Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry

Founding Year: 2001

Staff: 10

Budget: ¥1,8m (2006)

Morikawa Masayuki (President and Chief Research Officer)

A policy think tank dedicated “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.” RIETI was established in Japan as a “non-civil service style incorporated administrative agency with the purpose of undertaking public policy studies—a key and vital mission—efficiently and effectively by utilizing its personnel and budgetary flexibility.”

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Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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