The Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) is a policy think tank established in 2001. Its mission is to conduct theoretical and empirical research, maximize synergies with those engaged in policymaking, and to make policy proposals based on evidence derived from such research activities. The institute is highly regarded both in Japan and abroad for its activity. What is RIETI? Facebook Twitter YouTube RIETI - Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry

What is RIETI?

The Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) is a policy think tank established in 2001. Its mission is to conduct theoretical and empirical research, maximize synergies with those engaged in policymaking, and to make policy proposals based on evidence derived from such research activities. The institute is highly regarded both in Japan and abroad for its activity.

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Greetings from the RIETI Chairman

April 1, 2024 [About RIETI]

FUKAO Kyoji (Chairman)

Greetings from the President of RIETI

April 1, 2024 [ About RIETI]

TOMIURA Eiichi (President and Chief Research Officer)

Cascades of tax policy through production networks: Evidence from Japan

April 17, 2024 [VoxEU Column]

KOIZUMI Hideto (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI)

Shiro ARMSTRONG's Photo

Multilateral Governance for the Digital Economy and Artificial Intelligence

April 17, 2024 [Non Technical Summaries]

ARMSTRONG, Shiro (Non-Resident Fellow, RIETI) / Jacob TAYLOR (The Brookings Institution)

MORIKAWA Masayuki's photo

Appropriate Pass-through of Wage Cost Increases to Selling Prices

April 8, 2024 [Newspapers & Magazines]

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Distinguished Senior Fellow (specially appointed), RIETI)

Size of Major Currency Zones and Their Determinants

April 8, 2024 [Column]

ITO Hiroyuki (Former Visiting Fellow / Professor of Economics, Portland State University)

IZA Authors' Photo

The importance of informal learning at work
On-the-job learning is more important for workers’ human capital development than formal training

April 4, 2024 [From IZA]

Andries De GRIP (Maastricht University, the Netherlands, and IZA, Germany)

Author's Photo

A framework for geoeconomics

April 3, 2024 [Perspectives from Around the World]

Christopher CLAYTON (Assistant Professor of Finance at Yale School Of Management) / Matteo MAGGIORI (Moghadam Family Professor of Finance in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University) / Jesse SCHREGER (Class of 1967 Associate Professor at Columbia University)

Software automation and teleworkers as complements and substitutes

April 2, 2024 [VoxEU Column]

Richard BALDWIN (Non-Resident Fellow, RIETI) / OKUBO Toshihiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro's Photo

Has Policy Succeeded in Influencing Expectations?

March 28, 2024 [Newspapers & Magazines]

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

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RIETI-ANU Symposium series

RIETI and Australian National University (ANU) have been jointly holding symposiums. Experts from the Asia-Pacific region gather to discuss various issues that are piling up in the increasingly uncertain global economy.

Global Intelligence Series

We invite leading experts from Japan, the United States, Europe, and other Asian countries to give lectures about various global issues including economic security and regional affairs such as the U.S.-China conflict, the situation in the Middle East, the prospects of the Chinese economy, climate change, environmental and energy issues, the post-corona global trade system, supply chain risks, SDGs, etc. Many policy proposals are derived from information collected and discussed in these lectures.

Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs)

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Publications

April 18, 2024 [RIETI Books (Japanese)]

The Japanese Economy and Policy Issues after the COVID-19 Pandemic

Edited by MORIKAWA Masayuki

Articles

April 17, 2024 [VoxEU Column]

Cascades of tax policy through production networks: Evidence from Japan

KOIZUMI Hideto (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI)

Papers

April 17, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Middle Managers and Employee Health

OKUDAIRA Hiroko (Doshisha University) / KITAGAWA Ritsu (Waseda University) / AIZAWA Toshiaki (Hokkaido University) / KURODA Sachiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

April 17, 2024 [Non Technical Summaries]

Multilateral Governance for the Digital Economy and Artificial Intelligence

ARMSTRONG, Shiro (Non-Resident Fellow, RIETI) / Jacob TAYLOR (The Brookings Institution)

Papers

April 17, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Multilateral Governance for the Digital Economy and Artificial Intelligence

ARMSTRONG, Shiro (Non-Resident Fellow, RIETI) / Jacob TAYLOR (The Brookings Institution)

Papers

April 17, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

A Global Minimum Tax for Large Firms Only: Implications for Tax Competition

Andreas HAUFLER (University of Munich) / KATO Hayato (Osaka University)

Papers

April 16, 2024 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Uncertainty in Macroeconomic and Wage Outlooks: An individual-level analysis

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Distinguished Senior Fellow (specially appointed), RIETI)

Papers

April 16, 2024 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Uncertainty in Firms’ Medium-term Forecasts: Before and after the COVID-19 crisis

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Distinguished Senior Fellow (specially appointed), RIETI)

Events

April 15, 2024 [Symposiums]

Japan Re-Emerges? – The NEW Japan Management

Papers

April 12, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Early Disclosure and Patent Value: How do you know that you are a pioneer?

