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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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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)

IWAMOTO Koichi's Photo

Digital Transformation of SMEs in Japan

September 2, 2020 [Policy Update]

IWAMOTO Koichi (Research Associate, RIETI)

KAWAGUCHI Daiji's Photo

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

August 21, 2020 [Newspapers & Magazines]

KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Willem THORBECKE's Photo

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the U.S. Economy: Evidence from the Stock Market

August 19, 2020 [Non Technical Summaries]

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Timo MITZE's Photo

Unmasked! The effect of face masks on the spread of COVID-19

August 6, 2020 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Timo MITZE (Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark) / Reinhold KOSFELD (Associate Professor and Head of Statistics, University of Kassel) / Johannes RODE (Postdoc, TU Darmstadt) / Klaus WÄLDE (Professor of Economics, Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz)

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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)

Papers

September 17, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Effect of Computer Assisted Learning on Children's Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Cambodia

NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University) / ITO Hirotake (Keio University)

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

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)

Papers

September 10, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Productivity of Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from an Employee Survey

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President, RIETI)

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

Papers

September 8, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Why Beauty Matters: Candidates' Facial Appearance and Electoral Success

ONO Yoshikuni (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ASANO Masahiko (Takushoku University)

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

Papers

September 7, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Development of new treatment/causal effect evaluation methodology with synthetic control group Difference In Difference where stable unit treatment value assumption (SUTVA) may not hold

KAINOU Kazunari (Fellow, RIETI)

Events

September 4, 2020 [Symposiums]

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

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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)

Papers

September 17, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Effect of Computer Assisted Learning on Children's Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Cambodia

NAKAMURO Makiko (Keio University) / ITO Hirotake (Keio University)

Papers

September 10, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Productivity of Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from an Employee Survey

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President, RIETI)

Papers

September 8, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Why Beauty Matters: Candidates' Facial Appearance and Electoral Success

ONO Yoshikuni (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ASANO Masahiko (Takushoku University)

Papers

September 7, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Development of new treatment/causal effect evaluation methodology with synthetic control group Difference In Difference where stable unit treatment value assumption (SUTVA) may not hold

KAINOU Kazunari (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 2, 2020 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Promotion of Health Tourism in which Hot Springs are Utilized for Medical Treatment and Accumulation and Dissemination of Empirical Evidence

SEKIGUCHI Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 26, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Global Competition, Worker Retention, and Immigrant Employment in Manufacturing SMEs

HASHIMOTO Yuki (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

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

How Work and Rest Patterns Affect Workers’ Mental Health: Evidence from Daily Attendance Records of a Japanese Firm

SATO Kaori (Kokushikan University) / KURODA Sachiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 19, 2020 [Non Technical Summaries]

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the U.S. Economy: Evidence from the Stock Market

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 19, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Constructing the Customer Journey Map of Competitive Brands: A Complex Time-series Analysis

MIZUNO Makoto (Meiji University) / AOYAMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / FUJIWARA Yoshi (University of Hyogo)

Papers

August 13, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

How Do Voters Evaluate the Age of Politicians?

Charles McCLEAN (University of California, San Diego) / ONO Yoshikuni (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 12, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the U.S. Economy: Evidence from the Stock Market

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 11, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Winners, Losers, and Near-Rationality: Heterogeneity in the MPC out of a Large Stimulus Tax Rebate

Cameron LAPOINT (Yale University) / UNAYAMA Takashi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 11, 2020 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Productivity of Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from an Employee Survey

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President, RIETI)

Papers

August 4, 2020 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

People's Perception on the Impacts of Covid-19 and Policy Responses: Observations from a Survey for Individuals

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President, RIETI)

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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

Events

September 4, 2020 [Symposiums]

Development of North Korean International Interests -- Status of UN sanctions implementation, challenges they face, and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

Events

September 3, 2020 [Symposiums]

Evidence Based Policy Making: An example of the effect of new technology on employment

Events

September 3, 2020 [Symposiums]

Global Value Chains in the Aftermath of the Corona Shock

Events

September 3, 2020 [Symposiums]

The Economics of Luck and Chance

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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)

Articles

August 6, 2020 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Unmasked! The effect of face masks on the spread of COVID-19

Timo MITZE (Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark) / Reinhold KOSFELD (Associate Professor and Head of Statistics, University of Kassel) / Johannes RODE (Postdoc, TU Darmstadt) / Klaus WÄLDE (Professor of Economics, Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz)

Articles

August 4, 2020 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Structural changes in industries and the reduction of inequality: The world after coronavirus

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 3, 2020 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Twenty-First Century Industrial Policy Emphasizing Framework Design and Encouraging Competition

OKAZAKI Tetsuji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 30, 2020 [RIETI Report]

What Are the Effects of the COVID-19 Crisis on Firm Exit in Japan?

Gee Hee HONG (IMF) / KIKUCHI Shinnosuke (MIT) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI)

Articles

July 30, 2020 [VoxEU Column]

Transfer pricing of intangible assets with the arm’s length principle

Jay Pil CHOI (University Distinguished Professor in Economics, Michigan State University) / ISHIKAWA Jota (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / OKOSHI Hirofumi (Senior Assistant Professor, Okayama University)

Articles

July 29, 2020 [Policy Update]

Introduction of teleworking and corporate value during the coronavirus crisis

IKEUCHI Kenta (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI)

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