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[2017/09/19]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between September 4, 2017 and September 10,  2017

[2017/09/15]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on September 18 (Monday), 2017.  Instead, the index will be updated on September 19(Tuesday), which covers the week for September 4-September 10

[2017/09/13]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP17-3)
In search of a comprehensive picture of the gender gap: An examination of male and female choices of labor supply, leisure, consumption, and home production
(Xiangdan Piao)

[2017/09/11]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 28, 2017 and September 3,  2017

[2017/09/04]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 21, 2017 and August 27,  2017

[2017/08/28]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 14, 2017 and August 20,  2017

[2017/08/21]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 7, 2017 and August 13,  2017

[2017/08/14]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 31 2017 and August 06,  2017

[2017/08/07]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 24 2017 and July 30,  2017

[2017/07/31]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 17 2017 and July 23,  2017

[2017/07/24]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 10 2017 and July 16,  2017

[2017/07/19]

CALL FOR PAPERS, 19TH ANNUAL MACRO CONFERENCE

[2017/07/18]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 3, 2017 and July 9,  2017

[2017/07/10]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on July 17 (Monday), 2017.  Instead, the index will be updated on July 18(Tuesday), which covers the week for July 3-July 9

[2017/07/10]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 26, 2017 and July 2,  2017

[2017/07/03]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 19, 2017 and June 25,  2017

[2017/06/26]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 12, 2017 and June 18,  2017

[2017/06/19]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 5, 2017 and June 11,  2017

[2017/06/12]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 29, 2017 and June 4,  2017

[2017/06/05]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 22, 2017 and May 28,  2017

[2017/05/29]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 15, 2017 and May 21,  2017

[2017/05/22]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 8, 2017 and May 14,  2017

[2017/05/15]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 1, 2017 and May 7,  2017

[2017/05/01]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between April17, 2017 and April 23,  2017

[2017/04/24]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on May 8th (Monday), 2017.  Instead, the index will be updated on May 15th (Monday), which covers the week for April 24-April 30, and May 1-May 7.

[2017/04/24]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between April10, 2017 and April 16,  2017

[2017/04/20]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP16-3)
How Inheritance Affects the Real Estate Market in an Aging Economy: Evidence from Transaction and Registry Data
(Takeshi Mizuta, Chihiro Shimizu, Iichiro Uesugi)

[2017/04/17]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between April 3, 2017 and April 9,  2017

[2017/04/10]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 27, 2017 and April 2,  2017

[2017/04/03]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 20, 2017 and March 26,  2017

[2017/04/03]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP17-2)
Effects of the Entry and Exit of Products on Price Indexes
(Naohito Abe,Noriko Inakura, Akiyuki Tonogi)

[2017/03/28]

Upload: Newsletter  No.7 (in Japanese)

[2017/03/27]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 13, 2017 and March 19,  2017

[2017/03/21]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 6, 2017 and March 12,  2017

[2017/03/13]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on March 20 (Monday), 2017.  Instead, the index will be updated on March 21(Tuesday), which covers the week for March 6-March 12

[2017/03/13]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 27, 2017 and March 5,  2017

[2017/03/06]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 20, 2017 and February 26,  2017

[2017/02/27]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 13, 2017 and February 19,  2017

[2017/02/20]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 6, 2017 and February 12,  2017

[2017/02/13]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 30, 2017 and February 5,  2017

[2017/02/06]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 23, 2017 and January 29,  2017

[2017/02/03]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP17-1)
Multiple q and the Measurement of R&D Investment by Industry - Analysis of Japanese Listed Companies' Investments in Capital Goods -
 (Akiyuki Tonogi and Konomi Tonogi)

[2017/01/30]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 16, 2017 and January 22,  2017

[2017/01/23]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 9, 2017 and January 15,  2017

[2017/01/16]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 2, 2017 and January 8,  2017

[2017/01/10]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between December 19, 2016 and December 25,  2016

[2016/12/26]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on January 2 (Monday), 2017.  Instead, the index will be updated on January 10th (Tuesday), which covers the week for December 19-December 25, and updated on January 16th(Monday), which covers the weeks for December 26-January 1 and January 2-January 8. 

