Digital Communication? Evidence from foreign firms in Japan

TANAKA Kiyoyasu (JETRO)

Articles

June 28, 2022 [VoxEU Column]

Temporary work contracts and female labour market outcomes

ASAI Yukiko (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Chicago; Adjunct Researcher, Waseda University) / Dmitri KOUSTAS (PhD candidate in Economics, University of California, Berkeley)

Papers

June 27, 2022 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Formulation of KPIs for In-house Design Organization in Japanese Companies

WASHIDA Yuichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / NISHIGAKI Atsuko (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / MAO Rui (Hitotsubashi University) / HIGO Ai (RIETI / Hitotsubashi University) / YAMANOUCHI Fumiko (Sony Design Consulting Inc. / Creative Center, Sony Group Corporation) / ESHITA Shusuke (Sony Design Consulting Inc. / Creative Center, Sony Group Corporation)

Papers

June 24, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Determinants of Campaign Success: Empirical evidence from equity crowdfunding in Japan

KURIHARA Koki (Chuo University) / HONJO Yuji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 24, 2022 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 8: Thinking in Terms of Mathematical Formulas

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 23, 2022 [Perspectives from Around the World]

How the war in Ukraine may reshape globalisation

Michele RUTA (Lead Economist, World Bank)

Events

June 23, 2022 [Workshops]

Can the Transatlantic Trade and Technology Council deliver?

Articles

June 22, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Why Women Work the Way They Do in Japan: Roles of Fiscal Policies

KITAO Sagiri (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI) / MIKOSHIBA Minamo (Ph.D. student in Public Policy at the University of Tokyo)

Articles

June 21, 2022 [Column]

RIETI's EBPM Research: History and Challenges

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President and CRO, RIETI)

Events

June 20, 2022 [Symposiums]

The Impact of the Weak Yen on Japan’s Economy: How do we deal with the recent depreciation of the Yen?

Papers

June 20, 2022 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Knowledge Combination and R&D: Assessing the performance of Japanese firms from an international perspective

NAGAOKA Sadao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TSUKADA Naotoshi (Research Associate, RIETI) / ENDO Shiguma

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June 20, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Technical Barriers to Trade, Product Quality and Trade Margins: Firm-level evidence

DOAN Thi Thanh Ha (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia) / ZHANG Hongyong (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 20, 2022 [Column]

Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? Recommendations from Policy History Research

SABURI Masataka (Research Coordinator (Policy History), RIETI)

Events

June 17, 2022 [Symposiums]

What Should the Government Do to Help Japan Regain Superiority in Software Engineering?

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Papers

June 28, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

What Hinders Digital Communication? Evidence from foreign firms in Japan

TANAKA Kiyoyasu (JETRO)

Papers

June 27, 2022 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Formulation of KPIs for In-house Design Organization in Japanese Companies

WASHIDA Yuichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / NISHIGAKI Atsuko (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / MAO Rui (Hitotsubashi University) / HIGO Ai (RIETI / Hitotsubashi University) / YAMANOUCHI Fumiko (Sony Design Consulting Inc. / Creative Center, Sony Group Corporation) / ESHITA Shusuke (Sony Design Consulting Inc. / Creative Center, Sony Group Corporation)

Papers

June 24, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Determinants of Campaign Success: Empirical evidence from equity crowdfunding in Japan

KURIHARA Koki (Chuo University) / HONJO Yuji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 20, 2022 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Knowledge Combination and R&D: Assessing the performance of Japanese firms from an international perspective

NAGAOKA Sadao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TSUKADA Naotoshi (Research Associate, RIETI) / ENDO Shiguma

Papers

June 20, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Technical Barriers to Trade, Product Quality and Trade Margins: Firm-level evidence

DOAN Thi Thanh Ha (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia) / ZHANG Hongyong (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 14, 2022 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Spillover Effects of R&D in Japan

EDAMURA Kazuma (Kanagawa University) / NAGAOKA Sadao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ONISHI Koichiro (Waseda University)

Papers

June 14, 2022 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Internet Survey on Teleworkers, Solo Self-employed Workers, Multiple Job Holders and the Unemployed, in the Age of COVID-19 and AI – From RIETI's "Internet Survey on New Work Styles in the Age of Covid19 and AI"

TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KAWAKAMI Atsushi (Toyo University) / KUME Koichi (Toyo University)

