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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

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Sergi BASCO's Photo

The new globalisation and income inequality

June 27, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Sergi BASCO (Assistant Professor, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona) / Martí MESTIERI (Assistant Professor, Dpt. of Economics, Northwestern University)

Katerina STROPONIATI's Photo

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

June 13, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

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

Ramy El-DARDIRY's Photo

Three guiding principles for R&D policies in the digital era

June 13, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Ramy El-DARDIRY (Researcher, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) / Bastiaan OVERVEST (Programme Leader for Innovation and Science, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) / Michiel BIJLSMA (Head of department Payment Services at the Dutch Central Bank (DNB))

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi's Photo

Locating the Source of Growth: New Goods and Services Lead the Way

June 11, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Jorge L. CONTRERAS's Photo

Why We Need A Global FRAND Rate-setting Tribunal

June 6, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Jorge L. CONTRERAS (Professor, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law)

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Papers

July 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Are Politically Connected Firms More Likely to Export?

Yu Ri KIM (University of Tokyo) / TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 10, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Time-Variant Safe-Haven Currency Status and Determinants

MASUJIMA Yuki (Bloomberg L.P.)

Articles

July 10, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Inter-firm transaction networks and location in a city: Evidence from Japan

OTAZAWA Toshimori (Associate Professor in Infrastructure Planning and Urban Economics, Kobe University) / OHIRA Yuki (Assistant Professor in Infrastructure and Urban Planning, Tottori University) / Jos van OMMEREN (Professor of Urban Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Articles

July 10, 2019 [Column]

Normative Thinking Changes Communities

NAKAMURA Ryohei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Events

July 8, 2019 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Urban Economics and Trade

Papers

July 4, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Lack of Successors, Firm Default, and the Performance of Small Businesses

TSURUTA Daisuke (Nihon University)

Papers

July 4, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Japan's Employment System from a Historical Perspective: Formation, Expansion, and Contraction of Internal Labor Markets

NAKABAYASHI Masaki (University of Tokyo) / MORIMOTO Mayo (University of Tokyo)

Articles

July 2, 2019 [Column]

Analysis of the Relationship between Health Conditions and Medical Expenditures Using Medical Checkup and Receipt Data

NAWATA Kazumitsu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 1, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Current Status and Issues Regarding the Role of Financial Institutions in Promoting BCP Efforts: Based on RIETI's Business Consciousness Survey on Business Continuity Plans (BCP)

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

Articles

July 1, 2019 [Column]

Hiring Challenges for Japanese Companies

OWAN Hideo (Faculty fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 28, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

East Asian Value Chains, Exchange Rates, and Regional Exchange Rate Arrangements

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 27, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The new globalisation and income inequality

Sergi BASCO (Assistant Professor, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona) / Martí MESTIERI (Assistant Professor, Dpt. of Economics, Northwestern University)

Papers

June 25, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Effect of Interpersonal Skills on Worker Performance

SATO Kaori (Kokushikan University) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 25, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Subjective Uncertainty and Forecast Errors of Firms

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

June 24, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Minimum Wages and Productivity: An Overview and Evidence from Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

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Papers

July 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Are Politically Connected Firms More Likely to Export?

Yu Ri KIM (University of Tokyo) / TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 10, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Time-Variant Safe-Haven Currency Status and Determinants

MASUJIMA Yuki (Bloomberg L.P.)

Papers

July 4, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Lack of Successors, Firm Default, and the Performance of Small Businesses

TSURUTA Daisuke (Nihon University)

Papers

July 4, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Japan's Employment System from a Historical Perspective: Formation, Expansion, and Contraction of Internal Labor Markets

NAKABAYASHI Masaki (University of Tokyo) / MORIMOTO Mayo (University of Tokyo)

Papers

July 1, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Current Status and Issues Regarding the Role of Financial Institutions in Promoting BCP Efforts: Based on RIETI's Business Consciousness Survey on Business Continuity Plans (BCP)

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

Papers

June 28, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

East Asian Value Chains, Exchange Rates, and Regional Exchange Rate Arrangements

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 25, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Effect of Interpersonal Skills on Worker Performance

SATO Kaori (Kokushikan University) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 25, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Subjective Uncertainty and Forecast Errors of Firms

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

June 24, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Minimum Wages and Productivity: An Overview and Evidence from Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

June 17, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Demand System and Liquidity Constraints: Simple Methodology for Measuring Liquidity Constraint

INOSE Junya (Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.)