KADOWAKI Makoto (Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study) / NAGAOKA Sadao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

April 12, 2024 [RIETI Report]

Greetings from the RIETI New Leadership

Papers

April 10, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Trends in National and Local Market Concentration in Japan: 1980-2020

KIKUCHI Shinnosuke (MIT)

Papers

April 10, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Personality Traits as Moderators of the Effects of Working Hours on Mental Health

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

Articles

April 8, 2024 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Appropriate Pass-through of Wage Cost Increases to Selling Prices

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Distinguished Senior Fellow (specially appointed), RIETI)

Events

April 8, 2024 [Symposiums]

Southeast Asia & Japan – The good, the bad & the ugly

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Papers

April 17, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Middle Managers and Employee Health

OKUDAIRA Hiroko (Doshisha University) / KITAGAWA Ritsu (Waseda University) / AIZAWA Toshiaki (Hokkaido University) / KURODA Sachiko (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

April 17, 2024 [Non Technical Summaries]

Multilateral Governance for the Digital Economy and Artificial Intelligence

ARMSTRONG, Shiro (Non-Resident Fellow, RIETI) / Jacob TAYLOR (The Brookings Institution)

Papers

April 17, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Multilateral Governance for the Digital Economy and Artificial Intelligence

ARMSTRONG, Shiro (Non-Resident Fellow, RIETI) / Jacob TAYLOR (The Brookings Institution)

Papers

April 17, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

A Global Minimum Tax for Large Firms Only: Implications for Tax Competition

Andreas HAUFLER (University of Munich) / KATO Hayato (Osaka University)

Papers

April 16, 2024 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Uncertainty in Macroeconomic and Wage Outlooks: An individual-level analysis

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Distinguished Senior Fellow (specially appointed), RIETI)

Papers

April 16, 2024 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Uncertainty in Firms’ Medium-term Forecasts: Before and after the COVID-19 crisis

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Distinguished Senior Fellow (specially appointed), RIETI)

Papers

April 12, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Early Disclosure and Patent Value: How do you know that you are a pioneer?

KADOWAKI Makoto (Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study) / NAGAOKA Sadao (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

April 10, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Trends in National and Local Market Concentration in Japan: 1980-2020

KIKUCHI Shinnosuke (MIT)

Papers

April 10, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Personality Traits as Moderators of the Effects of Working Hours on Mental Health

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

Papers

April 8, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Robots on Sale: The effect of tax policy on robot adoption and employment

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

Papers

April 3, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Automation and Offshoring on Wage Inequality in Japan

KIKUCHI Shinnosuke (MIT)

Papers

April 3, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Revisiting Disability Employment and Firm Productivity in Japan

MATSUMOTO Kodai (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI) / OKUMURA Yota (LITALICO Partners, Inc) / NAKAMURA Kenta (Kobe University) / MORIMOTO Atsushi (North Asia University / Kobe University) / YUGAMI Kazufumi (Kobe University)

Papers

April 2, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

The Management of Knowledge Work

Wouter DESSEIN (Columbia University) / Desmond (Ho-Fu) LO (Santa Clara University) / SHANGGUAN Ruo (Jinan University) / OWAN Hideo (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Papers

March 28, 2024 [Discussion Papers (Japanese)]

Use of Artificial Intelligence and Productivity of Japanese Firms and Workers

MORIKAWA Masayuki (President and CRO, RIETI)

Papers

March 27, 2024 [Discussion Papers (English)]

Approximating Choice Data by Discrete Choice Models

Haoge CHANG (Microsoft Research) / NARITA Yusuke (Visiting Fellow, RIETI) / SAITO Kota (California Institute of Technology)

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Events

April 15, 2024 [Symposiums]

Japan Re-Emerges? – The NEW Japan Management

Events

April 8, 2024 [Symposiums]

Southeast Asia & Japan – The good, the bad & the ugly

Events

March 28, 2024 [Symposiums]

How Much of Merit is Due to Luck?