Papers

June 6, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

When Europe Dances with the Dragon: Legal novelties and the policy implications of the China–EU investment agreement

Alisher UMIRDINOV (Nagoya University of Economics)

Papers

June 6, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Effect of Trade Restrictive Provisions with Due-diligence on Bilateral Trade Flows: The case of the US regulation on conflict minerals

HIGASHIDA Keisaku (Kwansei Gakuin University) / MURAKAMI Shinsuke (University of Tokyo) / SHINKUMA Takayoshi (Kansai University)

Papers

June 2, 2022 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Impacts of COVID-19 on R&D and Patenting Activities in Japan: Demand shocks, application delays, and patent option value

YAMAUCHI Isamu (Research Associate, RIETI) / NAGAOKA Sadao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MIYAZAKI Daisuke (Japan Patent Office)

Papers

June 1, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Impacts of Inter-firm Transaction and Ownership Relationships on the Adoption of Remote Work: Evidence from a survey in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic

TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KUMANOMIDO Hiroshi (Research Assistant, RIETI / Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

June 1, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Impacts of Globalization on the Adoption of Remote Work: Evidence from a survey in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic

TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ITO Banri (Research Associate, RIETI)

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May 30, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Cash-in-advance Payments and Transaction Size: Cash-constrained importers

YOSHIDA Yushi (Shiga University) / Kemal TÜRKCAN (Akdeniz University) / YOSHIMI Taiyo (Chuo University)

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May 25, 2022 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Firm Incubation through Business Group Affiliation: Acquisition and technology transaction

KIM YoungGak (Senshu University) / NAGAOKA Sadao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 25, 2022 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Observation of Factor-price Ratio, Capital-labor Ratio and Capital Formation

SANO Tomoki (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

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Articles

June 28, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Establishing a Treaty Imposing Sanctions on the Preemptive Use of Nuclear Weapons

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 28, 2022 [VoxEU Column]

Temporary work contracts and female labour market outcomes

ASAI Yukiko (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Chicago; Adjunct Researcher, Waseda University) / Dmitri KOUSTAS (PhD candidate in Economics, University of California, Berkeley)

Articles

June 24, 2022 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 8: Thinking in Terms of Mathematical Formulas

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 23, 2022 [Perspectives from Around the World]

How the war in Ukraine may reshape globalisation

Michele RUTA (Lead Economist, World Bank)

Articles

June 22, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Why Women Work the Way They Do in Japan: Roles of Fiscal Policies

KITAO Sagiri (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI) / MIKOSHIBA Minamo (Ph.D. student in Public Policy at the University of Tokyo)

Articles

June 21, 2022 [Column]

RIETI's EBPM Research: History and Challenges

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President and CRO, RIETI)

Articles

June 20, 2022 [Column]

Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? Recommendations from Policy History Research

SABURI Masataka (Research Coordinator (Policy History), RIETI)

Articles

June 17, 2022 [RIETI Report]

How demand shocks propagate through an input-output network: The cases of the global financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic

ARATA Yoshiyuki (Fellow, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Associate Professor of Economics, Hitotsubashi University Business School (HUB))

Articles

June 14, 2022 [VoxEU Column]

How demand shocks propagate through an input-output network: The cases of the global financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic

ARATA Yoshiyuki (Fellow, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Associate Professor of Economics, Hitotsubashi University Business School (HUB))

Articles

June 7, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Gasoline Phaseout and the Fate of the Future EV Market: Support Workers Displaced by Electrification

HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 3, 2022 [RIETI Report]

Local labour market effects of offshoring

KIYOTA Kozo (Research Associate, RIETI) / NAKAJIMA Kentaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Professor, Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University)

Articles

June 1, 2022 [VoxEU Column]

Local labour market effects of offshoring

KIYOTA Kozo (Research Associate, RIETI) / NAKAJIMA Kentaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Professor, Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University)

Articles

May 27, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Focus of Economic Security: Excessive onshoring is weakening supply chains

TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 27, 2022 [RIETI Report]

Impacts of firm global value chain participation on productivity: A case of Japanese manufacturing firms

URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Youngmin BAEK (Assistant Professor of Economics, Fukuyama University)

Articles

May 25, 2022 [VoxEU Column]

Impacts of firm global value chain participation on productivity: A case of Japanese manufacturing firms

URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Youngmin BAEK (Assistant Professor of Economics, Fukuyama University)

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