Papers

June 17, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.25] Indonesia—Measures Concerning the Importation of Chicken Meat and Chicken Products (WT/DS484): Interface between Halal Requirement and Free Trade

SEKINE Takemasa (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)

Papers

June 13, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Damage to the Transportation Infrastructure and Disruption of Inter-firm Transactional Relationships

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University) / ONO Arito (Chuo University) / UCHIDA Hirofumi (Kobe University) / UESUGI Iichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Population decline, structural change and economic growth

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ANDO Koichi (Chuo University)

Papers

June 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Promotion of Cooperatives by Kunio Yanagida

YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 11, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Evidence-Based Policy Making in the UK and the Implications for Japan from the Viewpoint of Supply and Demand for Evidence

UCHIYAMA Yu (The University of Tokyo) / KOBAYASHI Yohei (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / TAGUCHI Sosuke (Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting) / KOIKE Takahide (MOF)

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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

Events

June 3, 2019 [Workshops]

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

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)

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Articles

July 10, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Inter-firm transaction networks and location in a city: Evidence from Japan

OTAZAWA Toshimori (Associate Professor in Infrastructure Planning and Urban Economics, Kobe University) / OHIRA Yuki (Assistant Professor in Infrastructure and Urban Planning, Tottori University) / Jos van OMMEREN (Professor of Urban Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Articles

July 10, 2019 [Column]

Normative Thinking Changes Communities

NAKAMURA Ryohei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 2, 2019 [Column]

Analysis of the Relationship between Health Conditions and Medical Expenditures Using Medical Checkup and Receipt Data

NAWATA Kazumitsu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 1, 2019 [Column]

Hiring Challenges for Japanese Companies

OWAN Hideo (Faculty fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 27, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The new globalisation and income inequality

Sergi BASCO (Assistant Professor, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona) / Martí MESTIERI (Assistant Professor, Dpt. of Economics, Northwestern University)

Articles

June 24, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Fiscal sustainability in Japan: What to tackle

Selahattin İMROHOROĞLU (Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California) / KITAO Sagiri (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YAMADA Tomoaki (Professor of Economics, Meiji University)

Articles

June 17, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

The Bank of Japan’s exchange-traded fund purchases and implications for the future

OKIMOTO Tatsuyoshi (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 13, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Three guiding principles for R&D policies in the digital era

Ramy El-DARDIRY (Researcher, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) / Bastiaan OVERVEST (Programme Leader for Innovation and Science, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) / Michiel BIJLSMA (Head of department Payment Services at the Dutch Central Bank (DNB))

Articles

June 11, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Growing use of local currencies in Japanese trade with Asian countries: A new puzzle of invoicing currency choice

ITO Takatoshi (Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Professor, GRIPS; CEPR Research Fellow) / KOIBUCHI Satoshi (Associate Professor of Finance, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University) / SATO Kiyotaka (Professor at Faculty of Economics, Yokohama National University) / SHIMIZU Junko (Associate Professor at the School of Commerce, Senshu University)

Articles

June 11, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Locating the Source of Growth: New Goods and Services Lead the Way

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 6, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Why We Need A Global FRAND Rate-setting Tribunal

Jorge L. CONTRERAS (Professor, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law)

Articles

June 6, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Can the WTO Survive? Its Dispute Settlement Function Must Be Restored Urgently

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 5, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Era of AI and Homo Deus: Strength of the weak

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 30, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Catastrophic Risk and Its Economic Implications

Robert S. PINDYCK (Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Articles

May 30, 2019 [Policy Update]

Guest Contribution: "How East Asia Could Confront the Trade Wars"

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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