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.

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UNAYAMA Takashi's photo

RIETI Faculty Fellow UNAYAMA Takashi received 2021 NTJ Richard Musgrave Prize

December 2, 2021 [Recent Activities]

WATANABE Tetsuya's photo

RIETI Vice President WATANABE Tetsuya will speak at the 1st Asia-Europe Economic and Business Forum (AEEBF1)

November 17, 2021 [Recent Activities]

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Socio-Life Science and the COVID-19 Outbreak

December 3, 2021 [RIETI Books (English)]

Edited by YANO Makoto, MATSUDA Fumihiko, Anavaj SAKUNTABHAI, HIROTA Shigeru

Alex BRYSON's Photo

Expectations data indicate the US is entering recession about now

November 22, 2021 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Alex BRYSON (Professor of Quantitative Social Science, Social Research Institute, UCL) / David BLANCHFLOWER (Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College)

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro's Photo

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 1: A "new cognitive structure" as a rational expectations equilibrium

November 9, 2021 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow)

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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)

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Publications

December 3, 2021 [RIETI Books (English)]

Socio-Life Science and the COVID-19 Outbreak

Edited by YANO Makoto, MATSUDA Fumihiko, Anavaj SAKUNTABHAI, HIROTA Shigeru

About RIETI

December 2, 2021 [Recent Activities]

RIETI Faculty Fellow UNAYAMA Takashi received 2021 NTJ Richard Musgrave Prize

Articles

December 2, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Three U.S. Economists Win Nobel Prize in Economics for Contributions to Estimation of Causal Relationships through Natural Experiments

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

December 1, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Network Analysis of the Determinants of Attitudes towards Immigrants across Regions

Rachael Kei KAWASAKI (Kyoto University) / IKEDA Yuichi (Kyoto University)

Papers

December 1, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Social Cognitive Determinants of Avoiding Crowded Places: Cultural Differences and Political Polarization

Lucas Heiki MATSUNAGA (Tohoku University) / AOKI Toshiaki (Tohoku University) / Cristiane FAIAD (University of Brasilia) / Daniel ALDRICH (Northeastern University) / TSENG Po-Hsing (National Taiwan Ocean University) / AIDA Jun (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)

Papers

December 1, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Social Pressure in Football Matches: An Event Study of "Remote Matches" in Japan

ARAKI Shota (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI) / MORITA Hiroshi (Hosei University)

Papers

December 1, 2021 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Toward Japanese Model ver2.0: Purpose of Business, Governance and Ownership

MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 26, 2021 [RIETI Report]

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 1: A "new cognitive structure" as a rational expectations equilibrium

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Events

November 25, 2021 [Symposiums]

Secular Stagnation of Labor Productivity and Real Wages: Analysis using the 2021 JIP database and company data

Articles

November 24, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Crucial Viewpoint on Corporate Governance: Developing a "New Japanese Model"

MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 22, 2021 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Expectations data indicate the US is entering recession about now

Alex BRYSON (Professor of Quantitative Social Science, Social Research Institute, UCL) / David BLANCHFLOWER (Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College)

Articles

November 19, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

GAFA and Competition Policy: Japan's Uniqueness in Public-Private Joint Regulation

OHASHI Hiroshi (Program director / Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Events

November 19, 2021 [Symposiums]

With the 50th Anniversary of the Normalization of Diplomatic Relations, What Current and Future Contributions Can China and Japan make to the Global Community

Papers

November 18, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Sources of Growth and Stagnation in the Japanese Economy: An Analysis Based on Data for Listed Firms Spanning More Than Five Decades

FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KIM YoungGak (Senshu University) / KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 18, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Interview with Dr. Keiichiro Kobayashi, a Member of the Government Advisory Committee on Countermeasures Against the Coronavirus Pandemic
Outlook for the Japanese Economy with the Delta Variant

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

December 1, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Network Analysis of the Determinants of Attitudes towards Immigrants across Regions

Rachael Kei KAWASAKI (Kyoto University) / IKEDA Yuichi (Kyoto University)

Papers

December 1, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Social Cognitive Determinants of Avoiding Crowded Places: Cultural Differences and Political Polarization

Lucas Heiki MATSUNAGA (Tohoku University) / AOKI Toshiaki (Tohoku University) / Cristiane FAIAD (University of Brasilia) / Daniel ALDRICH (Northeastern University) / TSENG Po-Hsing (National Taiwan Ocean University) / AIDA Jun (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)

Papers

December 1, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Social Pressure in Football Matches: An Event Study of "Remote Matches" in Japan

