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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

TOMIURA Eiichi's Photo

Characteristics of Firms Transmitting Data across Borders: Evidence from Japanese firm-level data

January 26, 2021 [Non Technical Summaries]

TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ITO Banri (Research Associate, RIETI) / KANG Byeongwoo (Hitotsubashi University)

NAKAGAMI Yasunori's Photo

Resolving ESG Challenges Unique to Japan
—Proposal for a "Trinity" Model of Management

January 25, 2021 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2021 (January 2021)]

NAKAGAMI Yasunori (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

KONDO Keisuke's Photo

How Will Covid-19 Reshape Cities in Japan?

January 22, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

KONDO Keisuke (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

WATANABE Tetsuya's Photo

Getting America back in the Game: A Multilateral Perspective

January 20, 2021 [Policy Update]

WATANABE Tetsuya (Vice President, RIETI)

Willem THORBECKE's Photo

Don't Forget Lessons of the ‘Great Inflation’ Decade

January 18, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

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Papers

January 26, 2021 [Non Technical Summaries]

Characteristics of Firms Transmitting Data across Borders: Evidence from Japanese firm-level data

TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ITO Banri (Research Associate, RIETI) / KANG Byeongwoo (Hitotsubashi University)

Events

January 26, 2021 [BBL Seminars]

[Global Intelligence Series] SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and VSS (Voluntary Sustainability Standards)

NAKAGAWA Junji (Consulting Fellow, RIETI/ Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Chuo Gakuin University / Director, Research Institute of Social System, Chuo Gakuin University)

Events

January 26, 2021 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and VSS (Voluntary Sustainability Standards)

Articles

January 26, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

Commuting zones in Japan

ADACHI Daisuke (Visiting Scholar, RIETI) / FUKAI Taiyo (Project Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Tokyo) / KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI)

Articles

January 25, 2021 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2021 (January 2021)]

Resolving ESG Challenges Unique to Japan
—Proposal for a "Trinity" Model of Management

NAKAGAMI Yasunori (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 25, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Can Aromatherapy Improve Cognitive Function in the Healthy Elderly Subjects?
—A Randomized Double Blinded Placebo-Controlled Study

SO Mirai (Tokyo Dental University) / KOSUGI Ryoko (Keio University) / SHINJO Tokiko (Juntendo University) / ODAGI Yui (Keio University) / KOSHI Misaki (Keio University) / HASHIMOTO Sora (United Health Communication Co., Ltd.) / SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / SAITO Fumie (Keio University) / KONISHI Mika (Keio University) / MORI Eri (The Jikei University School of Medicine) / FUNAYAMA Michitaka (Japanese Red Cross Ashikaga Hospital) / TABUCHI Hajime (Keio University) / MIMURA Masaru (Keio University)

Events

January 25, 2021 [BBL Seminars]

[Global Intelligence Series] Multi-Risk Governance--International and Domestic Response to Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases

SHIROYAMA Hideaki (Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy / Graduate Schools for Law and Politics / Institute for Future Initiatives)

Events

January 25, 2021 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Multi-Risk Governance--International and Domestic Response to Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases

Articles

January 22, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

How Will Covid-19 Reshape Cities in Japan?

KONDO Keisuke (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 22, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Promotion of Telecommuting under the Influence of COVID-19 and Gender Inequality in Opportunities

YAMAGUCHI Kazuo (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / OSAWA Machiko (Japan Women's University)

Papers

January 22, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Covid-19 and Output in Japan

FUJII Daisuke (Research Associate, RIETI) / NAKATA Taisuke (University of Tokyo)

Papers

January 22, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

High-speed Rail and the Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity: Evidence from Japan's Shinkansen

HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Institute of Developing Economies) / Hans R.A. KOSTER (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, HSE University, Tinbergen Institute, and CEPR) / TABUCHI Takatoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Jacques-François THISSE (Institute of Developing Economies, HSE University, and CEPR)

Events

January 21, 2021 [Symposiums]

[DX Series] European AI Strategy for Digital Economy: What Japan should learn from the EU

Articles

January 21, 2021 [Column]

New Year Special Column: Predicting the Japanese Economy in 2021 Third Wave of COVID-19 and the Prospects for the Japanese Economy

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 21, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Productivity of Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from a Firm Survey

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President, RIETI)

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Papers

January 26, 2021 [Non Technical Summaries]

