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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Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 15: From Economic Growthism to Intellectual Growth

January 17, 2023 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Regional Financial Institutions and Startup Support

January 16, 2023 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2023 (January 2023)]

YAMORI Nobuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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EBPM and Government Statistics: Measuring the Effects of “Investment in People”

January 12, 2023 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2023 (January 2023)]

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Chief Research Officer, RIETI)

Willem THORBECKE's Photo

U.S. Trade Imbalances, East Asian Exchange Rates, and a New Plaza Accord

January 11, 2023 [Non Technical Summaries]

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

URATA Shujiro's Photo

Greeting from the Chairman

January 11, 2023 [about RIETI]

URATA Shujiro (Chairman, RIETI)

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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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Articles

January 27, 2023 [RIETI Report]

Path to Correcting Gender Inequality: Harness capital market forces

KODAMA Naomi (Research Associate, RIETI)

Papers

January 26, 2023 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Estimates on the Size of the Electronic Cigarette Market in Japan

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / KAWASAKI Masaki (The Japan Research Institute)

Papers

January 26, 2023 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Dissimilar FTA Strategies of Japan and the U.S.: An analysis of the product-specific rules of origin

ANDO Mitsuyo (Keio University) / URATA Shujiro (Chairman, RIETI) / YAMANOUCHI Kenta (Kagawa University)

Papers

January 25, 2023 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Impact on Stock Returns of Introducing MaaS

NOGATA Daisuke (Faculty of Economics, Saga University)

Papers

January 25, 2023 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Analysis of Tourism Trends and Attitudes under the COVID-19 Pandemic

KONDO Akiko (Shikoku University)

Papers

January 24, 2023 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Analysis of Tourism Demand for Okinawa in Asia

IWAHASHI Roki (University of the Ryukyus)

Articles

January 23, 2023 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Path to Correcting Gender Inequality: Harness capital market forces

KODAMA Naomi (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

January 23, 2023 [Newspapers & Magazines]

“Lowest-low Fertility” & Gender Inequality: Japan from a Comparative Perspective

ONO Yoshikuni (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / UCHIKOSHI Fumiya (Princeton University)

Events

January 23, 2023 [Symposiums]

Kasumigaseki in Transition - Central ministries and agencies opening more doors for mid-career workers

Articles

January 20, 2023 [Newspapers & Magazines]

How Should We Interpret Geopolitics, Economy & Energy Developments in Today's World?

ENDO Ken (Professor of The University of Tokyo) / TAKEMORI Shumpei (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed)) / TERAZAWA Tatsuya (Chairman of The Institute of Energy Economics) / TOYODA Masakazu (Chairman of Japan Economic Foundation)

Publications

January 19, 2023 [RIETI Books (Japanese)]

EBPM: Introduction and Practice of Evidence-Based Policy Making

Edited by OHTAKE Fumio, UCHIYAMA Yu, KOBAYASHI Yohei

Publications

January 19, 2023 [Other Publications (Japanese)]

Wellness Tourism that Energizes the Mind, Body, and Community

Written by SEKIGUCHI Yoichi

Publications

January 19, 2023 [Other Publications (Japanese)]

Economists’ Challenges amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Balancing infectious disease control and social activities

Written by NAKATA Taisuke, FUJII Daisuke

Events

January 18, 2023 [Symposiums]

The Japanese Economy: Strategies to cope with a shrinking and aging population

Papers

January 18, 2023 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Implications of the New Brandeisian for Japanese Competition Policy: The consumer welfare standard and the market power standard

KAWAHAMA Noboru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

January 26, 2023 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Estimates on the Size of the Electronic Cigarette Market in Japan

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / KAWASAKI Masaki (The Japan Research Institute)

Papers

January 26, 2023 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Dissimilar FTA Strategies of Japan and the U.S.: An analysis of the product-specific rules of origin

ANDO Mitsuyo (Keio University) / URATA Shujiro (Chairman, RIETI) / YAMANOUCHI Kenta (Kagawa University)

Papers

January 25, 2023 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Impact on Stock Returns of Introducing MaaS

NOGATA Daisuke (Faculty of Economics, Saga University)

Papers

January 25, 2023 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Analysis of Tourism Trends and Attitudes under the COVID-19 Pandemic

KONDO Akiko (Shikoku University)

Papers

January 24, 2023 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Analysis of Tourism Demand for Okinawa in Asia

IWAHASHI Roki (University of the Ryukyus)

Papers

January 18, 2023 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Implications of the New Brandeisian for Japanese Competition Policy: The consumer welfare standard and the market power standard

KAWAHAMA Noboru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 17, 2023 [Discussion Papers (English)]

School Accountability and Student Achievement: Neighboring schools matter

MOROZUMI Atsuyoshi (University of Nottingham) / TANAKA Ryuichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 17, 2023 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Rank of Socioeconomic Status within a Class and the Incidence of School Bullying and School Absence

INOUE Atsushi (Nippon Institute for Research Advancement) / TANAKA Ryuichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 17, 2023 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Inefficiency in School Consolidation Decisions

TANAKA Ryuichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Eric WEESE (University of Tokyo)

Papers

January 11, 2023 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Long-run Effect of a Horizontal Merger and Its Remedial Standards

FUKASAWA Takeshi (Tokyo University) / OHASHI Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 11, 2023 [Non Technical Summaries]

