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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

TSURU Kotaro's Photo

We Must Identify Key Skills in the Era of AI

October 21, 2020 [Newspapers & Magazines]

TSURU Kotaro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

IWAMOTO Koichi's Photo

Export trade fairs and Coronavirus

October 13, 2020 [Policy Update]

MAKIOKA Ryo (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI)

Willem THORBECKE's Photo

The Relationship between Product Complexity and Exchange Rate Elasticities: Evidence from the People's Republic of China's Manufacturing Industries

October 1, 2020 [Non Technical Summaries]

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / CHEN Chen (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Suzhou) / Nimesh SALIKE (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Suzhou)

OHASHI Hiroshi's Photo

Designing Regulatory and Institutional Systems through Public-Private Cooperation—Industrial Policy for the 21st Century

September 28, 2020 [Newspapers & Magazines]

OHASHI Hiroshi (Program director / Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Santo MILASI's Photo

The potential for teleworking in Europe and the risk of a new digital divide

September 11, 2020 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Santo MILASI (Economist, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission) / Martina BISELLO (Research Officer, Eurofound) / John HURLEY (Senior Research Manager, Eurofound) / Matteo SOSTERO (Researcher, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission) / Enrique FERNÁNDEZ-MACÍAS (Researcher, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission)

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Articles

October 21, 2020 [Newspapers & Magazines]

We Must Identify Key Skills in the Era of AI

TSURU Kotaro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

October 21, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Measuring Business-Level Expectations and Uncertainty: Survey Evidence and the COVID-19 Pandemic

CHEN Cheng (Clemson University) / SENGA Tatsuro (Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI) / ZHANG Hongyong (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

October 20, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Firm Growth, Financial Constraints, and Policy-Based Finance

Tim E. DORE (Federal Reserve Board) / OKAZAKI Tetsuji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ONISHI Ken (Federal Reserve Board) / WAKAMORI Naoki (University of Tokyo)

Papers

October 16, 2020 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.33] China – Domestic Support for Agricultural Producers (DS511): Calculation of Market Price Support

SEKINE Takemasa (NUCB Business School)

Papers

October 16, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Emissions Trading and International Trade

ISHIKAWA Jota (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KIYONO Kazuharu (Waseda University) / YOMOGIDA Morihiro (Sophia University)

Papers

October 15, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Month-of-Birth Effects on Skills and Skill Formation

YAMAGUCHI Shintaro (University of Tokyo) / ITO Hirotake (Keio Research Institute at SFC) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University)

Papers

October 15, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Information Acquisition and Price Setting under Uncertainty: New Survey Evidence

CHEN Cheng (Clemson University) / SENGA Tatsuro (Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI) / SUN Chang (University of Hong Kong) / ZHANG Hongyong (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

October 15, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Policies to Reduce Excess Capacity in the Chinese Iron and Steel Industry: Industrial Policy as a Coordination Process

KAWABATA Nozomu (Tohoku University) / YIN Di (Tohoku University)

Articles

October 13, 2020 [Policy Update]

Export trade fairs and Coronavirus

MAKIOKA Ryo (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI)

Events

October 12, 2020 [Symposiums]

The Turbulence of Indo-Pacific Regional Order and Japan-ASEAN Relationship

Papers

October 7, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Moving Out of China? Evidence from Japanese Multinational Firms

Changyuan LUO (Fudan University) / Chunxiao SI (Fudan University) / ZHANG Hongyong (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

October 5, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

What Do People Say When They become "Future People"? - Positioning Imaginary Future Generations (IFGs) in General Rules for Good Decision Making

HIROMITSU Toshiaki (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance) / KITAKAJI Yoko (Hiroshima University) / HARA Keishiro (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / SAIJO Tatsuyoshi (Research Institute for Future Design, Kochi University of Technology / Research Institute of Humanity and Nature)

Papers

October 2, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

How did Japan cope with COVID-19? Big Data and purchasing behavior

KONISHI Yoko (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / SAITO Takashi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / ISHIKAWA Toshiki (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / IGEI Naoya (Intage Research Inc.)

