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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

Hites AHIR's Photo

The global economy hit by higher uncertainty

May 17, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Hites AHIR (Senior Research Officer, IMF) / Nicholas BLOOM (Professor of Economics at Stanford University) / Davide FURCERI (Deputy Division Chief in the Research Department, IMF)

Willem THORBECKE's Photo

Why Japan Lost Its Comparative Advantage in Producing Electronic Parts and Components

May 16, 2019 [Non Technical Summaries]

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

MORIKAWA Masayuki's Photo

Japan's Low Labor Productivity: The gap with the U.S. and complex causes

May 13, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro's Photo

Future Design Research: the Issues

May 13, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Willem THORBECKE's Photo

Asian currencies should appreciate together

May 13, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

May 21, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Effects of Buyer and Supplier Relationships and Capital Relationships on R&D Activities

YAMAGUCHI Akira (Hitotsubashi University) / IKEUCHI Kenta (Fellow, RIETI) / FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KIM Young Gak (Senshu University)

Articles

May 21, 2019 [Column]

Attractions Discovered by Inbound Tourists Widen the Choice for Japanese Tourists

KONISHI Yoko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 21, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Adoption of Automation Technology and Labor Substitution

ADACHI Daisuke (Yale University) / KAINUMA Shuhei (University of Tokyo) / KAWAGUCHI Daiji (University of Tokyo) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIET)

Events

May 17, 2019 [Workshops]

How to Surf the Waves of Financial Globalization: Will the ongoing massive U.S.-triggered stock losses around the world lead to yet another crisis? How should we address global financial instability and what does the future hold for the global economy?

Papers

May 17, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

CEOs' Multicultural Experience, Firm Networks and Performance: Evidence from Firm-to-firm Transaction Data in Japan

ITO Tadashi (Gakushuin University) / NAKAMURA Ryohei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 17, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The global economy hit by higher uncertainty

Hites AHIR (Senior Research Officer, IMF) / Nicholas BLOOM (Professor of Economics at Stanford University) / Davide FURCERI (Deputy Division Chief in the Research Department, IMF)

Events

May 17, 2019 [Workshops]

Topics on International Finance: Exchange Rate and Currency

Papers

May 16, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Effects of Class-Size Reduction on Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills

ITO Hirotake (Keio University) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University) / YAMAGUCHI Shintaro (University of Tokyo)

Papers

May 16, 2019 [Non Technical Summaries]

Why Japan Lost Its Comparative Advantage in Producing Electronic Parts and Components

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

An analysis of Blood Pressure and Medical Expenditures using the Medical Checkup and Receipt Dataset

NAWATA Kazumitsu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MATSUMOTO Akikuni (University of Tokyo) / KIMURA Moriyo (The Public Health Institute)

Papers

May 15, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Why Japan Lost Its Comparative Advantage in Producing Electronic Parts and Components

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Restructuring Japan's Employment System: Overview

TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Effects of Outside Directors on Firms' Investment Behavior and Performance: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Impact of the Corrections to the Monthly Labor Survey Data on Productivity Analysis

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 14, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Dimensions of Inequality in Japan: Distributions of Earnings, Income and Wealth between 1984 and 2014

KITAO Sagiri (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YAMADA Tomoaki (Meiji University)

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Papers

May 21, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Effects of Buyer and Supplier Relationships and Capital Relationships on R&D Activities

YAMAGUCHI Akira (Hitotsubashi University) / IKEUCHI Kenta (Fellow, RIETI) / FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KIM Young Gak (Senshu University)

Papers

May 21, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Adoption of Automation Technology and Labor Substitution

ADACHI Daisuke (Yale University) / KAINUMA Shuhei (University of Tokyo) / KAWAGUCHI Daiji (University of Tokyo) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIET)

Papers

May 17, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

CEOs' Multicultural Experience, Firm Networks and Performance: Evidence from Firm-to-firm Transaction Data in Japan

ITO Tadashi (Gakushuin University) / NAKAMURA Ryohei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 16, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Effects of Class-Size Reduction on Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills

ITO Hirotake (Keio University) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University) / YAMAGUCHI Shintaro (University of Tokyo)

Papers

May 16, 2019 [Non Technical Summaries]

Why Japan Lost Its Comparative Advantage in Producing Electronic Parts and Components

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

An analysis of Blood Pressure and Medical Expenditures using the Medical Checkup and Receipt Dataset

NAWATA Kazumitsu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MATSUMOTO Akikuni (University of Tokyo) / KIMURA Moriyo (The Public Health Institute)

Papers

May 15, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Why Japan Lost Its Comparative Advantage in Producing Electronic Parts and Components

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Restructuring Japan's Employment System: Overview

TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Effects of Outside Directors on Firms' Investment Behavior and Performance: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 15, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Impact of the Corrections to the Monthly Labor Survey Data on Productivity Analysis

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

May 14, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Dimensions of Inequality in Japan: Distributions of Earnings, Income and Wealth between 1984 and 2014

KITAO Sagiri (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YAMADA Tomoaki (Meiji University)

Papers

May 13, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Causal Mechanisms of the Decline in Long-term Employment in Japan: Evidence from Long-run Panel Data

