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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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Raymond Robertson's Photo

Effects of regulating international trade on firms and workers
The benefits of trade regulation increase when workers are mobile

September 21, 2018 [From IZA]

Raymond Robertson (Texas A&M University, USA, and IZA)

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi's Photo

Future of Capitalism: Resolution of inequality is imperative

September 14, 2018 [Newspapers & Magazines]

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Yuriy GORODNICHENKO's Photo

Exploring the wide dispersion in productivity among European firms

September 10, 2018 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Yuriy GORODNICHENKO (Professor in the Department of Economics, University of California-Berkeley) / Debora REVOLTELLA (Director, Economics Department, European Investment Bank) / Jan SVEJNAR (James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy and Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University; Research Fellow, CEPR) / Christoph WEISS (Economist, Economics Department, European Investment Bank)

Chi Hung KWAN's Photo

Reform of the Listing System for High-tech Companies: Opening the way for red-chip companies to issue China Depositary Receipts (CDRs)

September 6, 2018 [China in Transition]

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

WATANABE Tsutomu's Photo

Prices and Companies' Behavior: The key is making it easier for companies to pass on cost increase to prices

September 3, 2018 [Newspapers & Magazines]

WATANABE Tsutomu (Research Associate, RIETI)

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Papers

September 21, 2018 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Study on Management and Utilization of Data Generated from Industry

WATANABE Toshiya (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / HIRAI Yuri (University of Tokyo) / AKUTSU Masami (University of Tokyo) / HIOKI Tomomi (Uchida & Samejima Law Firm) / NAGAI Norihito (Kohwa Sohgoh Law Offices)

Articles

September 21, 2018 [From IZA]

Effects of regulating international trade on firms and workers
The benefits of trade regulation increase when workers are mobile

Raymond Robertson (Texas A&M University, USA, and IZA)

Articles

September 14, 2018 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Future of Capitalism: Resolution of inequality is imperative

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 14, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Stagnation Traps in an Open Economy

HIRAGUCHI Ryoji (Meiji University)

Papers

September 13, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Export Sophistication and Trade Elasticities

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

Articles

September 10, 2018 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Exploring the wide dispersion in productivity among European firms

Yuriy GORODNICHENKO (Professor in the Department of Economics, University of California-Berkeley) / Debora REVOLTELLA (Director, Economics Department, European Investment Bank) / Jan SVEJNAR (James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy and Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University; Research Fellow, CEPR) / Christoph WEISS (Economist, Economics Department, European Investment Bank)

Papers

September 7, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Manager Characteristics and Firm Performance

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / Huiyu LI (Federal Reserve Bank of SF)

Events

September 6, 2018 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Research on Offshoring

Events

September 6, 2018 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Research on Offshoring (Summary)

Articles

September 6, 2018 [China in Transition]

Reform of the Listing System for High-tech Companies: Opening the way for red-chip companies to issue China Depositary Receipts (CDRs)

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 6, 2018 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Choice of Invoice Currency and Exchange Rate Risk Management: 2017 Questionnaire Survey with Japanese headquarters

ITO Takatoshi (Columbia University / GRIPS) / KOIBUCHI Satoshi (Chuo University) / SATO Kiyotaka (Yokohama National University) / SHIMIZU Junko (Gakushuin University)

Articles

September 4, 2018 [VoxEU Column]

Electoral pressure amplifies the protectionist effects of higher imports

ITO Banri (Research Associate, RIETI)

Papers

September 4, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Expectation Formation and Firm Activities: New evidence from a business outlook survey in Japan

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

Papers

September 4, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Production Chains, Exchange Rate Shocks, and Firm Performance

LI Zhigang (Asian Development Bank) / WEI Shang-Jin (Columbia University) / ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 4, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Networks of Foreign Affiliates: Evidence from Japanese micro-data

Francesca SPINELLI (OECD) / Dorothée ROUZET (OECD) / ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

September 21, 2018 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Study on Management and Utilization of Data Generated from Industry

WATANABE Toshiya (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / HIRAI Yuri (University of Tokyo) / AKUTSU Masami (University of Tokyo) / HIOKI Tomomi (Uchida & Samejima Law Firm) / NAGAI Norihito (Kohwa Sohgoh Law Offices)

Papers

September 14, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Stagnation Traps in an Open Economy

HIRAGUCHI Ryoji (Meiji University)

Papers

September 13, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Export Sophistication and Trade Elasticities

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

Papers

September 7, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Manager Characteristics and Firm Performance

KODAMA Naomi (Consulting Fellow, RIETI) / Huiyu LI (Federal Reserve Bank of SF)

Papers

September 6, 2018 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Choice of Invoice Currency and Exchange Rate Risk Management: 2017 Questionnaire Survey with Japanese headquarters

ITO Takatoshi (Columbia University / GRIPS) / KOIBUCHI Satoshi (Chuo University) / SATO Kiyotaka (Yokohama National University) / SHIMIZU Junko (Gakushuin University)

Papers

September 4, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Expectation Formation and Firm Activities: New evidence from a business outlook survey in Japan

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

Papers

September 4, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Production Chains, Exchange Rate Shocks, and Firm Performance

LI Zhigang (Asian Development Bank) / WEI Shang-Jin (Columbia University) / ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

September 4, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Networks of Foreign Affiliates: Evidence from Japanese micro-data

Francesca SPINELLI (OECD) / Dorothée ROUZET (OECD) / ZHANG Hongyong (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 24, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Reallocation Effects of Monetary Policy

OIKAWA Koki (Waseda University) / UEDA Kozo (Waseda University)

Papers

August 24, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Analysis of Inflation/Deflation: Clusters of micro prices matter!