U.S. Trade Imbalances, East Asian Exchange Rates, and a New Plaza Accord

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 5, 2023 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Supply Chain Subsidies and Production Relocation: A new look at Japanese multinational firms

ZHANG Hongyong (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

December 27, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Does VC Investor Type Matter? Determinants and effects of VC backing for new firms in Japan

KATO Masatoshi (Kwansei Gakuin University) / Nicolas LEGENDRE (HEC Montreal) / YOSHIDA Hiroki (Keio University)

Papers

December 27, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Sustainable Development Goals and International Trade Law: A critical analysis

NAKAGAWA Junji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

December 27, 2022 [Policy Discussion Papers (English)]

Ex Ante Evaluation of Migration Subsidy: Evidence from Japan

KONDO Keisuke (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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Events

January 23, 2023 [Symposiums]

Kasumigaseki in Transition - Central ministries and agencies opening more doors for mid-career workers

Events

January 18, 2023 [Symposiums]

The Japanese Economy: Strategies to cope with a shrinking and aging population

Events

January 16, 2023 [Symposiums]

“Chip War” and Its Implications for Japanese Industrial and Security Policies

Events

January 4, 2023 [Workshops]

Globalisation and its Future

Events

December 26, 2022 [Symposiums]

Public Policy in the 22nd Century

Events

December 26, 2022 [Workshops]

The Future for Digital Trade

Events

December 21, 2022 [Symposiums]

The Economics of SME Finance: The roles of financial institutions and the government

Events

December 20, 2022 [Symposiums]

Synthesizing Knowledge: How we can best create innovation through industry-academia collaboration

Events

December 15, 2022 [Workshops]

The U.S. Trade Agenda After the Midterms

Events

December 8, 2022 [Symposiums]

Confronting the Crisis - OECD Economic Outlook November 2022 (Handout and Video)

Events

December 7, 2022 [Symposiums]

Voice Through Divestment (Handout and Video)

Events

December 6, 2022 [Symposiums]

Corporate Control and ESG under “New Capitalism” - Next phase of corporate governance reforms under new capitalism - (Handouts and Video)

Events

December 6, 2022 [Symposiums]

A Fusion of Humanities & Sciences Research on the COVID-19 Pandemic: Prospects for with-COVID-19 society

Events

December 6, 2022 [Symposiums]

Japan-China Economy: The Past 50 years and the next 50 years

Events

December 5, 2022 [Symposiums]

The Present State and Future of the Metaverse As Seen Through the Development of “Cluster”

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Articles

January 27, 2023 [RIETI Report]

Path to Correcting Gender Inequality: Harness capital market forces

KODAMA Naomi (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

January 23, 2023 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Path to Correcting Gender Inequality: Harness capital market forces

KODAMA Naomi (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

January 23, 2023 [Newspapers & Magazines]

“Lowest-low Fertility” & Gender Inequality: Japan from a Comparative Perspective

ONO Yoshikuni (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / UCHIKOSHI Fumiya (Princeton University)

Articles

January 20, 2023 [Newspapers & Magazines]

How Should We Interpret Geopolitics, Economy & Energy Developments in Today's World?

ENDO Ken (Professor of The University of Tokyo) / TAKEMORI Shumpei (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed)) / TERAZAWA Tatsuya (Chairman of The Institute of Energy Economics) / TOYODA Masakazu (Chairman of Japan Economic Foundation)

Articles

January 17, 2023 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 15: From Economic Growthism to Intellectual Growth

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 16, 2023 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2023 (January 2023)]

Regional Financial Institutions and Startup Support

YAMORI Nobuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 13, 2023 [RIETI Report]

Greeting from the Chairman

URATA Shujiro (Chairman, RIETI)

Articles

January 12, 2023 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2023 (January 2023)]

EBPM and Government Statistics: Measuring the Effects of “Investment in People”

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Chief Research Officer, RIETI)

Articles

January 10, 2023 [Column]

Current State of Productivity Analysis: A look at the results of the Seventh World KLEMS Conference

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 6, 2023 [From IZA]

Incentivizing sleep?
Insufficient sleep affects employment and productivity

Joan COSTA-FONT (LSE, UK, and IZA, Germany)

Articles

January 5, 2023 [Newspapers & Magazines]

The Future Course of Globalization: The Western world cannot decouple from the China-Russia axis

TAKEMORI Shumpei (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI)

Articles

January 5, 2023 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Mandating COVID-19 vaccination: The benefits and the costs

Lisa ROBINSON (Deputy Director, Center for Health Decision Science, and Senior Research Scientist, Center for Health Decision Science and Center for Risk Analysis at Harvard University) / Maddalena FERRANNA (Research Associate at Harvard Chan School of Public Health) / Daniel CADARETTE / Michael EBER (PhD Candidate in Health Policy (G4, Decision Sciences) at Harvard University) / David BLOOM (Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography at Harvard University)

Articles

December 22, 2022 [RIETI Report]

What Is Necessary for SMEs to Exit from the Economic Crisis under the COVID-19 Pandemic? Improving profitability to repay financial support

UESUGI Iichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

December 21, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Go Beyond Stop-Gap Solutions to Overcome Secular Stagnation

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

December 20, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

What Is Necessary for SMEs to Exit from the Economic Crisis under the COVID-19 Pandemic? Improving profitability to repay financial support

UESUGI Iichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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