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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

Features

KAWASE Tsuyoshi's Photo

Uphill Battle for WTO Reform Toward MC12

December 9, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Jennifer HUNT's Photo

The link between declining middle-wage jobs, rising wage inequality, and worker welfar

November 25, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Jennifer HUNT (Professor of Economics, Rutgers University and CEPR Research Fellow) / Ryan NUNN (Fellow in Economics Studies, Brookings Institution; Policy Director; The Hamilton Project)

Dani RODRIK's Photo

Many forms of populism

November 18, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Dani RODRIK (Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy, Harvard University, and CEPR Research Fellow)

Oriana BANDIERA's Photo

Alleviating poverty with experimental research: The 2019 Nobel laureates

November 6, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Oriana BANDIERA (Professor of Economics and Director of STICERD, LSE)

Keith MASKUS

Role of IPRs in trade policy and global economy

November 1, 2019 [Policy Update]

Keith MASKUS (University of Colorado)

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Papers

December 10, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Does Compact City Policy Benefit Incumbent Retailers? Evidence from Toyama City

IWATA Shinichiro (University of Toyama) / KONDO Keisuke (Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

December 9, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Uphill Battle for WTO Reform Toward MC12

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

December 9, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Study on the actual status of education, training and skills in schools and workplaces in Japan —evidence from a comprehensive survey by RIETI, "Internet Survey on Intergenerational Education and Training, and Cognitive and Non-cognitive Abilities"

TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KUME Koichi (Toyo University) / SANO Shinpei (Chiba University) / YASUI Kengo (Aoyama Gakuin University)

Papers

December 9, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.27] United States – Tuna Labeling Case (compliance procedure) (DS381/RW2): Article 2.1 of TBT Agreement and application of the "calibration"

HEIKE Masahiro (Nishimura & Asahi)

Events

December 6, 2019 [Symposiums]

Asian Integration and the Global Economy: Economics of geopolitics (Handouts)

Papers

December 5, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Using Machine Learning to Detect and Forecast Accounting Fraud

KONDO Satoshi (KPMG AZSA LLC) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University) / SHIRAKI Kengo (KPMG AZSA LLC) / SUGA Miki (KPMG LLP) / USUKI Teppei (KPMG AZSA LLC)

Papers

December 5, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Reducing Administrative Costs from the Standpoint of Businesses

ISHIZAKI Takashi (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

December 5, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.28] Indonesia – Importation of Horticultural Products, Animals and Animal Products (DS477/478): Limiting effect on importation and justifications regarding integral import measures, relationship between Agriculture Agreement Article 4.2 and GATT Article 11

SHIMIZU Mari (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Articles

December 4, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

On the Decline of R&D Efficiency

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ISHIKAWA Takayuki (Doctoral Program, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)

Articles

December 4, 2019 [Column]

An Urgent Need to Establish Systems for Hastening the Fourth Industrial Revolution

KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Events

December 3, 2019 [Workshops]

Productivity and long-term stagnation-what should economic policy do in the future?

Papers

December 3, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Agglomeration of Low-productive Entrepreneurs to Large Regions: A Simple Model

Rikard FORSLID (Stockholm University) / OKUBO Toshihiro (Keio University)

Papers

December 3, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Communities of Investors and Start-up Companies: An Analysis Using Bipartite Stochastic Block Model

KOJAKU Sadamori (Kobe University) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

December 3, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Shocks to Supply Chain Networks and Firm Dynamics: An Application of Double Machine Learning

MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

December 3, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Tariff Elimination versus Tax Avoidance: Free Trade Agreements and Transfer Pricing

MUKUNOKI Hiroshi (Gakushuin University) / OKOSHI Hirofumi (University of Munich)

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Papers

December 10, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Does Compact City Policy Benefit Incumbent Retailers? Evidence from Toyama City

IWATA Shinichiro (University of Toyama) / KONDO Keisuke (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

December 9, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Study on the actual status of education, training and skills in schools and workplaces in Japan —evidence from a comprehensive survey by RIETI, "Internet Survey on Intergenerational Education and Training, and Cognitive and Non-cognitive Abilities"

TSURU Kotaro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KUME Koichi (Toyo University) / SANO Shinpei (Chiba University) / YASUI Kengo (Aoyama Gakuin University)

Papers

December 9, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.27] United States – Tuna Labeling Case (compliance procedure) (DS381/RW2): Article 2.1 of TBT Agreement and application of the "calibration"

HEIKE Masahiro (Nishimura & Asahi)

Papers

December 5, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Using Machine Learning to Detect and Forecast Accounting Fraud

KONDO Satoshi (KPMG AZSA LLC) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University) / SHIRAKI Kengo (KPMG AZSA LLC) / SUGA Miki (KPMG LLP) / USUKI Teppei (KPMG AZSA LLC)

Papers

December 5, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Reducing Administrative Costs from the Standpoint of Businesses

ISHIZAKI Takashi (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

December 5, 2019 [Policy Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

[WTO Case Review Series No.28] Indonesia – Importation of Horticultural Products, Animals and Animal Products (DS477/478)

SHIMIZU Mari (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Papers

December 3, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Agglomeration of Low-productive Entrepreneurs to Large Regions: A Simple Model

Rikard FORSLID (Stockholm University) / OKUBO Toshihiro (Keio University)

Papers

December 3, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Communities of Investors and Start-up Companies: An Analysis Using Bipartite Stochastic Block Model

KOJAKU Sadamori (Kobe University) / MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

December 3, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Shocks to Supply Chain Networks and Firm Dynamics: An Application of Double Machine Learning