[2016/12/26]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between December 12, 2016 and December 18,  2016

[2016/12/19]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between December 5, 2016 and December 11,  2016

[2016/12/12]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 28, 2016 and December 4,  2016

[2016/12/05]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 21, 2016 and November 27,  2016

[2016/11/28]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 14, 2016 and November 20,  2016

[2016/11/21]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 7, 2016 and November 13,  2016

[2016/11/14]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between October 31, 2016 and November 6, 2016

[2016/11/07]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between October 24, 2016 and October 30, 2016

[2016/10/31]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index was reported on DIAMOND WEEKLY  in the Nov. 5th number (in Japanese).

[2016/10/31]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between Octoberr 17, 2016 and October 23, 2016

[2016/10/24]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between Octoberr 10, 2016 and October 16, 2016

[2016/10/17]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between Octoberr 3, 2016 and October 9, 2016

[2016/10/11]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between September 26, 2016 and October 2, 2016

[2016/10/03]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on October 10 (Monday), 2016.  Instead, the index will be updated on October 11(Tuesday), which covers the week for September 26-October 2

[2016/10/03]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between September 19, 2016 and September 25, 2016

[2016/09/26]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between September 12, 2016 and September 18, 2016

[2016/09/20]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between September 5, 2016 and September 11, 2016

[2016/09/13]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on September 19 (Monday), 2016.  Instead, the index will be updated on September 20(Tuesday), which covers the week for September 5-September 11

[2016/09/12]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 29, 2016 and September 4, 2016

[2016/09/05]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 22, 2016 and August 28, 2016

[2016/08/29]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 15, 2016 and August 21, 2016

[2016/08/22]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 8, 2016 and August 14, 2016

[2016/08/15]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 1, 2016 and August 7, 2016

[2016/08/08]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 25, 2016 and July 31, 2016

[2016/08/01]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 18, 2016 and July 24, 2016

[2016/07/25]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 11, 2016 and July 17, 2016

[2016/07/19]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 4, 2016 and July 10, 2016

[2016/07/11]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on July 18 (Monday), 2016.  Instead, the index will be updated on July 19(Tuesday), which covers the week for July 4-July 10

[2016/07/11]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 27, 2016 and July 3, 2016

[2016/07/04]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 20, 2016 and June 26, 2016

[2016/06/27]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 13, 2016 and June 19, 2016

[2016/06/20]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 6, 2016 and June 12, 2016

[2016/06/13]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 30, 2016 and June 5, 2016

[2016/06/06]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 23, 2016 and May 29, 2016

[2016/06/06]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the Speech by Mr. Takehiro Sato , Member of the Policy Board (BOJ),  at a Meeting with Business Leaders in Kushiro on June 2, 2016.
Recent Economic and Financial Developments and Monetary Policy in Japan (p6,p7, Chart12)

[2016/05/30]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 16, 2016 and May 22, 2016

[2016/05/25]

CALL FOR PAPERS, 18TH ANNUAL MACRO CONFERENCE

[2016/05/23]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 9, 2016 and May 15, 2016

[2016/05/16]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 2, 2016 and May 8, 2016

[2016/05/12]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP16-2)
Firms’ Incentive Provisions: Tournament Structure and Worker Flow
(Ryo Kambayashi, Yuko Ueno)

[2016/05/02]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between April 18, 2016 and April 24, 2016

[2016/04/26]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on May 9th (Monday), 2016.  Instead, the index will be updated on May 16th (Monday), which covers the week for April 25-May 1, and May 2-May 8.

