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.

More read

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

Featured

WATANABE Tetsuya's photo

RIETI Vice President WATANABE Tetsuya will speak at the Think7 Summit

May 19, 2022 [Recent Activities]

RIETI Inaugurated New EBPM Center on April 1

April 1, 2022 [Recent Activities]

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro's Photo

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 7: Collapse of the Grand Narrative

May 17, 2022 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

ITO Hiroyuki's Photo

Post-U.S. Rate Hike Outlook: Emerging Market Economies Challenged by Strong Dollar

April 25, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

ITO Hiroyuki (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro's Photo

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 6: Totalitarianism as a Pathological Manifestation of Reason

April 25, 2022 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

FUJI Kazuhiko's Photo

More than 6,000: How far are economic sanctions against Russia allowed to go as a result of the invasion of Ukraine?

April 22, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

FUJI Kazuhiko (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

More

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.

Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs)

What's NewRSS

About RIETI

May 19, 2022 [Recent Activities]

RIETI Vice President WATANABE Tetsuya will speak at the Think7 Summit

Papers

May 18, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Parental Investment after Adverse Event: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake

INUI Tomohiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / OKUDAIRA Hiroko (Doshisha University)

Papers

May 18, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Causal Effects of a Tax Incentive on SME Capital Investment

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / HOTEI Masaki (Daito Bunka University) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

May 18, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Nudges to Increase the Effectiveness of Environmental Education

KUROKAWA Hirofumi (Univeristy of Hyogo) / IGEI Kengo (Keio University) / KITSUKI Akinori (Kyushu University) / KURITA Kenichi (Kyushu University) / MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / SAKANO Akira (Zero Waste Japan)

Papers

May 18, 2022 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Evaluation Bias Toward Rivals: Evidence from 360-degree feedback

TAKAHASHI Takuya (Waseda University)

Papers

May 17, 2022 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

On Human Resource Development and Productivity Growth in Japan: A survey of theory, measurement and empirical studies on human resources

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Gakushuin University)

Events

May 17, 2022 [Symposiums]

Value Creation in the Digital Age —The perspective of design-driven management

Papers

May 17, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Educational Gradient in Physiological Risk Factors in a Workplace: A decomposition analysis of biomarkers

AIZAWA Toshiaki (Hokkaido University)

Articles

May 17, 2022 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 7: Collapse of the Grand Narrative

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 17, 2022 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

On the Use of AIS Data For Economic Research in the Field of International Trade

TAKAYAMA Haruka (State University of New York at Albany) / TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 16, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Issues for Promoting EBPM in Japan

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 13, 2022 [Column]

How Does a Teacher’s STEM College Major Affect the Academic Achievement of Their Students?

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

Articles

May 13, 2022 [RIETI Report]

Exogenous shocks, industrial policy, and the US semiconductor industry

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 12, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Changes in Perception and the Effects of Personal Attributes in Decision-making as Imaginary Future Generations: Evidence from participatory environmental planning

HARA Keishiro (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / NAYA Masahiro (Osaka University) / KITAKAJI Yoko (Hiroshima University) / KURODA Masashi (Tokoha University) / NOMAGUCHI Yutaka (Osaka University)

Articles

May 12, 2022 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2022 (January 2022)]

Impact of Standardization on Management Strategy: A new perspective on administrative strategy theory

TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

More

Papers

May 18, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Parental Investment after Adverse Event: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake

INUI Tomohiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / OKUDAIRA Hiroko (Doshisha University)

Papers

May 18, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Causal Effects of a Tax Incentive on SME Capital Investment

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / HOTEI Masaki (Daito Bunka University) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

May 18, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Nudges to Increase the Effectiveness of Environmental Education

KUROKAWA Hirofumi (Univeristy of Hyogo) / IGEI Kengo (Keio University) / KITSUKI Akinori (Kyushu University) / KURITA Kenichi (Kyushu University) / MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / SAKANO Akira (Zero Waste Japan)

Papers

May 18, 2022 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Evaluation Bias Toward Rivals: Evidence from 360-degree feedback

TAKAHASHI Takuya (Waseda University)

Papers

May 17, 2022 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

On Human Resource Development and Productivity Growth in Japan: A survey of theory, measurement and empirical studies on human resources

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Gakushuin University)

Papers

May 17, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Educational Gradient in Physiological Risk Factors in a Workplace: A decomposition analysis of biomarkers