MIYAKAWA Daisuke (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

December 3, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Tariff Elimination versus Tax Avoidance: Free Trade Agreements and Transfer Pricing

MUKUNOKI Hiroshi (Gakushuin University) / OKOSHI Hirofumi (University of Munich)

Papers

November 28, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

New Methodology for Difference-In-Difference Where Both No Auto-correlation Assumption And Stable Unit Treatment Value Assumption May Not Hold In Policy Impact Assessment

KAINOU Kazunari (Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

November 28, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Employment and Productivity Dynamics in Japan: Contribution to the OECD Dynemp/MultiProd Project and International Comparisons

IKEUCHI Kenta (Fellow, RIETI) / ITO Keiko (Chuo University) / FUKAO Kyoji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / KIM Young Gak (Senshu University)

Papers

November 27, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

An Empirical Analysis of Sources and Uses of Corporate Saving

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

Papers

November 27, 2019 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Impacts of Increased Chinese Imports on Japan's Labor Market

HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Institute of Developing Economies) / ITO Tadashi (Gakushuin University) / URATA Shujiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

November 21, 2019 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Effect of Central City Revitalization Policy on Commerce: Evidence from Establishment-level Data Analysis in Kumamoto

HONDA Keiichiro (Prefectural University of Kumamoto) / KAWANISHI Takuya (Prefectural University of Kumamoto)

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Events

December 6, 2019 [Symposiums]

Asian Integration and the Global Economy: Economics of geopolitics (Handouts)

Events

December 3, 2019 [Workshops]

Productivity and long-term stagnation-what should economic policy do in the future?

Events

November 25, 2019 [Workshops]

Can the WTO Survive? Rule of Law in the Multilateral Trading System and Japan's Role

Events

November 13, 2019 [Workshops]

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Finance: New growth avenues in developed economies
(Day 2) Professional Development Workshop

Events

November 11, 2019 [Workshops]

Dynamics in Finance and Economy on economic networks (Summary)

Events

November 11, 2019 [Workshops]

Dynamics in Finance and Economy on economic networks

Events

November 5, 2019 [Symposiums]

Corporate Governance for Global Companies: Toward an increase in corporate value

Events

October 30, 2019 [Workshops]

ADB Asian Economic Integration Report 2019 / 2020 – Demographic Change, Productivity, and the Role of Technology

Events

October 24, 2019 [Symposiums]

Asian Integration and the Global Economy: Economics of geopolitics

Events

October 23, 2019 [Workshops]

International Seminar on "Governance Reforms from Comparative Perspectives"

Events

October 18, 2019 [Symposiums]

Next Blockchain: Creation of a new ecosystem for future industries (Handouts)

Events

October 10, 2019 [Workshops]

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Finance: New growth avenues in developed economies (Handouts)

Events

October 8, 2019 [Workshops]

Trade Tensions: Rising Protectionism and Supply Chain

Events

October 2, 2019 [Workshops]

American Views on Trade, the Economy and the Upcoming US Election in Year Three of the Trump Administration (Summary)

Events

September 18, 2019 [Workshops]

Thinking About Widening Gaps in the Reiwa Era -What will happen to corporate governance and wage gaps?

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Articles

December 9, 2019 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Uphill Battle for WTO Reform Toward MC12

KAWASE Tsuyoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

December 4, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

On the Decline of R&D Efficiency

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ISHIKAWA Takayuki (Doctoral Program, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University)

Articles

December 4, 2019 [Column]

An Urgent Need to Establish Systems for Hastening the Fourth Industrial Revolution

KWON Hyeog Ug (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 29, 2019 [RIETI Report]

What Sapiens Suggests on Rulemaking and Innovation

IKEDA Yoko (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 25, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The link between declining middle-wage jobs, rising wage inequality, and worker welfar

Jennifer HUNT (Professor of Economics, Rutgers University and CEPR Research Fellow) / Ryan NUNN (Fellow in Economics Studies, Brookings Institution; Policy Director; The Hamilton Project)

Articles

November 21, 2019 [Column]

What Sapiens Suggests on Rulemaking and Innovation

IKEDA Yoko (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 18, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Many forms of populism

Dani RODRIK (Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy, Harvard University, and CEPR Research Fellow)

Articles

November 18, 2019 [East Asian Economic Strategies]

Keeping India in East Asia’s economic pact

Shiro ARMSTRONG (Visiting Scholar)

Articles

November 18, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

East Asian value chains, exchange rates, and regional exchange rate arrangements

Willem THORBECKE (Senior fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 14, 2019 [Column]

Do GDP Statistics Have a Future?

MIYAGAWA Tsutomu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

November 11, 2019 [VoxEU Column]

The costs of using a regional trade agreement

HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies) / JINJI Naoto (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / MATSUURA Toshiyuki (Associate Professor, Keio Economic Observatory, Keio University) / YOSHIMI Taiyo (Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University)

Articles

November 6, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Alleviating poverty with experimental research: The 2019 Nobel laureates

Oriana BANDIERA (Professor of Economics and Director of STICERD, LSE)

Articles

November 1, 2019 [Policy Update]

Role of IPRs in trade policy and global economy

Keith MASKUS (University of Colorado)

Articles

October 30, 2019 [RIETI Report]

Why Japan lost its comparative advantage in producing electronic parts and components

Willem THORBECKE (Senior fellow, RIETI)

Articles

October 25, 2019 [Perspectives from Around the World]

When dad can stay home: Fathers’ workplace flexibility and maternal health

Petra PERSSON (Assistant Professor of Economics, Stanford University; CEPR Research Affiliate) / Maya ROSSIN-SLATER (Assistant Professor of Health Research & Policy, Stanford University)

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