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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

The 20th anniversary of the establishment of the RIETI

Features

Towards an Asia-Pacific Digital Economy Governance Regime (RIETI-ANU Symposium)

April 8, 2021 [YouTube: rietichannel]

State of Southeast Asia 2021 - Survey on the views and perspectives of opinion-makers, policymakers, and thought-leaders in 10 Southeast Asian countries: Presence of Japan and China in ASEAN

March 18, 2021 [YouTube: rietichannel]

Sharon SEAH LI-LIAN (Coordinator, ASEAN Studies Centre and Coordinator, Climate Change in Southeast Asia)/Malcolm COOK (Visiting Senior Fellow, ASEAN Studies Centre (ISEAS))

Shiro ARMSTRONG's Photo

Towards an Asia-Pacific Digital Economy Governance Regime

April 26, 2021 [Policy Update]

ARMSTRONG, Shiro (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / Rebecca Fatima STA MARIA (Executive Director, APEC Secretariat, Singapore) / WATANABE Tetsuya (Vice President, RIETI)

China's Investment in Intangible Assets by Industry: A Preliminary Estimation in an Extended Sources-of-Growth Framework

April 13, 2021 [Non Technical Summaries]

Janet X. HAO (The Conference Board, New York) / Harry X. WU (National School of Development, Peking University / The Conference Board China Center, Beijing / Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)

Chi Hung KWAN's Photo

The Outlook for the Chinese Economy in 2021
—Can China Achieve Double-Digit Growth for the First Time in 11 Years?

April 5, 2021 [China in Transition]

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

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Articles

April 27, 2021 [RIETI Report]

Supply chains and the economic effects of lockdowns

INOUE Hiroyasu (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo) / MURASE Yohsuke (Research Scientist, RIKEN Advanced Institute of Computational Science) / TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Events

April 27, 2021 [Symposiums]

Revitalising Multilateralism: Pragmatic Ideas for the New WTO Director-General (Handouts and Video)

Articles

April 27, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

How high-speed rail changes the spatial distribution of economic activity: Evidence from Japan's Shinkansen

HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies) / Hans KOSTER (Professor of Urban Economics and Real Estate, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) / TABUCHI Takatoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Jacques-François THISSE (Professor of Economics and Regional Science, Université catholique de Louvain and CEPR Research Fellow)

Events

April 26, 2021 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Preparing for Earthquakes Directly Beneath Metropolitan Tokyo: Amazing economic effects of seismic motion prediction technology

Articles

April 26, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

Supply chains and the economic effects of lockdowns

INOUE Hiroyasu (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo) / MURASE Yohsuke (Research Scientist, RIKEN Advanced Institute of Computational Science) / TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Events

April 26, 2021 [Symposiums]

A New Concept of the Corporation [Part 3]
Ownership of the New Corporation: the Role of Activist Funds

Articles

April 26, 2021 [Policy Update]

Towards an Asia-Pacific Digital Economy Governance Regime

ARMSTRONG, Shiro (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / Rebecca Fatima STA MARIA (Executive Director, APEC Secretariat, Singapore) / WATANABE Tetsuya (Vice President, RIETI)

Papers

April 23, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The spread and effectiveness of work style reforms

TAKAHASHI Kohei (Waseda University) / AIRTA Kentaro (Mizuho Research & Technologies) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KAZAMA Haruka (Mizuho Research & Technologies) / KODAMA Naomi (Research Associate, RIETI) / SAKAI Saisuke (Mizuho Research & Technologies) / TAKEUCHI Masaya (Mizuho Research & Technologies)

Papers

April 23, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Wake Not a Sleeping Lion: Free Trade Agreements and Decision Rights in Multinationals

MUKUNOKI Hiroshi (Gakushuin University) / OKOSHI Hirofumi (Okayama University)

Events

April 20, 2021 [Workshops]

Socio-life Science: Public Health and COVID-19 Outbreak

Papers

April 20, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Declining Capital Formation in Japan and the Role of Intangibles—Empirical Studies using Industry-level Data