MURATA Keiko (Tokyo Metropolitan University) / HORI Masahiro (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

May 8, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Relative Wages and Job Satisfaction of Migrant Workers: An Economic Perspective Using Data from Japan

LIU Yang (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

April 26, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Results and discussion of business consciousness survey on business continuity plan (BCP)

NODA Kentaro (Rikkyo University) / HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YAMORI Nobuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

April 26, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Firm Performance and Asymmetry of Supplier and Customer Relationships

FUJII Daisuke (Research Associate, RIETI) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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Events

May 17, 2019 [Workshops]

How to Surf the Waves of Financial Globalization: Will the ongoing massive U.S.-triggered stock losses around the world lead to yet another crisis? How should we address global financial instability and what does the future hold for the global economy?

Events

May 17, 2019 [Workshops]

Topics on International Finance: Exchange Rate and Currency

Events

May 9, 2019 [Workshops]

2019 White Paper on Small, Medium, and Micro-sized Enterprises in Japan: Towards the success of SMEs and micro businesses in the Reiwa era

Events

April 15, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

The World Trading System at the Crossroads

Uri DADUSH (Senior Fellow, Policy Center for the New South and Non-Resident Scholar, Bruegel)

Events

April 4, 2019 [Symposiums]

Post-Brexit World Economy (Handouts)

Events

March 25, 2019 [Workshops]

Carbon Recycling Based on the Photocatalysis Technology

Events

March 12, 2019 [Workshops]

RIETI-ABER-IIT Roundtable "Global Trade Reform" (Summary)

Events

March 8, 2019 [Symposiums]

Asia's Response to the Trade War (Summary)

Events

March 4, 2019 [Workshops]

RIETI - Hitotsubashi - Gakushuin - Toyo International Workshop on Firm Dynamics (Summary)

Events

March 1, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

Female Candidates in the 2018 U.S. Midterm Election

Barry BURDEN (Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Events

February 28, 2019 [Workshops]

Getting Back a Level Playing Field under State Capitalism: Evidence from Quake Donations by Privately-controlled Companies in China

Events

February 19, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

The Japan-China Relationship: The triumph of economics over politics

Shiro ARMSTRONG (Visiting Scholar, RIETI / Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University / Director, Australia-Japan Research Center / Director, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research)

Events

February 18, 2019 [Workshops]

RIETI-ABER-IIT Roundtable "Global Trade Reform"

Events

February 18, 2019 [Symposiums]

Post-Brexit World Economy

Events

February 13, 2019 [Workshops]

T20-G20 Roundtable Discussion on "Digital Trade, WTO Reform, and Trade and Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth"

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Articles

May 21, 2019 [Column]

Attractions Discovered by Inbound Tourists Widen the Choice for Japanese Tourists

KONISHI Yoko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 17, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The global economy hit by higher uncertainty

Hites AHIR (Senior Research Officer, IMF) / Nicholas BLOOM (Professor of Economics at Stanford University) / Davide FURCERI (Deputy Division Chief in the Research Department, IMF)

Articles

May 13, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Japan's Low Labor Productivity: The gap with the U.S. and complex causes

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

May 13, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Future Design Research: the Issues

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 13, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Asian currencies should appreciate together

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 7, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Indirect trade and direct trade: Evidence from Japanese firm transaction data

ITO Tadashi (Professor, Faculty of International Social Sciences, Gakushuin University) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 7, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Zombie firms, weak banks, and depressed restructuring in Europe

Dan ANDREWS (Deputy Head, Structural Policy Analysis Division, OECD Economics Department) / Filippos PETROULAKIS (Economist, ECB)

Articles

April 26, 2019 [RIETI Report]

AI technology and gender inequality

HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KONDO Keisuke (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 22, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

AI technology and gender inequality

HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KONDO Keisuke (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 22, 2019 [From IZA]

Why do STEM immigrants do better in one country than another?
Where STEM immigrants were educated strongly influences their economic success and possibly their impact on innovation

Garnett PICOT (IRPP, and IIRCC) / Feng HOU (Statistics Canada)

Articles

April 17, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Signs of Alarm for the Chinese Economy: Quick-fix response could store up trouble for the future

ITO Hiroyuki (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 17, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The return to protectionism

Pablo FAJGELBAUM (Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, UCLA) / Pinelopi GOLDBERG (Chief Economist, World Bank Group, and Elihu Professor of Economics, Yale University (on public service leave) ) / Patrick KENNEDY (PhD Candidate in Economics, University of California, Berkeley NSF Graduate Research Fellow) / Amit KHANDELWAL (Professor, Columbia Business School)

Articles

April 11, 2019 [Column]

Artificial intelligence labeling: The role of standards in the diffusion of new technologies

TAMURA Suguru (Senior fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 4, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Corporate Governance: What Is Lacking—Crucial keys for Improving Performance in the new appointment of "Outside Directors"

MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / SAITO Takuji (Associate Professor, Keio University)

Articles

April 2, 2019 [China in Transition]

U.S.-China Trade Friction Casting a Shadow over the Chinese Economy—Impact on the supply side becoming a matter of concern

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

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