AIZAWA Toshiaki (Hokkaido University)

Papers

May 17, 2022 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

On the Use of AIS Data For Economic Research in the Field of International Trade

TAKAYAMA Haruka (State University of New York at Albany) / TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 12, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Changes in Perception and the Effects of Personal Attributes in Decision-making as Imaginary Future Generations: Evidence from participatory environmental planning

HARA Keishiro (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / NAYA Masahiro (Osaka University) / KITAKAJI Yoko (Hiroshima University) / KURODA Masashi (Tokoha University) / NOMAGUCHI Yutaka (Osaka University)

Papers

May 12, 2022 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

A Cautionary Note on Evaluating Subsidy Programs: Lessons from the subsidy program for SMEs in Japan

SAKASHITA Fumiyuki (University of Tokyo) / SUMIYA Kazuhiko (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI) / INOUE Toshikatsu (Hitotsubashi University) / HASHIMOTO Yuki (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 10, 2022 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

China's Data Governance: Data transactions via the market and national security

WATANABE Mariko (Gakushuin University)

Papers

May 9, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Effect of Investment Funds on Employment and Wages

KUBO Katsuyuki (Waseda University) / TSUBONO Kodai (Waseda University)

Papers

May 9, 2022 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Empirical study on municipal digital transformation: the case of Japan

HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

May 9, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Impact of Exchange Rates, the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the Ukraine War on the Turkish Economy

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / Ahmet SENGONUL (Sivas Cumhuriyet University)

Papers

May 6, 2022 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Do Class Closures Affect Students' Achievements? Heterogeneous effects of students' socioeconomic backgrounds

OIKAWA Masato (Waseda University) / TANAKA Ryuichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / BESSHO Shun-ichiro (University of Tokyo) / KAWAMURA Akira (Waseda University) / NOGUCHI Haruko (Waseda University)

Papers

April 27, 2022 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

An analysis framework for supply shock effects on production and employment

SANO Tomoki (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / NAGAMACHI Yuhei (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

More

Articles

May 17, 2022 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 7: Collapse of the Grand Narrative

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 16, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Issues for Promoting EBPM in Japan

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 13, 2022 [Column]

How Does a Teacher’s STEM College Major Affect the Academic Achievement of Their Students?

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

Articles

May 13, 2022 [RIETI Report]

Exogenous shocks, industrial policy, and the US semiconductor industry

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 12, 2022 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2022 (January 2022)]

Impact of Standardization on Management Strategy: A new perspective on administrative strategy theory

TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 12, 2022 [Column]

Governance Issues Related to R&D Information Disclosure in Standards Development Bodies: An overview of the results of the survey on standardization activities (2019)

TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 9, 2022 [VoxEU Column]

Exogenous shocks, industrial policy, and the US semiconductor industry

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 2, 2022 [VoxEU Column]

Exploring the hidden price effect in China’s official GDP estimates

Harry X. WU (National School of Development, Peking University / The Conference Board China Center, Beijing / Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University) / Zhan LI (Postdoctoral Researcher in Economics, National School of Development, Peking University)

Articles

April 28, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Citizens and Government Should Debate Policies on Equal Footing

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 26, 2022 [VoxEU Column]

China’s other challenge in growth: Investment in intangible assets

Harry X. WU (National School of Development, Peking University / The Conference Board China Center, Beijing / Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University) / Janet X. HAO (Researcher on the Chinese economy)

Articles

April 25, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Post-U.S. Rate Hike Outlook: Emerging Market Economies Challenged by Strong Dollar

ITO Hiroyuki (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 25, 2022 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 6: Totalitarianism as a Pathological Manifestation of Reason

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 22, 2022 [Newspapers & Magazines]

More than 6,000: How far are economic sanctions against Russia allowed to go as a result of the invasion of Ukraine?

FUJI Kazuhiko (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 22, 2022 [RIETI Report]

Tax and social insurance benefits for low-income spouses stand as obstacles for women’s participation and wage growth in Japan

KITAO Sagiri (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI) / MIKOSHIBA Minamo (Ph.D. student, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo)

Articles

April 15, 2022 [VoxEU Column]

Tax and social insurance benefits for low-income spouses stand as obstacles for women’s participation and wage growth in Japan

KITAO Sagiri (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI) / MIKOSHIBA Minamo (Ph.D. student, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo)

More