Characteristics of Firms Transmitting Data across Borders: Evidence from Japanese firm-level data

TOMIURA Eiichi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / ITO Banri (Research Associate, RIETI) / KANG Byeongwoo (Hitotsubashi University)

Papers

January 25, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Can Aromatherapy Improve Cognitive Function in the Healthy Elderly Subjects?
—A Randomized Double Blinded Placebo-Controlled Study

SO Mirai (Tokyo Dental University) / KOSUGI Ryoko (Keio University) / SHINJO Tokiko (Juntendo University) / ODAGI Yui (Keio University) / KOSHI Misaki (Keio University) / HASHIMOTO Sora (United Health Communication Co., Ltd.) / SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / SAITO Fumie (Keio University) / KONISHI Mika (Keio University) / MORI Eri (The Jikei University School of Medicine) / FUNAYAMA Michitaka (Japanese Red Cross Ashikaga Hospital) / TABUCHI Hajime (Keio University) / MIMURA Masaru (Keio University)

Papers

January 22, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Promotion of Telecommuting under the Influence of COVID-19 and Gender Inequality in Opportunities

YAMAGUCHI Kazuo (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / OSAWA Machiko (Japan Women's University)

Papers

January 22, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Covid-19 and Output in Japan

FUJII Daisuke (Research Associate, RIETI) / NAKATA Taisuke (University of Tokyo)

Papers

January 22, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

High-speed Rail and the Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity: Evidence from Japan's Shinkansen

HAYAKAWA Kazunobu (Institute of Developing Economies) / Hans R.A. KOSTER (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, HSE University, Tinbergen Institute, and CEPR) / TABUCHI Takatoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / Jacques-François THISSE (Institute of Developing Economies, HSE University, and CEPR)

Papers

January 21, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Productivity of Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from a Firm Survey

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President, RIETI)

Papers

January 19, 2021 [Policy Discussion Papers (English)]

Progress of Digital Platforms and their Impact on Japan's Industrial Competitiveness

MOTOHASHI Kazuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 15, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Cross-sectional Study about Risk Factors for Major Depression and Suicidal Ideation Following the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan Just before the Arrival the of Third wave:

SO Mirai (Tokyo Dental University) / SEKIZAWA Yoichi (Senior Fellow, RIETI) / OCHI Sae (The Jikei University School of Medicine) / HASHIMOTO Sora (United Health Communication Co., Ltd.) / DENDA Kenzo (Hiramatsu Memorial Hospital)

Papers

January 14, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Holiday Travel and Risk of COVID-19 Infection: An Analysis of Individual Data before the Third Wave of Infection

NAKATA Daigo (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 14, 2021 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Machine Learning as Natural Experiment: Method and Deployment at Japanese Firms

NARITA Yusuke (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / AIHARA Shunsuke (Hanjuku Kaso Inc., ZOZO Technologies, Inc.) / SAITO Yuta (Hanjuku Kaso Inc., Tokyo Institute of Technology) / MATSUTANI Megumi (ZOZO Technologies, Inc.) / YATA Kohei (Yale University)

Papers

January 12, 2021 [Non Technical Summaries]

How the Coronavirus Crisis is Affecting the Korean Economy: Evidence from the Stock Market

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

January 7, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Three Minds Equal Manjushari's Wisdom: An Anatomy of Informal Social Learning with Heterogenous Agents by the Hierarchical Bayesian Approach

SATO Masahiro (Tohoku University) / OTA Rui (Yokohama City University) / ITO Arata (Fellow, RIETI) / YANO Makoto (Chairman, RIETI)

Papers

January 5, 2021 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Do Economic Effects of the Anti-COVID-19 Lockdowns in Different Regions Interact through Supply Chains?

INOUE Hiroyasu (University of Hyogo) / MURASE Yohsuke (RIKEN Center for Computational Science) / TODO Yasuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

December 28, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

New Assessment of Economic Integration in East Asia: Application of Industry-Specific G-PPP Model

KAWASAKI Kentaro (Toyo University) / SATO Kiyotaka (Yokohama National University)

Papers

December 28, 2020 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Do People Accept Different Cultures?