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ISHIKAWA Takayuki (Hitotsubashi University)

Events

April 20, 2021 [Symposiums]

COVID-19 and the Japanese Economy: How well we have survived and how the economy will recover

Papers

April 19, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Centrality Bias in Inter-city Trade

MORI Tomoya (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Jens WRONA (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Papers

April 19, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Curse of Democracy: Evidence from 2020

NARITA Yusuke (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / SUDO Ayumi (Yale University)

Articles

April 19, 2021 [Column]

The Role and Historical Development of Standards

TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

April 23, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The spread and effectiveness of work style reforms

TAKAHASHI Kohei (Waseda University) / AIRTA Kentaro (Mizuho Research & Technologies) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KAZAMA Haruka (Mizuho Research & Technologies) / KODAMA Naomi (Research Associate, RIETI) / SAKAI Saisuke (Mizuho Research & Technologies) / TAKEUCHI Masaya (Mizuho Research & Technologies)

Papers

April 23, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Wake Not a Sleeping Lion: Free Trade Agreements and Decision Rights in Multinationals

MUKUNOKI Hiroshi (Gakushuin University) / OKOSHI Hirofumi (Okayama University)

Papers

April 20, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Declining Capital Formation in Japan and the Role of Intangibles—Empirical Studies using Industry-level Data

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ISHIKAWA Takayuki (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

April 19, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Centrality Bias in Inter-city Trade

MORI Tomoya (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Jens WRONA (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Papers

April 19, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Curse of Democracy: Evidence from 2020

NARITA Yusuke (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / SUDO Ayumi (Yale University)

Papers

April 14, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

How Does ESG Performance Affect Firm Values and Overinvestments?

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

Papers

April 14, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Competition, Productivity and Trade, Reconsidered

ARA Tomohiro (Fukushima University)

Papers

April 13, 2021 [Non Technical Summaries]

China's Investment in Intangible Assets by Industry: A Preliminary Estimation in an Extended Sources-of-Growth Framework

Janet X. HAO (The Conference Board, New York) / Harry X. WU (National School of Development, Peking University / The Conference Board China Center, Beijing / Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

April 13, 2021 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

The Effects of Higher Education on Productivity and Innovation

INUI Tomohiko (Gakushuin University) / IKEDA Yuya (NISTEP) / KAKINO Shingo (Gakushuin University)

Papers

April 9, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Conditional Capital Surplus and Shortfall across Resource Firms

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

Papers

April 9, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Carbon Tax and Border Tax Adjustments with Technology and Location Choices

Haitao CHENG (Hitotsubashi University) / ISHIKAWA Jota (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

April 9, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

China's Investment in Intangible Assets by Industry: A Preliminary Estimation in an Extended Sources-of-Growth Framework

Janet X. HAO (The Conference Board, New York) / Harry X. WU (National School of Development, Peking University / The Conference Board China Center, Beijing / Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

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

Immigrant Performance under the Strict Selective Immigration Policy in Japan

LIU Yang (Fellow, RIETI) / HAGIWARA Risa (Meikai University)

Papers

March 31, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Leveraging Standard Essential Patents for Capturing Innovation Rents: The Strategic Disclosure of License Rules

Dong HUO (Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen) / Jianwei DANG (Tongji University) / MOTOHASHI Kazuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

March 31, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Effect of Public-Sponsored Job Training in Japan

HARA Hiromi (Japan Women's University)

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Events

April 27, 2021 [Symposiums]

Revitalising Multilateralism: Pragmatic Ideas for the New WTO Director-General (Handouts and Video)

Events

April 26, 2021 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Preparing for Earthquakes Directly Beneath Metropolitan Tokyo: Amazing economic effects of seismic motion prediction technology

Events

April 26, 2021 [Symposiums]

A New Concept of the Corporation [Part 3]
Ownership of the New Corporation: the Role of Activist Funds

Events

April 20, 2021 [Workshops]

Socio-life Science: Public Health and COVID-19 Outbreak

Events

April 20, 2021 [Symposiums]

