What is 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. What is RIETI? RIETI - Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry

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

The 20th anniversary of the establishment of the RIETI

Features

After the pandemic: trade, health and protectionism

July 16, 2021 [Workshop]

Mary E. Lovely (Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics) / John W.H. Denton AO (Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce) / Rem Korteweg (Senior Research Fellow, Clingendael Institute)

Trade and the Indo-Pacific: CPTPP, BRI & RCEP

June 28, 2021 [Symposiums]

Vasuki Shastry (Associate Fellow, Asia Pacific Programme, Chatham House) / Deborah Elms (Founder and Executive Director of the Asian Trade Centre) / Tetsuya Watanabe (Vice President, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)) / Rem Korteweg (Senior Research Fellow, Clingendael Institute)

Chi Hung KWAN's Photo

Challenges for the Chinese Economy as Viewed through the 2020 Population Census
—Focusing on a Declining Labor Force and Inter-Regional Migration

July 20, 2021 [China in Transition]

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

NAKAGAMI Yasunori's Photo

Toward Creating More Innovation from Japan—Trinity Model of Management at GAFAM

July 15, 2021 [Policy Update]

NAKAGAMI Yasunori (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / ABE Naohiko (Managing Partner, Pay Governance Japan)

Willem THORBECKE's Photo

Understanding the Transmission of COVID-19 News to French Financial Markets

July 2, 2021 [Non Technical Summaries]

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

More

What's NewRSS

Papers

July 29, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Japanese Firms: Mobility and Resilience via Remote Work

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KITAO Sagiri (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / NOSE Manabu (International Monetary Fund / University of Tokyo)

Articles

July 28, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

The dollar, the yen, or the renminbi? Invoicing currency choices by Japanese overseas subsidiaries

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) / YOSHIMI Taiyo (Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University)

Papers

July 26, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

A Study on Schrems II Judgement of the European Court of Justice on International Data Flows―With a Focus on Its Effects on the Data Free Flow with Trust Initiative

WATANABE Shota (Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.)

Events

July 26, 2021 [Symposiums]

Towards carbon neutrality -Challenge of Japanese & EU industry and system- (Handouts and Video)

Papers

July 21, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Decomposition Approach Applied on the Effects of Taxes and Social Insurance Premiums on Income Distribution: Contributions to the Size of the Middle Class in Japan

OHNO Taro (Shinshu University) / KITAMURA Yukinobu (Rissho University) / MIYAZAKI Takeshi (Kyushu University)

Papers

July 21, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Gender Stereotypes among Japanese Voters

ENDO Yuya (Tohoku University) / ONO Yoshikuni (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 21, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Horizontal Foreclosure with Vertically Shared Large Value: Qualcomm's License Fee Contracts and Anti-Monopoly Decisions by Government in China's Smartphone Integrated Circuits Market, 2011-2014

WATANABE Mariko (Gakushuin University)

Articles

July 20, 2021 [China in Transition]

Challenges for the Chinese Economy as Viewed through the 2020 Population Census
—Focusing on a Declining Labor Force and Inter-Regional Migration

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 20, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Evolution of the Treaty Interpretation on the Issue of Targeted Dumping: Is it a Clarification of a Treaty or ‘Gap Filling’?

MIYAOKA Kunio (Mori Hamada & Matsumoto)

Papers

July 20, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Land Trades During the Bubble Period and the Results of Capital Gains/Losses

UNAYAMA Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Publications

July 19, 2021 [Other Publications (Japanese)]

The Economic Role of Productivity: Readdressing the viability of the Japanese economy

Written by MIYAGAWA Tsutomu

Publications

July 19, 2021 [Other Publications (Japanese)]

Economics of Time: Freedom, Justice and the Avenge of History

Written by KOBAYASHI Keiichiro

Events

July 16, 2021 [Workshops]

After the pandemic: trade, health and protectionism

Events

July 16, 2021 [Symposiums]

