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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

Alan V. DEARDORFF's Photo

Trump's Trade Wars: Where do we stand?

September 17, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

Alan V. DEARDORFF (John W. Sweetland Professor of International Economics and Professor Public Policy, University of Michigan)

Vincent LABHARD's Photo

Challenges in the digital age

September 17, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Vincent LABHARD (Senior Economist, ECB) / Peter MCADAM (Principal Economist, Monetary Policy Research division, ECB) / Filippos PETROULAKIS (Economist, ECB) / Lara VIVIAN (Economist, ECB)

YAMASHITA Kazuhito's Photo

Why the farm vote still matters in Japan

September 11, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior fellow, RIETI)

Willem THORBECKE

Oil Prices and the U.S. Economy: Evidence from the Stock Market

September 6, 2019 [Policy Update]

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

KWON Hyeog Ug's Photo

Determinants of Structural Adjustment and Employment Use in Japan: Firm Characteristics, Offshoring and Industrial Robotics

September 5, 2019 [Non Technical Summaries]

Timothy DESTEFANO (OECD) / HANEDA Sho (Nihon University) / KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Events

September 17, 2019 [Workshops]

American Views on Trade, the Economy and the Upcoming US Election in Year Three of the Trump Administration (Handout)

Events

September 17, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

Trump's Trade Wars: Where do we stand?

Alan V. DEARDORFF (John W. Sweetland Professor of International Economics and Professor Public Policy, University of Michigan)

Articles

September 17, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Challenges in the digital age

Vincent LABHARD (Senior Economist, ECB) / Peter MCADAM (Principal Economist, Monetary Policy Research division, ECB) / Filippos PETROULAKIS (Economist, ECB) / Lara VIVIAN (Economist, ECB)

Articles

September 17, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Propagation of economic shocks through supply chains

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

Papers

September 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Pegging or Floating? A Regime-Switching Perspective of Asian Exchange Rate Practices

Benjamin KEDDAD (Paris School of Business) / SATO Kiyotaka (Yokohama National University)

Papers

September 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Effects of Outside Directors on Firms’ Investments and Performance: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

September 11, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (English)]

Minimum Wages and Productivity: Evidence from Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

September 11, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Why the farm vote still matters in Japan

YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 11, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Promotion or Liberalization: The Effect of Targeted Investment Policies on FDI Inflows

INADA Mitsuo (Miyazaki Municipal University)

Papers

September 10, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Effects of the Macroeconomy on the Labor Supply and Mortality in Long-term Care Institutions in Japan

HANAOKA Chie (Toyo University)

Events

September 9, 2019 [Symposiums]

Next Blockchain: Creation of a new ecosystem for future industries

Articles

September 6, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Costs of employment and flexible labour demand: Evidence from maternity and parental leave reforms

ASAI Yukiko (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Chicago; Adjunct Researcher, Waseda University)

Articles

September 6, 2019 [Policy Update]

Oil Prices and the U.S. Economy: Evidence from the Stock Market

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 6, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Dynamic Productivity Decomposition with Allocative Efficiency

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Gakushuin University)

Papers

September 5, 2019 [Non Technical Summaries]

Determinants of Structural Adjustment and Employment Use in Japan: Firm Characteristics, Offshoring and Industrial Robotics

Timothy DESTEFANO (OECD) / HANEDA Sho (Nihon University) / KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

September 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Pegging or Floating? A Regime-Switching Perspective of Asian Exchange Rate Practices

Benjamin KEDDAD (Paris School of Business) / SATO Kiyotaka (Yokohama National University)

Papers

September 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Effects of Outside Directors on Firms’ Investments and Performance: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

September 11, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (English)]

Minimum Wages and Productivity: Evidence from Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

September 11, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Promotion or Liberalization: The Effect of Targeted Investment Policies on FDI Inflows

INADA Mitsuo (Miyazaki Municipal University)

Papers

September 10, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Effects of the Macroeconomy on the Labor Supply and Mortality in Long-term Care Institutions in Japan

HANAOKA Chie (Toyo University)

Papers

September 6, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Dynamic Productivity Decomposition with Allocative Efficiency

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Gakushuin University)

Papers

September 5, 2019 [Non Technical Summaries]

Determinants of Structural Adjustment and Employment Use in Japan: Firm Characteristics, Offshoring and Industrial Robotics

Timothy DESTEFANO (OECD) / HANEDA Sho (Nihon University) / KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 4, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Effects of Offshore Production and R&D on Domestic Innovation Activities

YAMASHITA Nobuaki (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) / Keio University) / YAMAUCHI Isamu (Research Associate, RIETI)

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September 3, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Determinants of Structural Adjustment and Employment Use in Japan: Firm Characteristics, Offshoring and Industrial Robotics

Timothy DESTEFANO (OECD) / HANEDA Sho (Nihon University) / KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 30, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Tariffs, Vertical Oligopoly and Market Structure: Empirical Investigation

ARA Tomohiro (Fukushima University) / ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 30, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Complementarity between Firm Exporting and Firm Importing on Industry Productivity and Welfare

ARA Tomohiro (Fukushima University)

Papers

August 30, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Tariff Pass-through in Wholesaling: Evidence from Firm-level Data in Japan

