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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

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Katerina STROPONIATI's Photo

Blockchain Foundations and Theory to Real Use Cases Explained by Silicon Valley Based Venture Capital Firm

June 13, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

Katerina STROPONIATI (Monday Capital) / Yiannis VARELAS (Monday Capital)

Ramy El-DARDIRY's Photo

Three guiding principles for R&D policies in the digital era

June 13, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Ramy El-DARDIRY (Researcher, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) / Bastiaan OVERVEST (Programme Leader for Innovation and Science, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) / Michiel BIJLSMA (Head of department Payment Services at the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) )

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi's Photo

Locating the Source of Growth: New Goods and Services Lead the Way

June 11, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Jorge L. CONTRERAS's Photo

Why We Need A Global FRAND Rate-setting Tribunal

June 6, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Jorge L. CONTRERAS (Professor, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law)

KAWASE Tsuyoshi's Photo

Can the WTO Survive? Its Dispute Settlement Function Must Be Restored Urgently

June 6, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

June 17, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Demand System and Liquidity Constraints: Simple Methodology for Measuring Liquidity Constraint

INOSE Junya (Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.)

Articles

June 17, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

The Bank of Japan’s exchange-traded fund purchases and implications for the future

OKIMOTO Tatsuyoshi (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 17, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.25] Indonesia—Measures Concerning the Importation of Chicken Meat and Chicken Products (WT/DS484): Interface between Halal Requirement and Free Trade

SEKINE Takemasa (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)

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)

Articles

June 13, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Three guiding principles for R&D policies in the digital era

Ramy El-DARDIRY (Researcher, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) / Bastiaan OVERVEST (Programme Leader for Innovation and Science, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) / Michiel BIJLSMA (Head of department Payment Services at the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) )

Papers

June 13, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Damage to the Transportation Infrastructure and Disruption of Inter-firm Transactional Relationships

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University) / ONO Arito (Chuo University) / UCHIDA Hirofumi (Kobe University) / UESUGI Iichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Population decline, structural change and economic growth

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ANDO Koichi (Chuo University)

Papers

June 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Promotion of Cooperatives by Kunio Yanagida

YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 11, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Evidence-Based Policy Making in the UK and the Implications for Japan from the Viewpoint of Supply and Demand for Evidence

UCHIYAMA Yu (The University of Tokyo) / KOBAYASHI Yohei (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / TAGUCHI Sosuke (Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting) / KOIKE Takahide (MOF)

Papers

June 11, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Uncertainty-Dependent and Sign-Dependent Effects of Oil Market Shocks

Bao H. NGUYEN (Australian National University) / OKIMOTO Tatsuyoshi (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / Trung Duc TRAN (University of Melbourne)

Articles

June 11, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Growing use of local currencies in Japanese trade with Asian countries: A new puzzle of invoicing currency choice

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)

Articles

June 11, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Locating the Source of Growth: New Goods and Services Lead the Way

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Events

June 7, 2019 [Symposiums]

Post-Brexit World Economy (Summary)

Articles

June 6, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Why We Need A Global FRAND Rate-setting Tribunal

Jorge L. CONTRERAS (Professor, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law)

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

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Papers

June 17, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Demand System and Liquidity Constraints: Simple Methodology for Measuring Liquidity Constraint

INOSE Junya (Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.)

Papers

June 17, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.25] Indonesia—Measures Concerning the Importation of Chicken Meat and Chicken Products (WT/DS484): Interface between Halal Requirement and Free Trade

SEKINE Takemasa (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)

Papers

June 13, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Damage to the Transportation Infrastructure and Disruption of Inter-firm Transactional Relationships

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University) / ONO Arito (Chuo University) / UCHIDA Hirofumi (Kobe University) / UESUGI Iichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Population decline, structural change and economic growth

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ANDO Koichi (Chuo University)

Papers

June 12, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Promotion of Cooperatives by Kunio Yanagida

YAMASHITA Kazuhito (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

June 11, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Evidence-Based Policy Making in the UK and the Implications for Japan from the Viewpoint of Supply and Demand for Evidence

UCHIYAMA Yu (The University of Tokyo) / KOBAYASHI Yohei (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / TAGUCHI Sosuke (Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting) / KOIKE Takahide (MOF)

Papers

June 11, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Uncertainty-Dependent and Sign-Dependent Effects of Oil Market Shocks

Bao H. NGUYEN (Australian National University) / OKIMOTO Tatsuyoshi (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / Trung Duc TRAN (University of Melbourne)

Papers

May 31, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Size-dependent VAT, Compliance Costs, and Firm Growth

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / HOTEI Masaki (Daito Bunka University) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

May 29, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Does Computer-aided Instruction Improve Children's Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills?: Evidence from Cambodia

ITO Hirotake (Keio University) / KASAI Keiko (Keio Research Institute at SFC) / NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University)

Papers

May 23, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Females, the Elderly, and Also Males: Demographic Aging and Macroeconomy in Japan