Socio-Life Science Interdisciplinary Seminar: Stakes of COVID-19 vaccination (Handouts and Video)

Papers

July 16, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Place-Based Policies and the Geography of Corporate Investment

Cameron LAPOINT (Yale School of Management) / SAKABE Shogo (Columbia University)

More

Papers

July 29, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Japanese Firms: Mobility and Resilience via Remote Work

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KITAO Sagiri (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / NOSE Manabu (International Monetary Fund / University of Tokyo)

Papers

July 26, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

A Study on Schrems II Judgement of the European Court of Justice on International Data Flows―With a Focus on Its Effects on the Data Free Flow with Trust Initiative

WATANABE Shota (Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.)

Papers

July 21, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Decomposition Approach Applied on the Effects of Taxes and Social Insurance Premiums on Income Distribution: Contributions to the Size of the Middle Class in Japan

OHNO Taro (Shinshu University) / KITAMURA Yukinobu (Rissho University) / MIYAZAKI Takeshi (Kyushu University)

Papers

July 21, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Gender Stereotypes among Japanese Voters

ENDO Yuya (Tohoku University) / ONO Yoshikuni (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 21, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Horizontal Foreclosure with Vertically Shared Large Value: Qualcomm's License Fee Contracts and Anti-Monopoly Decisions by Government in China's Smartphone Integrated Circuits Market, 2011-2014

WATANABE Mariko (Gakushuin University)

Papers

July 20, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Evolution of the Treaty Interpretation on the Issue of Targeted Dumping: Is it a Clarification of a Treaty or ‘Gap Filling’?

MIYAOKA Kunio (Mori Hamada & Matsumoto)

Papers

July 20, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Land Trades During the Bubble Period and the Results of Capital Gains/Losses

UNAYAMA Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 16, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Place-Based Policies and the Geography of Corporate Investment

Cameron LAPOINT (Yale School of Management) / SAKABE Shogo (Columbia University)

Papers

July 16, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Short-Term Productivity Impact of Smoking Cessation Programs

TAKAHASHI Kohei (Waseda University) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 15, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Reduced Face-to-face Contacts in Japanese Firms During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Findings from a Survey on the Relationship with Pre-pandemic Firm Attributes

TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ITO Banri (Research Associate, RIETI) / KUMANOMIDO Hiroshi (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

July 15, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Industrial Revitalization Policy in the 2000s

WATANABE Junko (Kyoto University) / TAKEDA Haruhito (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

July 14, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Deflation and Declining Business Dynamism in a Cash-in-Advance Economy

FURUKAWA Yuichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / NIWA Sumiko (Sonoda Women's University)

Papers

July 14, 2021 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.37] Russia — Measures Affecting the Importation of Railway Equipment and Parts Thereof

HEIKE Masahiro (Nishimura & Asahi)

Papers

July 14, 2021 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.36] Russia – Tariff Treatment of Certain Agricultural and Manufacturing Products (DS485)

SHIMIZU Mari (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Papers

July 14, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Algorithm is Experiment: Machine Learning, Market Design, and Policy Eligibility Rules

NARITA Yusuke (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / YATA Kohei (Yale University)

More

Events

July 26, 2021 [Symposiums]

Towards carbon neutrality -Challenge of Japanese & EU industry and system- (Handouts and Video)

Events

July 16, 2021 [Workshops]

After the pandemic: trade, health and protectionism

Events

July 16, 2021 [Symposiums]

Socio-Life Science Interdisciplinary Seminar: Stakes of COVID-19 vaccination (Handouts and Video)

Events

July 15, 2021 [Symposiums]

How will East Asia's Digital Transformation Change the Global Value Chain? (Handouts and Video)

Events

June 29, 2021 [Symposiums]

A New Concept of the Corporation [Part 4]
The Role of Institutional Investors (Video)

Events

June 28, 2021 [Symposiums]

