News & Events

Licensing of Standard Essential Patents (SEPs): Hold-up, reverse hold-up and ex-ante negotiation

23 January 2019

This column offers brief explanations on the following three major issues in the licensing of SEPs.

Human Resource Problems Facing Regional Companies, and How to Overcome Them

23 January 2019

The most important issue in regional revitalization is to create many regional companies that are able to confront changes in the business environment and...

The Impact of Information Technologies Such as Artificial Intelligence on Worker Stress

23 January 2019

Since new information technologies such as AI generate a positive influence on work approach and individual well-being, it would seem reasonable to...

Break with the uniform policy for SMEs

23 January 2019

Japan Faces Low Birthrate and Aging of Companies as well as Population

FTAs and Customs Unions: For understanding Brexit

23 January 2019

Customs unions and FTAs may be similar but are actually more different than generally recognized. The distinction between the two may become more...

Why Don't Governments Do Away with Protectionism?

23 January 2019

Empirical research in the field of economics has shown that such protectionist moves tend to dampen business conditions

Future Design: Toward policymaking reflecting upon the interests of future generations

23 January 2019

Policymaking for imaginary future generations

Realization and Provisional Application of "TPP11"

23 January 2019

The Japanese government is reportedly considering pursuing the TPP11 by way of provisional application, following the example set by the General Agreement...

Japan’s strategic opportunity at global leadership

23 January 2019

New RIETI article by Shiro Armstrong

Japan Update video file ANU

Japan Update 2018 videos

11 January 2019

Videos from the 2018 Japan Update are now available


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