KICHIKAWA Yuichi (Niigata University) / AOYAMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / FUJIWARA Yoshi (University of Hyogo) / IYETOMI Hiroshi (Niigata University) / YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 23, 2018 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Competitive Intelligence and Absorptive Capacity Necessary for Japanese Companies' Competitiveness: Interview research on competitive intelligence

TSUCHIMOTO Ichiro (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 23, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Inter-firm Transaction Networks and Location in a City

OTAZAWA Toshimori (Kobe University) / OHIRA Yuki (Tottori University) / Jos VAN OMMEREN (VU Amsterdam & Tinbergen Institute)

Papers

August 23, 2018 [Non Technical Summaries]

The Impact of Oil Prices on East and Southeast Asian Economies: Evidence from financial markets

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 23, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Spatial Pattern and City Size Distribution

MORI Tomoya (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

August 23, 2018 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Firm Value and Retained Earnings: Optimal dividend policy with retained earnings

INOSE Junya (Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.,)

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Events

September 6, 2018 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Research on Offshoring

Events

September 6, 2018 [Workshops]

Frontiers in Research on Offshoring (Summary)

Events

August 16, 2018 [Workshops]

Dynamics of Inter-firm Network and Macro Fluctuation

Events

July 17, 2018 [BBL Seminars]

Japan: Promoting Inclusive Growth for an Ageing Society

Randall S. JONES (Head of the Japan / Korea Desk, Economics Department, OECD)

Events

July 10, 2018 [Workshops]

Vision for the New Society and IP--To realize 'value designing society'--

Events

July 6, 2018 [Workshops]

The Collapse of the US-China Grand Bargain

Events

June 29, 2018 [Workshops]

White Paper on International Economy and Trade 2018 ― Significant shift in the global economy

Events

June 11, 2018 [BBL Seminars]

The World Economy Against the Backdrop of Increased Trade Tensions

Richard BALDWIN (Professor, Graduate Institute, Geneva / President, CEPR)

Events

June 5, 2018 [Workshops]

Challenges Facing Japanese Companies in Overseas M&A and Key Points for Overcoming Them: Based on the discussion at METI's Japanese Companies' M&A Overseas Study Group

Events

June 4, 2018 [Workshops]

Outline of the 2018 White Paper on Manufacturing Industries (Monodzukuri): Directions that manufacturing should aim for amid digitization and labor shortage

Events

May 28, 2018 [Workshops]

2018 White Paper on Small, Medium, and Micro-sized Enterprises in Japan: The key factors to overcoming a tight labor shortage

Events

May 15, 2018 [Workshops]

How Corporate Legal Affairs Should Be to Improve International Competitiveness

Events

May 15, 2018 [Symposiums]

Japan and Australia: Leading Asia Pacific regionalism in uncertain times (Summary)

Events

May 10, 2018 [Workshops]

The World Economy Against the Backdrop of Increased Trade Tensions

Events

May 10, 2018 [Workshops]

Uncertainty, Trade and Firms

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Articles

September 21, 2018 [From IZA]

Effects of regulating international trade on firms and workers
The benefits of trade regulation increase when workers are mobile

Raymond Robertson (Texas A&M University, USA, and IZA)

Articles

September 14, 2018 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Future of Capitalism: Resolution of inequality is imperative

YOSHIKAWA Hiroshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 10, 2018 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Exploring the wide dispersion in productivity among European firms

Yuriy GORODNICHENKO (Professor in the Department of Economics, University of California-Berkeley) / Debora REVOLTELLA (Director, Economics Department, European Investment Bank) / Jan SVEJNAR (James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy and Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University; Research Fellow, CEPR) / Christoph WEISS (Economist, Economics Department, European Investment Bank)

Articles

September 6, 2018 [China in Transition]

Reform of the Listing System for High-tech Companies: Opening the way for red-chip companies to issue China Depositary Receipts (CDRs)

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

September 4, 2018 [VoxEU Column]

Electoral pressure amplifies the protectionist effects of higher imports

ITO Banri (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

September 3, 2018 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Prices and Companies' Behavior: The key is making it easier for companies to pass on cost increase to prices

WATANABE Tsutomu (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

September 3, 2018 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Leaving money on the table: Declining responsiveness and the productivity slowdown

Ryan DECKER (Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System) / John HALTIWANGER (Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Maryland) / Ron JARMIN (Acting Director, U.S. Census Bureau) / Javier MIRANDA (Principal Economist, Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications)

Articles

August 31, 2018 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Keen Eyes for Economic Trends: The fantasy that "we'll manage somehow"

SATO Motohiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 29, 2018 [Perspectives from Around the World]

A Euro Zone Basket as Stabiliser for the Euro Area?

Dietrich MATTHES (Quantic Risk Solutions) / Jörg ROCHOLL (ESMT Berlin)

Articles

August 24, 2018 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Working Style Reform and Productivity Improvement: Compatibility of addressing the issue of long working hours and achieving efficiency

TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 17, 2018 [VoxEU Column]

Demand for automated driving technology

MANAGI Shunsuke (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

August 13, 2018 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Demographics and long-run growth

Thomas COOLEY (Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business and Faculty of Arts and Science, New York University) / Espen HENRIKSEN (Associate Professor of Financial Economics, BI Norwegian Business School)

Articles

August 7, 2018 [Newspapers & Magazines]

How to Solve Intergenerational Problems: The increasing importance of policies that nurture altruism

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

July 30, 2018 [Perspectives from Around the World]

There are more foreign firms than we think!

Sara MCGAUGHEY (Professor of International Business, Griffith University) / Pascalis RAIMONDOS (Head of School, Professor of Economics, Queensland University of Technology)

Articles

July 26, 2018 [RIETI Report]

From the Perspective of Ensuring Fiscal Soundness: Recovery through structural reforms

KITAO Sagiri (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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