Events

March 27, 2024 [Workshops]

US and UK elections 2024

Events

March 25, 2024 [Symposiums]

Future of Global Trade Order and Economic Security

Events

March 12, 2024 [Workshops]

Securing access to critical metals – is US and EU collaboration possible? Supply, demand and contrasting approaches to security in critical metals

Events

March 11, 2024 [Symposiums]

ASEAN Prospects from ERIA's Perspective: What role should ERIA and Japan play

Events

March 6, 2024 [Symposiums]

Occupational Skills and Gender Inequality, and a New RIETI Project on Gender Inequality in Workplaces and Labor Markets

Events

March 5, 2024 [Symposiums]

Connecting the EU, Japan and the World by GAIA-X, CATENA-X and Japan's Data Strategy

Events

March 4, 2024 [Symposiums]

Current Trend of Chinese OEM Going Overseas

Events

February 22, 2024 [Symposiums]

The State of the Art in Generative AI for Manga Production: Spring 2024

Events

February 20, 2024 [Symposiums]

Recent US Trends in Economic Security (Handout and Video)

Events

February 19, 2024 [Symposiums]

Innovation Implemented by Public-private Co-creation: Challenges of the Regulatory Sandbox and beyond

Events

February 6, 2024 [Symposiums]

Challenges and Possibilities for Japan as Seen in the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings

Events

February 5, 2024 [Workshops]

Hitotsbuashi-Gakushuin Conference on International Trade & FDI 2023

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Articles

April 17, 2024 [VoxEU Column]

Cascades of tax policy through production networks: Evidence from Japan

KOIZUMI Hideto (Fellow (Policy Economist), RIETI)

Articles

April 12, 2024 [RIETI Report]

Greetings from the RIETI New Leadership

Articles

April 8, 2024 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Appropriate Pass-through of Wage Cost Increases to Selling Prices

MORIKAWA Masayuki (Distinguished Senior Fellow (specially appointed), RIETI)

Articles

April 8, 2024 [Column]

Size of Major Currency Zones and Their Determinants

ITO Hiroyuki (Former Visiting Fellow / Professor of Economics, Portland State University)

Articles

April 4, 2024 [From IZA]

The importance of informal learning at work
On-the-job learning is more important for workers’ human capital development than formal training

Andries De GRIP (Maastricht University, the Netherlands, and IZA, Germany)

Articles

April 3, 2024 [Perspectives from Around the World]

A framework for geoeconomics

Christopher CLAYTON (Assistant Professor of Finance at Yale School Of Management) / Matteo MAGGIORI (Moghadam Family Professor of Finance in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University) / Jesse SCHREGER (Class of 1967 Associate Professor at Columbia University)

Articles

April 2, 2024 [VoxEU Column]

Software automation and teleworkers as complements and substitutes

Richard BALDWIN (Non-Resident Fellow, RIETI) / OKUBO Toshihiro (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

March 29, 2024 [RIETI Report]

Overseas EBPM Situation: Focusing on United States and United Kingdom

UCHIYAMA Yu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

March 28, 2024 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Has Policy Succeeded in Influencing Expectations?

KOBAYASHI Keiichiro (Program Director and Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

March 26, 2024 [Column]

Management Issues Related to Standardization Activities in a Digital Society: Results of the Survey on Standardization Activities (2021)

TAMURA Suguru (Senior Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

March 25, 2024 [Newspapers & Magazines]

Outlook on Political Leadership and the Civil Service: British wisdom for preserving impartiality in the civil service

UCHIYAMA Yu (Faculty Fellow, RIETI) / FUJITA Yukiko (Professor, Gakushuin University)

Articles

March 18, 2024 [Newspapers & Magazines]

India – the Future of a Powerful Country

Amitabh KANT (sherpa of the G20) / URATA Shujiro (Chairman, RIETI) / FUKAGAWA Yukiko (Professor, the School of Political Science and Economics at Waseda University) / TOYODA Masakazu (Chairman of JEF)

Articles

March 15, 2024 [RIETI Report]

Effect of a European carbon border adjustment mechanism on Asia and the Pacific

Aline MORTHA (Waseda University) / ARIMURA Toshi H. (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

March 6, 2024 [VoxEU Column]

Road traffic flow and air pollution concentrations: Evidence from Japan

NISHITATENO Shuhei (Research Associate, RIETI) / Paul BURKE (Professor and Head of the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics at Australian National University) / ARIMURA Toshi H. (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)

Articles

March 5, 2024 [Perspectives from Around the World]

The tide has turned: EU firm-level productivity growth has started to suffer from Chinese import competition

Klaus S. FRIESENBICHLER (Senior Economist at Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Deputy Director at Supply Chain Intelligence Institute Austria) / Agnes KÜGLER (Senior Economist at Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Board Member at Supply Chain Intelligence Institute Austria) / Andreas REINSTALLER (Senior Principal Economist at Office of the Austrian Productivity Board)

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