[2016/04/25]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between April 11, 2016 and April 17, 2016

[2016/04/18]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between April 4, 2016 and April 10, 2016

[2016/04/13]

RIETI Discussion Paper Series 16-E-040
Estimation of Aggregate Demand and Supply Shocks Using Commodity Transaction Data
(Naohito Abe, Noriko Inakura, and Akiyuki Tonogi)

[2016/04/11]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 28, 2016 and April 3, 2016

[2016/04/04]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 21, 2016 and March 27 , 2016

[2016/03/28]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 14, 2016 and March 20, 2016

[2016/03/22]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 7, 2016 and March 13, 2016

[2016/03/21]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on March 21 (Monday), 2016.  Instead, the index will be updated on March 22 (Tuesday), which covers the week for March 7 - March 13. 

[2016/03/14]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 29, 2016 and March 6, 2016

[2016/03/07]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 22, 2016 and February 28, 2016

[2016/03/04]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP16-1)
The Mechanism of Inflation Expectation Formation among Consumers
(Naohito Abe, Yuko Ueno)

[2016/02/29]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 15, 2016 and February 21, 2016

[2016/02/22]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 8, 2016 and February 14, 2016

[2016/02/15]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 1, 2016 and February 7, 2016

Note: We implemented retroactive revision in SRI-Hitotsubashi Unit Value Price Indexes with more subdividing a product classification for items.

[2016/02/12]

The research activity of Prof. Naohito Abe was introduced in KAKENHI NEWS VOL.3, 2015, p17(in Janapeses).

[2016/02/08]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 25, 2016 and January 31, 2016

[2016/02/04]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the Speech by Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan,  at the Kisaragi-kai Meeting in Tokyo on February 3, 2016.
Introduction of "Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing with a Negative Interest Rate" (p3, Chart6)

[2016/02/01]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 18, 2016 and January 24, 2016

[2016/01/26]

Prof. Naohito Abe contributed an essay to Nikkei Business (2016.01.25 No.1825). (in Japanese)

[2016/01/25]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 11, 2016 and January 17, 2016

[2016/01/18]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 4, 2016 and January 10, 2016

[2016/01/12]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between December 28, 2015 and January 3, 2016

[2015/12/28]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between December 14, 2015 and December 20, 2015

[2015/12/25]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the Speech by Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan,  at a Meeting of Councillors of Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) in Tokyoon December 24, 2015.
At the Turning Point (p2, Chart3)

[2015/12/25]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on January 4th (Monday), 2016.  Instead, the index will be updated on January 12th (Tuesday), which covers the week for December 21-December 27, and December 28-January 3. 

[2015/12/25]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-11)
Firms' Incentive Provisions: Tournament Structure and Worker Flow
(Ryo Kambayashi, Yuko Ueno)

[2015/12/21]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between December 7, 2015 and December 13, 2015

[2015/12/14]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 30, 2015 and December 6, 2015

[2015/12/10]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the Speech by Mr. Takehiro Sato, Member of the Policy Board(BOJ), at a Meeting with Business Leaders in Nara on December 7, 2015.

(Speech) Recent Economic and Financial Developments and Monetary Policy in Japan (p10, Chart13)

[2015/12/07]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 23, 2015 and November 29, 2015

[2015/11/30]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 16, 2015 and November 22, 2015

[2015/11/30]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the Speech by Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a Meeting with Business Leaders in Nagoya on November 30, 2015.
Japan's Economy and Monetary Policy(p.3, Chart5)

[2015/11/24]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 9, 2015 and November 15, 2015

[2015/11/19]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on November 23 (Monday), 2015.  Instead, the index will be updated on November 24(Tuesday), which covers the week for November 9-November 15. 

