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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

IWAMOTO Koichi's Photo

Digital transformation of the small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises after the novel coronavirus COVID-19

July 6, 2020 [Policy Update]

IWAMOTO Koichi (Research Associate, RIETI)

Scott BAKER's Photo

COVID-induced economic uncertainty and its consequences

June 25, 2020 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Scott BAKER (Associate Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University) / Nicholas BLOOM (Professor of Economics at Stanford University) / Steven DAVIS (William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution) / Stephen TERRY (Assistant Professor of Economics, Boston University)

Willem THORBECKE's Photo

How the Coronavirus Crisis Affected Japanese Industries: Evidence from the Stock Market

June 24, 2020 [Non Technical Summaries]

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

KAWASE Tsuyoshi's Photo

The WTO's Appellate Body Crisis and Roles to Be Played by Japan

June 23, 2020 [Policy Update]

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

NAGAOKA Sadao's Photo

Drug Repurposing for COVID-19: Exploiting Opportunities

June 17, 2020 [Policy Update]

NAGAOKA Sadao (Program Director / Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Articles

July 6, 2020 [Policy Update]

Digital transformation of the small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises after the novel coronavirus COVID-19

IWAMOTO Koichi (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

July 3, 2020 [RIETI Report]

Data Collection in Extraordinary Times: Thoughts on Universities Transitioning to Online Classes

ONOZUKA Yuki (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 30, 2020 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Income Inequality in Japan: What is the Appropriate Policy Response?

INOUE Seiichiro (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 30, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Reforming Inefficient Energy Pricing: Evidence from China

ITO Koichiro (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / ZHANG Shuang (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Papers

June 29, 2020 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Globalization as Civilizational Progress and the Covid-19 Pandemic

FUJITA Masahisa (Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University) / HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 25, 2020 [Perspectives from Around the World]

COVID-induced economic uncertainty and its consequences

Scott BAKER (Associate Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University) / Nicholas BLOOM (Professor of Economics at Stanford University) / Steven DAVIS (William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution) / Stephen TERRY (Assistant Professor of Economics, Boston University)

Events

June 25, 2020 [Symposiums]

How the Coronavirus Crisis is Affecting Japanese Businesses: Evidence from the Stock Market

Articles

June 25, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Firm age, productivity, and intangible capital

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University) / YAMANOUCHI Kenta (Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Kagawa University)

Papers

June 24, 2020 [Non Technical Summaries]

How the Coronavirus Crisis Affected Japanese Industries: Evidence from the Stock Market

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 24, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on Migration from Large Cities to Rural Areas -Poisson Gravity Model Analysis with Elastic Net Regression-

ARAKAWA Kiyoaki (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / NOYORI Shuhei (The University of Tokyo)

Articles

June 23, 2020 [Policy Update]

The WTO's Appellate Body Crisis and Roles to Be Played by Japan

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 22, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

How the Coronavirus Crisis Affected Japanese Industries: Evidence from the Stock Market

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 22, 2020 [Column]

Data Collection in Extraordinary Times: Thoughts on Universities Transitioning to Online Classes

ONOZUKA Yuki (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 17, 2020 [Policy Update]

Drug Repurposing for COVID-19: Exploiting Opportunities

NAGAOKA Sadao (Program Director / Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 16, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Listing Advantages Around the World

UEDA Kenichi (University of Tokyo / TCER / CEPR) / Somnath SHARMA (University of Tokyo / Reserve Bank of India)

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Papers

June 30, 2020 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Income Inequality in Japan: What is the Appropriate Policy Response?

INOUE Seiichiro (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 30, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Reforming Inefficient Energy Pricing: Evidence from China

ITO Koichiro (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / ZHANG Shuang (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Papers

June 29, 2020 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Globalization as Civilizational Progress and the Covid-19 Pandemic

FUJITA Masahisa (Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University) / HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 24, 2020 [Non Technical Summaries]

How the Coronavirus Crisis Affected Japanese Industries: Evidence from the Stock Market

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 24, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on Migration from Large Cities to Rural Areas -Poisson Gravity Model Analysis with Elastic Net Regression-

ARAKAWA Kiyoaki (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / NOYORI Shuhei (The University of Tokyo)

Papers

June 22, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

How the Coronavirus Crisis Affected Japanese Industries: Evidence from the Stock Market

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 16, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Listing Advantages Around the World

UEDA Kenichi (University of Tokyo / TCER / CEPR) / Somnath SHARMA (University of Tokyo / Reserve Bank of India)

Papers

June 11, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Impact of Subsidies for Small and Medium-sized Firms in Japan: A Regression Discontinuity Design Approach

SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / MAKIOKA Ryo (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI) / YAMAGUCHI Akira (Hitotsubashi University / current: NISTEP)

Papers

June 9, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

To What Degree are the Improvements to Lifestyle Behaviors that Mentioned in the Questionnaire for the Annual Specific Medical Examination Actually Associated with Improvements to BMI, Systolic Blood Pressure, and LDL-C?

SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / KIMURA Moriyo (The Public Health Institute) / NAWATA Kazumitsu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 4, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Cost Efficiency of Hotels and Japanese-Style Inns in Kyushu: Relationship to E-Commerce or Individual Business Activities

GOKAN Toshitaka (Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO)

Papers

June 4, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Overinvestment and Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Evidence from Renewable and Non-Renewable Resource Firms

Denny IRAWAN (Australian National University) / OKIMOTO Tatsuyoshi (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 3, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Incentive or Disincentive for Disclosure of Research Data? A Large-Scale Empirical Analysis and Implications for Open Science Policy

KWON Seokbeom (University of Tokyo) / MOTOHASHI Kazuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 2, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Labor Market Flexibility and Inward Foreign Direct Investment

KAMATA Isao (University of Niigata Prefecture)

Papers

June 2, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Intermediaries in Transaction Networks: Location of Wholesalers' Headquarters and Other Establishments

ITO Tadashi (Gakushuin University) / OKAMOTO Chigusa (Rikkyo University) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI)

Papers

June 1, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Fukushima Nuclear Accident and the Set of Values of the Japanese People

HIROTA Shigeru (Kyoto Sangyo University) / YODO Masato (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) / YANO Makoto (Chairman, RIETI)

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Events

June 25, 2020 [Symposiums]

How the Coronavirus Crisis is Affecting Japanese Businesses: Evidence from the Stock Market

Events

May 12, 2020 [Symposiums]

Economics in the Time of Covid-19: The economic impact on Asia (Summary)

Events

April 23, 2020 [BBL Seminars]

Collective Action in a Fragmented World

Jean PISANI-FERRY (Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics / Sciences Po, Paris / EUI, Florence / Bruegel, Brussels / Hertie School of Governance, Berlin)

Events

April 6, 2020 [Workshops]

JSPS Core-to-Core Program: "Governance Reforms from Comparative Perspective"
Day 1: RIETI Workshop "Capital Market and Control" (Summary)

Events

April 6, 2020 [Workshops]

JSPS Core-to-Core Program: "Governance Reforms from Comparative Perspective"
Day 1: RIETI Workshop "Capital Market and Control"

Events

April 2, 2020 [Symposiums]

Economics in the Time of Covid-19: The economic impact on Asia

Events

March 17, 2020 [Symposiums]

Next Blockchain: Creation of a new ecosystem for future industries (Summary)

Events

March 6, 2020 [Symposiums]

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Japan's Economic Outlook

Events

February 21, 2020 [Symposiums]

Corporate Governance for Global Companies: Toward an increase in corporate value (Summary)

Events

February 21, 2020 [BBL Seminars]

Can Big Data Change Official Statistics: Learning from advanced overseas cases

KONISHI Yoko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Events

February 17, 2020 [Symposiums]

The Future of Mobility as Seen by Aftermarket Parts Makers

Events

February 17, 2020 [Symposiums]

Considering the Shape of this Country: Reflection and discussions on parliamentary democracy in Japan and the UK

Events

February 13, 2020 [Symposiums]

Is Globalism at a Turning Point?

Events

February 4, 2020 [Symposiums]

Asian Integration and the Global Economy: Economics of geopolitics (Summary)

Events

February 3, 2020 [Symposiums]

Energy and Sustainability

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Articles

July 6, 2020 [Policy Update]

Digital transformation of the small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises after the novel coronavirus COVID-19

IWAMOTO Koichi (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

July 3, 2020 [RIETI Report]

Data Collection in Extraordinary Times: Thoughts on Universities Transitioning to Online Classes

ONOZUKA Yuki (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 25, 2020 [Perspectives from Around the World]

COVID-induced economic uncertainty and its consequences

Scott BAKER (Associate Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University) / Nicholas BLOOM (Professor of Economics at Stanford University) / Steven DAVIS (William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution) / Stephen TERRY (Assistant Professor of Economics, Boston University)

Articles

June 25, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Firm age, productivity, and intangible capital

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKIZAWA Miho (Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Gakushuin University) / YAMANOUCHI Kenta (Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Kagawa University)

Articles

June 23, 2020 [Policy Update]

The WTO's Appellate Body Crisis and Roles to Be Played by Japan

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 22, 2020 [Column]

Data Collection in Extraordinary Times: Thoughts on Universities Transitioning to Online Classes

ONOZUKA Yuki (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 17, 2020 [Policy Update]

Drug Repurposing for COVID-19: Exploiting Opportunities

NAGAOKA Sadao (Program Director / Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 15, 2020 [From IZA]

Pandemics and the labor market—Then and now

Karen CLAY (Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy)

Articles

June 15, 2020 [Column]

Coronavirus and climate change

ARIMA Jun (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 12, 2020 [Perspectives from Around the World]

COVID-19: Governments must avoid creating additional uncertainty

Henrik MÜLLER (Professor of Economic Policy Journalism, TU Dortmund University)

Articles

June 12, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Who benefits from trade liberalisation? A case from Japan

Youngmin BAEK (Assistant Professor, Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University) / HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies) / TSUBOTA Kenmei (Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization) / URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YAMANOUCHI Kenta (Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Kagawa University)

Articles

June 11, 2020 [Column]

How the Coronavirus Crisis is Affecting Japanese Businesses: Evidence from the Stock Market

Willem THORBECKE (Senior fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 9, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Heterogeneous relationships between automation technologies and skilled labour

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President, RIETI)

Articles

June 4, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Machine learning against accounting fraud

KONDO Satoshi (Public Accountant, KPMG AZSA) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Associate Professor of Economics, Hitotsubashi University Business School (HUB)) / SHIRAKI Kengo (Data Scientist, KPMG AZSA) / SUGA Miki (Lead Specialist, KPMG US) / USUKI Teppei (Senior Manager, KPMG AZSA)

Articles

June 3, 2020 [Column]

COVID-19 and the Bipolarization of Working Hours: What We Can Do to Alleviate Overwork of Essential Workers

KURODA Sachiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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