NAKAGAWA Mariko (University of Tokyo) / SATO Yasuhiro (University of Tokyo) / TABUCHI Takatoshi (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / YAMAMOTO Kazuhiro (Osaka University)

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Events

January 26, 2021 [BBL Seminars]

[Global Intelligence Series] SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and VSS (Voluntary Sustainability Standards)

NAKAGAWA Junji (Consulting Fellow, RIETI/ Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Chuo Gakuin University / Director, Research Institute of Social System, Chuo Gakuin University)

Events

January 26, 2021 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and VSS (Voluntary Sustainability Standards)

Events

January 25, 2021 [BBL Seminars]

[Global Intelligence Series] Multi-Risk Governance--International and Domestic Response to Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases

SHIROYAMA Hideaki (Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy / Graduate Schools for Law and Politics / Institute for Future Initiatives)

Events

January 25, 2021 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Multi-Risk Governance--International and Domestic Response to Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases

Events

January 21, 2021 [Symposiums]

[DX Series] European AI Strategy for Digital Economy: What Japan should learn from the EU

Events

January 20, 2021 [Symposiums]

Autonomous Driving, Driver Assistance, MaaS and ITS

Events

January 19, 2021 [Symposiums]

In Order to Practice Evidence-Based Policymaking

Events

January 18, 2021 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] The International Economic Policy Challenges for the Biden Administration (Handout and Video)

Events

January 18, 2021 [BBL Seminars]

[Global Intelligence Series] The International Economic Policy Challenges for the Biden Administration

Adam S. POSEN (President, Peterson Institute for International Economics)

Events

December 24, 2020 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Getting America Back in the Game: A multilateral perspective (Handout and Video)

Events

December 22, 2020 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] The International Economic Policy Challenges for the Biden Administration

Events

December 18, 2020 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Biden's Climate Change Options in a Divided Congress (Handout and Video)

Events

December 16, 2020 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Build Back Better? The Future of the US-China Economic Relationship (Handout and Video)

Events

December 16, 2020 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Challenges and Opportunities for India-Japan Economic Partnership (Handouts and Video)

Events

December 11, 2020 [Symposiums]

[Global Intelligence Series] Getting America Back in the Game: A multilateral perspective

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Articles

January 26, 2021 [VoxEU Column]

Commuting zones in Japan

ADACHI Daisuke (Visiting Scholar, RIETI) / FUKAI Taiyo (Project Researcher, Department of Economics, University of Tokyo) / KAWAGUCHI Daiji (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / SAITO Yukiko (Senior Fellow (Specially Appointed), RIETI)

Articles

January 25, 2021 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2021 (January 2021)]

Resolving ESG Challenges Unique to Japan
—Proposal for a "Trinity" Model of Management

NAKAGAMI Yasunori (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 22, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

How Will Covid-19 Reshape Cities in Japan?

KONDO Keisuke (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 21, 2021 [Column]

New Year Special Column: Predicting the Japanese Economy in 2021 Third Wave of COVID-19 and the Prospects for the Japanese Economy

OGURO Kazumasa (Consulting fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 20, 2021 [Policy Update]

Getting America back in the Game: A Multilateral Perspective

WATANABE Tetsuya (Vice President, RIETI)

Articles

January 18, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Don't Forget Lessons of the ‘Great Inflation’ Decade

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 18, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Help Americans to quit jobs in zombie companies

Willem THORBECKE (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 18, 2021 [Priorities for the Japanese Economy in 2021 (January 2021)]

Is Japan the least attractive country?

KIYOTA Kozo (Research Associate, RIETI)

Articles

January 15, 2021 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The political cost of reforms

Chris PAPAGEORGIOU (Chief of the Development Macroeconomics Division in the Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF))

Articles

January 13, 2021 [China in Transition]

Will the Arrival of a Biden Administration Lead to a Better U.S.-China Relationship?
—Toward Cooperative Rivalry

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 13, 2021 [China in Transition]

"Dual Circulation" as China's New Development Strategy
—Toward a Virtuous Cycle between Domestic and International Circulations

Chi Hung KWAN (Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

January 4, 2021 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Changing Relationship between a Company and an Individual due to the Crisis

OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

December 24, 2020 [RIETI Report]

How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Education Inequality?

KOBAYASHI Yohei (Consulting fellow, RIETI) / NISHIHATA Masaya (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.)

Articles

December 23, 2020 [Column]

How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Education Inequality?

KOBAYASHI Yohei (Consulting fellow, RIETI) / NISHIHATA Masaya (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.)

Articles

December 21, 2020 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Japanese Companies Remaining in Long-term Stagnation Conditions for Post-COVID-19 Recovery

HOSONO Kaoru (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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