[2015/11/17]

Upload: Newsletter  No.5  (in Japanese)

[2015/11/16]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 2, 2015 and November 8, 2015

[2015/11/10]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the Speech by Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan,  at a Meeting Held by the Naigai Josei Chosa Kai (Research Institute of Japan) in Tokyo on November 6, 2015.
Challenges to Achieving the Price Stability Target of 2 Percent

[2015/11/09]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between October 26, 2015 and November 1, 2015

[2015/11/05]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-10)
THE ENGINE AND THE REAPER: INDUSTRIALIZATION AND MORTALITY IN EARLY MODERN JAPAN
(John P. Tang)

[2015/11/02]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between October 19, 2015 and October 25, 2015

[2015/10/26]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between October 12, 2015 and October 18, 2015

[2015/10/21]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-9)
Economic Growth Analysis of Japan by Dynamic General Equilibrium Model with R&D Investment
 (Akiyuki Tonogi)

[2015/10/19]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between October 5, 2015 and October 11, 2015

[2015/10/13]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between September 28, 2015 and October 4, 2015

[2015/10/07]

The 17th Macroeconomics Conference (program)

[2015/10/06]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on October 12 (Monday), 2015.  Instead, the index will be updated on October 13(Tuesday), which covers the week for September 28-October 4. 

[2015/10/05]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between September 21, 2015 and September 27, 2015

[2015/10/01]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-8)
Money creation at the zero lower bound on interest rates in Japan
  (Etsuro Shioji)

[2015/09/29]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the Speech by Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan,  at a Meeting with Business Leaders in Osakathe on September 28, 2015.
Japan's Economy and Monetary Policy -Speech at a Meeting with Business Leaders in Osaka(p.6-7, Chart7)

[2015/09/28]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between September 7, 2015 and September 13, 2015

[2015/09/14]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on September 21 (Monday), 2015.  Instead, the index will be updated on September 28 (Monday), which covers the week for September 7-September 13, and on October 5(Monday), which covers the week for September14- September 20 and September 21- September 27.

[2015/09/14]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 31, 2015 and September 6, 2015

[2015/09/07]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 24, 2015 and August 30, 2015

[2015/09/04]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-7)
Cost of Living Index and Price Index Based on Point of Sales Data :Math Appendix
  (Naohito Abe, Toshiki Enda, Noriko Inakura, Akiyuki Tonogi)

[2015/09/04]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-6)
Cost of Living Index and Price Index Based on Point of Sales Data
  (Naohito Abe, Toshiki Enda, Noriko Inakura, Akiyuki Tonogi)

[2015/08/31]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 17, 2015 and August 23, 2015

[2015/08/27]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the Speech by Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan ,  at the Japan Society in New York on August 26, 2015.

Moving Forward: Japan's Economy under Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing -Speech at the Japan Society in New York(p.5, Chart4)

[2015/08/25]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 10, 2015 and August 16, 2015

[2015/08/21]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on August 24th (Monday), 2015.  Instead, the index will be updated on August 25th (Tuesday), which covers the week for August 10-August 16. 

[2015/08/17]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between August 3, 2015 and August 9, 2015

[2015/08/10]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 27, 2015 and August 2, 2015

[2015/08/03]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 20, 2015 and July 26, 2015

[2015/07/27]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 13, 2015 and July 19, 2015

[2015/07/27]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the Speech by Mr. Hiroshi Nakaso, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a Meeting with Business Leaders in Kumamoto Prefecture on July 27, 2015.

(Speech)  Japan's Economy and Monetary Policy(p.9-10, Chart12)

[2015/07/27]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index and Prof. Naohito Abe's comment were reported on Nihon Keizai Shimbun, July 27.

[2015/07/21]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between July 6, 2015 and July 12, 2015

[2015/07/17]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on July 20th (Monday), 2015.  Instead, the index will be updated on July 21st (Tuesday), which covers the week for July 6-July 12. 

[2015/07/13]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 29, 2015 and July 5, 2015

[2015/07/06]

Upload: Newsletter  No.4 (in Japanese)

[2015/07/06]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 22, 2015 and June 28, 2015

Release: Long-term time series of POS-CEI, POS-CPI, POS-CQI, and POS-CTI

[2015/06/29]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 15, 2015 and June 21, 2015

[2015/06/22]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 8, 2015 and June 14, 2015

[2015/06/18]

Newsletter No.3 (in Japanese)  was referred to on the article(in Japanese) of DIAMOND online.