Articles

October 2, 2020 [Column]

Toward Enhancing SMEs' Resilience against Large-Scale Disasters―Requirements for Increasing the Effectiveness of the SME Resilience Enhancement Act

YAMORI Nobuyoshi (Professor, Kobe University)

Papers

October 1, 2020 [Non Technical Summaries]

The Relationship between Product Complexity and Exchange Rate Elasticities: Evidence from the People's Republic of China's Manufacturing Industries

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / CHEN Chen (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Suzhou) / Nimesh SALIKE (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Suzhou)

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Papers

October 21, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Measuring Business-Level Expectations and Uncertainty: Survey Evidence and the COVID-19 Pandemic

CHEN Cheng (Clemson University) / SENGA Tatsuro (Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI) / ZHANG Hongyong (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

October 20, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Firm Growth, Financial Constraints, and Policy-Based Finance

Tim E. DORE (Federal Reserve Board) / OKAZAKI Tetsuji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ONISHI Ken (Federal Reserve Board) / WAKAMORI Naoki (University of Tokyo)

Papers

October 16, 2020 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.33] China – Domestic Support for Agricultural Producers (DS511): Calculation of Market Price Support

SEKINE Takemasa (NUCB Business School)

Papers

October 16, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Emissions Trading and International Trade

ISHIKAWA Jota (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KIYONO Kazuharu (Waseda University) / YOMOGIDA Morihiro (Sophia University)

Papers

October 15, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Month-of-Birth Effects on Skills and Skill Formation

YAMAGUCHI Shintaro (University of Tokyo) / ITO Hirotake (Keio Research Institute at SFC) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University)

Papers

October 15, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Information Acquisition and Price Setting under Uncertainty: New Survey Evidence

CHEN Cheng (Clemson University) / SENGA Tatsuro (Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI) / SUN Chang (University of Hong Kong) / ZHANG Hongyong (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

October 15, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Policies to Reduce Excess Capacity in the Chinese Iron and Steel Industry: Industrial Policy as a Coordination Process

KAWABATA Nozomu (Tohoku University) / YIN Di (Tohoku University)

Papers

October 7, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Moving Out of China? Evidence from Japanese Multinational Firms

Changyuan LUO (Fudan University) / Chunxiao SI (Fudan University) / ZHANG Hongyong (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

October 5, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

What Do People Say When They become "Future People"? - Positioning Imaginary Future Generations (IFGs) in General Rules for Good Decision Making

HIROMITSU Toshiaki (Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance) / KITAKAJI Yoko (Hiroshima University) / HARA Keishiro (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / SAIJO Tatsuyoshi (Research Institute for Future Design, Kochi University of Technology / Research Institute of Humanity and Nature)

Papers

October 2, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

How did Japan cope with COVID-19? Big Data and purchasing behavior

KONISHI Yoko (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / SAITO Takashi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / ISHIKAWA Toshiki (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / IGEI Naoya (Intage Research Inc.)

Papers

October 1, 2020 [Non Technical Summaries]

The Relationship between Product Complexity and Exchange Rate Elasticities: Evidence from the People's Republic of China's Manufacturing Industries

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / CHEN Chen (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Suzhou) / Nimesh SALIKE (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Suzhou)

Papers

October 1, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Local Product Relatedness and Export Behavior at the Firm Level in Japan

HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Institute for Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization) / MATSUURA Toshiyuki (Keio University)

Papers

September 29, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Relationship between Product Complexity and Exchange Rate Elasticities: Evidence from the People's Republic of China's Manufacturing Industries

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / CHEN Chen (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Suzhou) / Nimesh SALIKE (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Suzhou)

Papers

September 25, 2020 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

US Stock Capital Market Reform through the Jobs Acts and Lazy Japan

TADOKORO Hajime (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Papers

September 18, 2020 [Policy Discussion Papers (English)]

Results of Survey on Standardization Activities for 2018 (State of Implementation, Advanced Technologies, and Organizational Design)

TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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Events

October 12, 2020 [Symposiums]

The Turbulence of Indo-Pacific Regional Order and Japan-ASEAN Relationship

Events

October 1, 2020 [Symposiums]

Deep Tech AI Startup Business Environment

Events

October 1, 2020 [Symposiums]

Will the 21st Century be "Asia's Century"? -Perspectives on the International Order in the Coronavirus Era

Events

September 30, 2020 [Symposiums]

World Economies Surviving and Thriving through COVID-19 and beyond (Summary)

Events

September 14, 2020 [Symposiums]