KITAO Sagiri (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MIKOSHIBA Minamo (University of Tokyo) / TAKEUCHI Hikaru (Government Pension Investment Fund, Japan (GPIF))

Papers

May 22, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Art of Central Bank Communication: A Topic Analysis on Words used by the Bank of Japan's Governors

KEIDA Masayuki (Rissho University) / TAKEDA Yosuke (Sophia University)

Papers

May 22, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Knowledge-creating Activity of Emerging Countries and Global Networks

IINO Takashi (Niigata University) / URABE Sumiko (METI) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / YAMAUCHI Isamu (Research Associate, RIETI)

Papers

May 21, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Effects of Buyer and Supplier Relationships and Capital Relationships on R&D Activities

YAMAGUCHI Akira (Hitotsubashi University) / IKEUCHI Kenta (Fellow, RIETI) / FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KIM Young Gak (Senshu University)

Papers

May 21, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Adoption of Automation Technology and Labor Substitution

ADACHI Daisuke (Yale University) / KAINUMA Shuhei (University of Tokyo) / KAWAGUCHI Daiji (University of Tokyo) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow, RIET)

Papers

May 17, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

CEOs' Multicultural Experience, Firm Networks and Performance: Evidence from Firm-to-firm Transaction Data in Japan

ITO Tadashi (Gakushuin University) / NAKAMURA Ryohei (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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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)

Events

June 5, 2019 [Workshops]

Frontiers of behavioural insights

Events

June 3, 2019 [Workshops]

T20-G20 Roundtable Discussion on "Digital Trade, WTO Reform, and Trade and Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth" (Summary)

Events

May 17, 2019 [Workshops]

How to Surf the Waves of Financial Globalization: Will the ongoing massive U.S.-triggered stock losses around the world lead to yet another crisis? How should we address global financial instability and what does the future hold for the global economy?

Events

May 17, 2019 [Workshops]

Topics on International Finance: Exchange Rate and Currency

Events

May 9, 2019 [Workshops]

2019 White Paper on Small, Medium, and Micro-sized Enterprises in Japan: Towards the success of SMEs and micro businesses in the Reiwa era

Events

April 15, 2019 [BBL Seminars]

The World Trading System at the Crossroads

Uri DADUSH (Senior Fellow, Policy Center for the New South and Non-Resident Scholar, Bruegel)

Events

April 4, 2019 [Symposiums]

Post-Brexit World Economy (Handouts)

Events

March 25, 2019 [Workshops]

Carbon Recycling Based on the Photocatalysis Technology

Events

March 12, 2019 [Workshops]

RIETI-ABER-IIT Roundtable "Global Trade Reform" (Summary)

Events

March 8, 2019 [Symposiums]

Asia's Response to the Trade War (Summary)

Events

March 4, 2019 [Workshops]

RIETI - Hitotsubashi - Gakushuin - Toyo International Workshop on Firm Dynamics (Summary)

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Articles

June 17, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

The Bank of Japan’s exchange-traded fund purchases and implications for the future

OKIMOTO Tatsuyoshi (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 13, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Three guiding principles for R&D policies in the digital era

Ramy El-DARDIRY (Researcher, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) / Bastiaan OVERVEST (Programme Leader for Innovation and Science, Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) / Michiel BIJLSMA (Head of department Payment Services at the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) )

Articles

June 11, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Growing use of local currencies in Japanese trade with Asian countries: A new puzzle of invoicing currency choice

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)

Articles

June 11, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Locating the Source of Growth: New Goods and Services Lead the Way

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 6, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Why We Need A Global FRAND Rate-setting Tribunal

Jorge L. CONTRERAS (Professor, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law)

Articles

June 6, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Can the WTO Survive? Its Dispute Settlement Function Must Be Restored Urgently

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

June 5, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Era of AI and Homo Deus: Strength of the weak

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 30, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Catastrophic Risk and Its Economic Implications

Robert S. PINDYCK (Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Articles

May 30, 2019 [Policy Update]

Guest Contribution: "How East Asia Could Confront the Trade Wars"

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 24, 2019 [RIETI Report]

Are Export Promotion Measures Effective? A survey

MAKIOKA Ryo (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 24, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

Destination of outward FDI and variation in employment in Japanese manufacturing firms

LIU Yang (Fellow, RIETI) / BIN Ni (Associate Professor, Hosei University; Consultant, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia)

Articles

May 24, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Condition for the Use of Foreign Human Resources: Make Skill Assessment Consistent with Japanese Workers

HASHIMOTO Yuki (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 23, 2019 [Policy Update]

Are Export Promotion Measures Effective? A survey

MAKIOKA Ryo (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 22, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Global Value Chains—Greater Diversity of Business Partners Strengthens Network Resilience

TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

May 21, 2019 [Column]

Attractions Discovered by Inbound Tourists Widen the Choice for Japanese Tourists

KONISHI Yoko (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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