COVID-19 and the Japanese Economy: How well we have survived and how the economy will recover

Events

April 14, 2021 [Symposiums]

Changing Course: Multilateral Cooperation toward Green Growth and Digital Transformation (Summary)

Events

April 8, 2021 [Symposiums]

A New Concept of the Corporation [Part 2]
Fiduciary Duties under the New Conception of the Corporation

Events

April 7, 2021 [Symposiums]

Revitalising Multilateralism: Pragmatic Ideas for the New WTO Director-General

Events

March 31, 2021 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] The Bureaucrats I Excommunicated

Events

March 30, 2021 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Recycling-Based Society: Advanced Integration through Open Innovation

Events

March 25, 2021 [Symposiums]

Towards an Asia-Pacific Digital Economy Governance Regime (Handouts and Video)

Events

March 18, 2021 [Symposiums]

A New Concept of the Corporation
[Part 1] The Purpose of the Corporation and Its Implication for Law and Business in Japan (Handouts and Video)

Events

March 15, 2021 [Symposiums]

Changing Course: Multilateral Cooperation toward Green Growth and Digital Transformation (Handouts and Video)

Events

March 11, 2021 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Mongolia Long-term Vision 2050 and Expectations for Japan, spoken by Former Chairman of National Development Agency of Mongolia

Events

March 5, 2021 [Symposiums]

Towards an Asia-Pacific Digital Economy Governance Regime

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Articles

April 27, 2021 [RIETI Report]

Supply chains and the economic effects of lockdowns

INOUE Hiroyasu (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo) / MURASE Yohsuke (Research Scientist, RIKEN Advanced Institute of Computational Science) / TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 27, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

How high-speed rail changes the spatial distribution of economic activity: Evidence from Japan's Shinkansen

HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies) / Hans KOSTER (Professor of Urban Economics and Real Estate, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) / TABUCHI Takatoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Jacques-François THISSE (Professor of Economics and Regional Science, Université catholique de Louvain and CEPR Research Fellow)

Articles

April 26, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

Supply chains and the economic effects of lockdowns

INOUE Hiroyasu (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo) / MURASE Yohsuke (Research Scientist, RIKEN Advanced Institute of Computational Science) / TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 26, 2021 [Policy Update]

Towards an Asia-Pacific Digital Economy Governance Regime

ARMSTRONG, Shiro (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / Rebecca Fatima STA MARIA (Executive Director, APEC Secretariat, Singapore) / WATANABE Tetsuya (Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

April 19, 2021 [Column]

The Role and Historical Development of Standards

TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 5, 2021 [China in Transition]

The Outlook for the Chinese Economy in 2021
—Can China Achieve Double-Digit Growth for the First Time in 11 Years?

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

March 30, 2021 [RIETI Report]

The productivity of working from home: Evidence from Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President, RIETI)

Articles

March 26, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

The productivity of working from home: Evidence from Japan

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President, RIETI)

Articles

March 16, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

Firm exit patterns and the post-Covid cleansing mechanism: Evidence from Japan

Gee Hee HONG (Economist, IMF) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI)

Articles

March 16, 2021 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2021 (January 2021)]

Inequality between Long-Term Foreign Residents in Japan and Japanese People: Focusing on the Unemployment Rate

LIU Yang (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

February 26, 2021 [China in Transition]

Deep-rooted Causes behind the China-U.S. Friction
—Similarities to and Differences from the Japan-U.S. Friction

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

February 25, 2021 [RIETI Report]

A New Working Style in a Post-COVID-19 Era—Will Working from Home Spread in Japan?

KURODA Sachiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

February 22, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

Robots and employment: Evidence from Japan, 1978-2017

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

Articles

February 22, 2021 [Column]

U.S. Dollar Reliance and International Monetary System in East Asia

ITO Hiroyuki (Visiting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

February 19, 2021 [Column]

R&D policy evaluation system at NEDO, a national R&D agency (An example of the introduction of quantitative evaluation indicators for technology standards)

TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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