ARAKI Shota (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI) / MORITA Hiroshi (Hosei University)

Papers

December 1, 2021 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Toward Japanese Model ver2.0: Purpose of Business, Governance and Ownership

MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

November 18, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Sources of Growth and Stagnation in the Japanese Economy: An Analysis Based on Data for Listed Firms Spanning More Than Five Decades

FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KIM YoungGak (Senshu University) / KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

November 9, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Robot Penetration and Task Changes

ARAI Kosuke (Keio University) / FUJIWARA Ippei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / SHIROTA Toyoichiro (Hokkaido University)

Papers

November 9, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Critique from the U.S. Against the WTO's Appellate Body: Revisiting the "Legitimate Regulatory Distinction" Test under the TBT Agreement

NAIKI Yoshiko (Nagoya University)

Papers

November 9, 2021 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Diversification of Non-economic Values in Supply Chain Management

FUKUOKA Noriyoshi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / SAKAMOTO Masazumi (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Papers

November 8, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

We Are Alike: Capital Structure of Japanese SMEs Across Prefectures

Huseyin OZTURK (Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey) / YASUDA Yukihiro (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

November 8, 2021 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Quantitative Evaluation of Tax Compliance Cost in Japan

TAKAGI Shunpei (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) / NAKAJIMA Yuka (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Papers

November 8, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Population Aging and Small Business Exits

XU Peng (Hosei University)

Papers

November 2, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Are SMEs Avoiding Compliance Costs? Evidence from VAT Reforms in Japan

SUZUKI Takafumi (Aichi Shukutoku University) / KAWAKUBO Takafumi (London School of Economics)

Papers

November 1, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Does Trade Credit Absorb Adverse Shocks?

TSURUTA Daisuke (Nihon University) / UCHIDA Hirofumi (Kobe University)

Papers

October 29, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Estimating the Impact of Land Use Regulation on Land Price: At the Kink Point of Building Height Limits in Fukuoka

NAKAJIMA Kentaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / TAKANO Keisuke (Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute)

Papers

October 29, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Impact of Corporate Tax Reform since the 2000s―An Analysis Using Firm-Specific Forward-Looking Effective Tax Rates

BAMBA Yasuo (Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting) / KOBAYASHI Yohei (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / SATO Motohiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Articles

December 2, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Three U.S. Economists Win Nobel Prize in Economics for Contributions to Estimation of Causal Relationships through Natural Experiments

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 26, 2021 [RIETI Report]

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 1: A "new cognitive structure" as a rational expectations equilibrium

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 24, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Crucial Viewpoint on Corporate Governance: Developing a "New Japanese Model"

MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 22, 2021 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Expectations data indicate the US is entering recession about now

Alex BRYSON (Professor of Quantitative Social Science, Social Research Institute, UCL) / David BLANCHFLOWER (Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College)

Articles

November 19, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

GAFA and Competition Policy: Japan's Uniqueness in Public-Private Joint Regulation

OHASHI Hiroshi (Program director / Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 18, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Interview with Dr. Keiichiro Kobayashi, a Member of the Government Advisory Committee on Countermeasures Against the Coronavirus Pandemic
Outlook for the Japanese Economy with the Delta Variant

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 16, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Demographic Changes & the Design of Public Finances & Social Security Structures

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 12, 2021 [RIETI Report]

Teams become more productive when their hours are shorter

Ruo SHANGGUAN (Waseda University) / Jed DEVARO (California State University East Bay) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 10, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

Effectiveness of subsidy applications for small businesses: The case of Japan

HASHIMOTO Yuki (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI) / TAKAHASHI Kohei (Ph.D Candidate, The Graduate School of Economics, Waseda University)

Articles

November 9, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Teleworking Requires Careful Preparations

TSURU Kotaro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 9, 2021 [Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility]

Artificial Intelligence and Society: Philosophy of Fallibility
Part 1: A "new cognitive structure" as a rational expectations equilibrium

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow)

Articles

November 1, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

Strengthening semiconductor manufacturing: Lessons from East Asia

Willem THORBECKE (Senior fellow, RIETI)

Articles

October 29, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

The blocked road to a woman prime minister in Japan

ONO Yoshikuni (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Charles CRABTREE (Dartmouth College) / YAMAGISHI Hikaru (Yale University)

Articles

October 29, 2021 [RIETI Report]

The impact of COVID-19 on global production

ZHANG Hongyong (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

October 22, 2021 [Column]

How to Deal with China's Bid to Join CPTPP

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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