International Trade and Investment

Formulating economic and industrial policies requires a deep understanding of domestic and overseas economies; however, research on the international economy has become even more significant as globalization intensifies. Amidst the increasing global uncertainty related to trade and investment, it is necessary to address policy concerns and understand long-term trends. Thus, we will empirically analyze international trade, foreign direct investment, and various other international economic activities in the real economy using a variety of data including microdata from government statistics and our own surveys. We will also examine topics such as Japan's external economic policy, trade policies in other nations, rules on international trade, and the global activities of firms from both legal and economic perspectives.

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RIETI Policy Discussion Papers