Trade and the Indo-Pacific: CPTPP, BRI & RCEP

Events

June 25, 2021 [Symposiums]

A New Concept of the Corporation [Part 5]
The Purpose of the Corporation and How to Realize its Purpose

Events

June 25, 2021 [Symposiums]

How COVID-19 Impacts Supply Chains and the Economy: Evidence from Europe and Asia

Events

June 24, 2021 [Symposiums]

Blockchain Now: Applications of blockchain in digital ownership and data management

Events

June 22, 2021 [Symposiums]

A New Concept of the Corporation [Part 3]
Ownership of the New Corporation: the Role of Activist Funds (Summary)

Events

June 21, 2021 [Symposiums]

How will East Asia's Digital Transformation Change the Global Value Chain?

Events

June 14, 2021 [Symposiums]

The Creation of a Future Society and Security Measures through the Fusion of Culture and Science

Events

June 8, 2021 [Symposiums]

SDGs and Business Contribution in Southeast Asia (Summary)

Events

June 8, 2021 [Symposiums]

Towards carbon neutrality -Challenge of Japanese & EU industry and system-

Events

June 3, 2021 [Symposiums]

Socio-Life Science Interdisciplinary Seminar: Stakes of COVID-19 vaccination

More

Articles

July 28, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

The dollar, the yen, or the renminbi? Invoicing currency choices by Japanese overseas subsidiaries

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) / YOSHIMI Taiyo (Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University)

Articles

July 20, 2021 [China in Transition]

Challenges for the Chinese Economy as Viewed through the 2020 Population Census
—Focusing on a Declining Labor Force and Inter-Regional Migration

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 15, 2021 [Column]

EU-Japan Cooperation toward Carbon Neutrality—Participating in the EU-Japan Centre/RIETI webinar

TANABE Yasuo (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 15, 2021 [Policy Update]

Toward Creating More Innovation from Japan—Trinity Model of Management at GAFAM

NAKAGAMI Yasunori (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / ABE Naohiko (Managing Partner, Pay Governance Japan)

Articles

July 8, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Reconsider Across-the-Board Protection for SMEs—How Can Economic Dynamism Be Promoted?

GOTO Yasuo (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

July 6, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Difficulty of Ensuring Workers' Health through Time Management—Working Style Reform under the COVID-19 Pandemic

KURODA Sachiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 5, 2021 [RIETI Report]

Will a Waiver of Intellectual Property Rights on Vaccines Lead to Increased Supply?

ITO Banri (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

July 2, 2021 [Column]

COVID-19 and Health Expenditure Trends

NISHIOKA Takashi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / YAMAKI Akio (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW))

Articles

June 24, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Utmost Consideration Should Be Paid to Impact on Employment—Should Minimum Wages Be Raised?

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 21, 2021 [Column]

Will a Waiver of Intellectual Property Rights on Vaccines Lead to Increased Supply?

ITO Banri (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

June 18, 2021 [From IZA]

Income inequality and social origins
Promoting intergenerational mobility makes societies more egalitarian

Lorenzo CAPPELLARI (Università Cattolica Milano, Italy, and IZA)

Articles

June 14, 2021 [Policy Update]

How Tariffs Affect China's Exports

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 9, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Starting New Businesses from an Economics Approach Provides a Look at Epicenters of "Change"

NARITA Yusuke (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 8, 2021 [Policy Update]

The Price Surge in the Japanese Wholesale Electricity Market in January and the Lessons for Market Design

ITO Koichiro (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 4, 2021 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Why rich parents have rich children

Sreevidya AYYAR (Research Assistant, University College London) / Uta BOLT (PhD candidate, University College London) / Eric FRENCH (Professor of Economics, University College London; Co-Director, the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP) at IFS; Fellow, CEPR) / Jamie Hentall MAcCUISH (PhD researcher, University College London) / Cormac O'DEA (Assistant Professor in Economics, Yale University)

More