Efforts for Increasing the Number of Female Engineers in the IT Industry and the Necessity of such Efforts

Events

September 11, 2020 [Symposiums]

The Institutional Sources of Energy Transitions: From the oil crises to climate policy (Handout and Video)

Events

September 11, 2020 [Symposiums]

The Institutional Sources of Energy Transitions: From the oil crises to climate policy

Events

September 9, 2020 [Symposiums]

World Economies Surviving and Thriving through COVID-19 and beyond (Handouts and Video)

Events

September 9, 2020 [Symposiums]

World Economies Surviving and Thriving through COVID-19 and beyond

Events

September 7, 2020 [Symposiums]

Effect of COVID-19 on Global Value Chains and Future Prospects (Handouts and Video)

Events

September 7, 2020 [Symposiums]

Effect of COVID-19 on Global Value Chains and Future Prospects

Events

September 7, 2020 [Symposiums]

Where is Education Reform Headed? Economic Education as the Strongest Growth Strategy

Events

September 4, 2020 [Symposiums]

Global Catastrophes: Before, During, and After Covid (Handout and Video)

Events

September 4, 2020 [Symposiums]

Global Catastrophes: Before, During, and After Covid

Events

September 4, 2020 [Symposiums]

World Economic Outlook and the Asia Pacific Region -The Great Lockdown: A crisis like no other

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Articles

October 21, 2020 [Newspapers & Magazines]

We Must Identify Key Skills in the Era of AI

TSURU Kotaro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

October 13, 2020 [Policy Update]

Export trade fairs and Coronavirus

MAKIOKA Ryo (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI)

Articles

October 2, 2020 [Column]

Toward Enhancing SMEs' Resilience against Large-Scale Disasters―Requirements for Increasing the Effectiveness of the SME Resilience Enhancement Act

YAMORI Nobuyoshi (Professor, Kobe University)

Articles

September 30, 2020 [RIETI Report]

Detecting the impact of policy uncertainty on foreign direct investment

INADA Mitsuo (Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Miyazaki Municipal University) / JINJI Naoto (Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University)

Articles

September 28, 2020 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Designing Regulatory and Institutional Systems through Public-Private Cooperation—Industrial Policy for the 21st Century

OHASHI Hiroshi (Program director / Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 25, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Detecting the impact of policy uncertainty on foreign direct investment

INADA Mitsuo (Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Miyazaki Municipal University) / JINJI Naoto (Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University)

Articles

September 11, 2020 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The potential for teleworking in Europe and the risk of a new digital divide

Santo MILASI (Economist, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission) / Martina BISELLO (Research Officer, Eurofound) / John HURLEY (Senior Research Manager, Eurofound) / Matteo SOSTERO (Researcher, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission) / Enrique FERNÁNDEZ-MACÍAS (Researcher, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission)

Articles

September 4, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Rewiring supply chain networks

GOTO Hiromitsu (Lecturer, Kanazawa Gakuin University) / FUJITA Yuji (CEO, Turnstone Research Institute) / SOUMA Wataru (Associate Professor of Physics, Nihon University)

Articles

September 2, 2020 [Policy Update]

Digital Transformation of SMEs in Japan

IWAMOTO Koichi (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

August 27, 2020 [RIETI Report]

Globalisation and the COVID-19 pandemic: A spatial economics perspective

FUJITA Masahisa (Professor, Konan University; Adjunct Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University; Former President and Chief Research Officer, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry) / HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 25, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Globalisation and the COVID-19 pandemic: A spatial economics perspective

FUJITA Masahisa (Professor, Konan University; Adjunct Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University; Former President and Chief Research Officer, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry) / HAMAGUCHI Nobuaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 21, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Regulating cross-border data flows: Firm-level analysis from Japan

TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ITO Banri (Research Associate, RIETI) / Byeongwoo KANG (Associate Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)

Articles

August 21, 2020 [Newspapers & Magazines]

The Pressing Need for Introduction of a Monetary Solution for Employee Dismissal: Argument for Japanese Employment Reform

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 20, 2020 [Column]

COVID-19 Crisis and Employment Adjustment

ADACHI Daisuke (Yale University) / KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI)

Articles

August 18, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Global politics from the view of the political-economy trilemma

Joshua AIZENMAN (Dockson Chair in Economics and International Relations, USC, and Research Associate, NBER) / ITO Hiroyuki (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

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