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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

Chi Hung KWAN's Photo

Expansion and Prolonging of U.S.-China Trade Friction
—Conspicuous Trend of Decoupling

September 19, 2019 [China in Transition]

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

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)

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Papers

September 19, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Import Competition and Product Churning: Evidence from Japanese Plant-product-level Data

Flora BELLONE (Université Côte d' Azur) / Cilem Selin HAZIR (Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development) / MATSUURA Toshiyuki (Keio University)

Articles

September 19, 2019 [China in Transition]

Expansion and Prolonging of U.S.-China Trade Friction
—Conspicuous Trend of Decoupling

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 18, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Use of AI and Its Impact on Business: Updated Evidence from a Firm Survey

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, RIETI)

Events

September 18, 2019 [Workshops]

Thinking About Widening Gaps in the Reiwa Era -What will happen to corporate governance and wage gaps?

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

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Papers

September 19, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Import Competition and Product Churning: Evidence from Japanese Plant-product-level Data

Flora BELLONE (Université Côte d' Azur) / Cilem Selin HAZIR (Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development) / MATSUURA Toshiyuki (Keio University)

Papers

September 18, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Use of AI and Its Impact on Business: Updated Evidence from a Firm Survey

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Vice President, 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)

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)

Papers

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)

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Events

September 18, 2019 [Workshops]

Thinking About Widening Gaps in the Reiwa Era -What will happen to corporate governance and wage gaps?

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)

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Articles

September 19, 2019 [China in Transition]

Expansion and Prolonging of U.S.-China Trade Friction
—Conspicuous Trend of Decoupling

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

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)

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