Youngmin BAEK (Waseda University) / HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Institute of Developing Economies) / TSUBOTA Kenmei (Institute of Developing Economies) / URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YAMANOUCHI Kenta (Keio University)

Papers

August 29, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Hierarchical and Circular Flow Structure of the Interfirm Transaction Network in Japan

KICHIKAWA Yuichi (Niigata University) / IINO Takashi (Niigata University) / IYETOMI Hiroshi (Niigata University) / INOUE Hiroyasu (University of Hyogo)

Papers

August 28, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Economic Black Holes and Labor Singularities in the Presence of Self-replicating Artificial Intelligence

YANO Makoto (Chief Research Officer, RIETI) / FURUKAWA Yuichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 21, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (English)]

Results of a survey on standardization activities: Japanese institutions' standardization activities in 2017 (Implementation, knowledge source, organizational structure, and interest to artificial intelligence)

TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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Events

September 17, 2019 [Workshops]

American Views on Trade, the Economy and the Upcoming US Election in Year Three of the Trump Administration (Handout)

Events

September 17, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

Trump's Trade Wars: Where do we stand?

Alan V. DEARDORFF (John W. Sweetland Professor of International Economics and Professor Public Policy, University of Michigan)

Events

September 9, 2019 [Symposiums]

Next Blockchain: Creation of a new ecosystem for future industries

Events

August 27, 2019 [Workshops]

American Views on Trade, the Economy and the Upcoming US Election in Year Three of the Trump Administration

Events

August 20, 2019 [Workshops]

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Finance: New growth avenues in developed economies

Events

August 19, 2019 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Research on Offshoring (Handouts)

Events

August 19, 2019 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Research on Offshoring (Summary)

Events

August 1, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

Urgent and Important: Improving WTO performance by revisiting working practices

Bernard HOEKMAN (Professor and Director, Global Economics, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute)

Events

July 18, 2019 [Symposiums]

Free Trade and Data Free Flow with Trust (DFFT): Challenges and Strategies for Japan

Events

July 8, 2019 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Urban Economics and Trade

Events

June 13, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

Blockchain Foundations and Theory to Real Use Cases Explained by Silicon Valley Based Venture Capital Firm

Katerina STROPONIATI (Monday Capital) / Yiannis VARELAS (Monday Capital)

Events

June 7, 2019 [Symposiums]

Post-Brexit World Economy (Summary)

Events

June 6, 2019 [Workshops]

Outline of the 2019 White Paper on Manufacturing Industries (Monodzukuri): Strategies for strengthening our manufacturing industries' competitiveness in the changing environment

Events

June 5, 2019 [Workshops]

Frontiers of behavioural insights (Summary)

Events

June 5, 2019 [Workshops]

Frontiers of behavioural insights

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Articles

September 17, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Challenges in the digital age

Vincent LABHARD (Senior Economist, ECB) / Peter MCADAM (Principal Economist, Monetary Policy Research division, ECB) / Filippos PETROULAKIS (Economist, ECB) / Lara VIVIAN (Economist, ECB)

Articles

September 17, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Propagation of economic shocks through supply chains

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

Articles

September 11, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Why the farm vote still matters in Japan

YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 6, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Costs of employment and flexible labour demand: Evidence from maternity and parental leave reforms

ASAI Yukiko (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Chicago; Adjunct Researcher, Waseda University)

Articles

September 6, 2019 [Policy Update]

Oil Prices and the U.S. Economy: Evidence from the Stock Market

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 5, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The effect of fake news on populist voting: Evidence from a natural experiment in Italy

Michele CANTARELLA (PhD candidate in Economics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia) / Nicolò FRACCAROLI (PhD candidate in Economics, University of Rome Tor Vergata; PhD Researcher, Bank of England) / Roberto VOLPE (Policy Analyst, Italian Ministry of Economic Development)

Articles

August 30, 2019 [Column]

The Importance of Long-Term Perspectives in Policy Making: Examples of Policy Proposals by the T20 SME Policy Task Force

SEKIGUCHI Yoichi (Senior fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 29, 2019 [RIETI Report]

Make the Consumption Tax Hike an Opportunity to Steadily Raise the Wage Level

NAKAJIMA Atsushi (Chairman, RIETI)

Articles

August 28, 2019 [Policy Update]

Make the Consumption Tax Hike an Opportunity to Steadily Raise the Wage Level

NAKAJIMA Atsushi (Chairman, RIETI)

Articles

August 27, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Signs that Investors Are Focused on Deflation

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 27, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

U.S.-China spat won’t spark global recession

YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 27, 2019 [Policy Update]

Will A Minimum Wage Hike Bring Productivity Growth?

KONDO Keisuke (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 26, 2019 [Column]

Developing a Policy Regime to Support the Free Flow of Data—a Proposal by the T20 Task Force on Trade, Investment and Globalization

KIMURA Fukunari (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 23, 2019 [From IZA]

The labor market in Japan, 2000–2018
Despite a plummeting working-age population, Japan has sustained its labor force size because of surging employment among women

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (University of Tokyo and IZA) / MORI Hiroaki (Senshu University)

Articles

August 20, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Do Government Policies Give Raise to Deflationary Equilibrium?

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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