Articles on a variety of research themes regarding Japanese and global economic issues.

RIETI has entered into a partnership with, a policy portal established by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), as a consortium member. Japanese consortium members now include RIETI and the Research Unit for Statistical and Empirical Analysis in Social Sciences (G-COE Hi-Stat). Under such cooperative relations, our selected columns will be reposted on, and likewise those from will be reposted in the Perspectives from Around the World feature section on the RIETI website.

RIETI has also entered into a partnership with the Institute of the Study of Labor (IZA), a private independent economic research institute focused on the analysis of global labor markets. Under such cooperative relations, our selected articles will be reposted on the IZA website, and likewise, those from IZA will be reposted on the RIETI website.


RIETI fellows share research project results and discuss key economic, political, and social policy issues.

Special Series

Articles written on special themes spanning the economy and other issues affecting Japan. The series included the annual priorities for the Japanese Economy and Fellows' Views on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Newspapers & Magazines

Articles written by fellows of the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) that have been published in newspapers, magazines and other media.

Fellows' Works

RIETI Fellows present articles on specific research interests such as China in Transition.

VoxEU Column

Articles written by RIETI fellows and others on their respective research themes for VoxEU and reposted on the RIETI website.

From IZA

Selected articles on labor market issues from IZA and reposted on the RIETI website.

Perspectives from Around the World

Opinions and views from the world's leading researchers and experts regarding various issues including economic policy, security, and environmental problems.

Other Contents


RIETI Report

RIETI Report is a newsletter published bi-weekly by RIETI's Publicity group. The purpose of the letter is to update and familiarize the readers with the recent policy subjects in Japan and RIETI fellows' research activities.

Policy Update

Policy Update offers timely comments by RIETI fellows and keynote speakers at policy symposiums and other events as well as research on a wide range of policy issues.

Keizai Sangyo Journal

RIETI fellows take specialized viewpoints on contemporary policy issues in this monthly journal published by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). (Discontinued)