[2015/06/15]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between June 1, 2015 and June 7, 2015

[2015/06/11]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the Speech by Mr. Takehiro Sato, Member of the Policy Board(BOJ), at a Meeting with Business Leaders in Yamanashi Prefecture on June 10, 2015.

(Speech) Recent Economic and Financial Developments and Monetary Policy  (p8-9, Chart14,15)

[2015/06/08]

Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 25, 2015 and May 31, 2015

Release: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Unit Value Price Index (Total (excl.cigarette))

[2015/06/08]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-5)

Measuring Inflation Expectations: Consumers’ Heterogeneity and Nonlinearity
(Naohito Abe, Yuko Ueno)

[2015/06/08]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the report issued by Japan Center for Economic Research.

[2015/06/01]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 18, 2015 and May 24, 2015

[2015/05/29]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-4)

Estimating the shares of secondary- and tertiary-sector output in the age of early modern growth: the case of Japan, 1600-1874
(Osamu Saito, Masanori Takashima)

[2015/05/28]

Start of the New Indexes

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index now includes a new price index, POS-Unit Value Price Index (POS-UVPI). While our POS-CPI is based on information of continuing goods only, the new price index reflects information of new commodities. Please see here for more detail.

The current version of the Indices are provisional and may be revised in the future.
 
Naohito Abe,
Chief, Research Center for Economic and Social Risks 
[2015/05/26]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-3)
Population, urbanisation and farm output in early modern Japan, 1600-1874: a review of data and benchmark estimates
  (Osamu Saito, Masanori Takashima)

[2015/05/25]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 11, 2015 and May 17, 2015

[2015/05/21]

Newsletter No.3 (in Japanese)  was referred to on the article(in Japanese) of Toyo Keizai Online.

[2015/05/21]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index was reported on The Sankei Shimbun.
The article is here(in Japanese).

[2015/05/18]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between May 4, 2015 and May 10, 2015

[2015/05/13]

CALL FOR PAPERS, 17TH ANNUAL MACRO CONFERENCE

[2015/05/11]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between April 20, 2015 and April 26, 2015

[2015/05/01]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on May 4 (Monday), 2015.  Instead, the index will be updated on May 11 (Monday), which covers the week for April 20-April 26.

[2015/04/27]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between April 13, 2015 and April 19, 2015

[2015/04/20]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between April 6, 2015 and April 12, 2015

[2015/04/13]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 30, 2015 and April 5, 2015

[2015/04/13]

Bloomberg reported on the briefing.
The article is here.

[2015/04/06]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 23, 2015 and March 29, 2015

[2015/03/30]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 16, 2015 and March 22, 2015

[2015/03/30]

Reuters reported on the briefing.
The article is here.

[2015/03/30]

The Wall Street Journal reported on the briefing.
The article is here.

[2015/03/30]

Nikkei QUICK reported on the briefing on "The research result of Effect of new Goods and Product Turnover on Price Indexes(SRI-Hitotsubashi Unit Price Index)".
The article is here.

[2015/03/30]

Press briefing on “The research result of Effect of new Goods and Product Turnover on Price Indexes(SRI-Hitotsubashi Unit Price Index)”  was held at INTAGE Inc. in Akihabara, on March 27, 2015.

The outline of the briefing is presented on Professor Naohito Abe's essay in the RCESR Newsletter No.3 (in Japanese).

[2015/03/27]

Upload: Newsletter  No.3  (in Japanese)

[2015/03/23]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 9, 2015 and March 15, 2015

[2015/03/17]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-2)
Effects of New Goods and Product Turnover on Price Indexes
  (Naohito Abe, Toshiki Enda, Noriko Inakura, Akiyuki Tonogi)

[2015/03/16]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between March 2, 2015 and March 8, 2015

[2015/03/09]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 23, 2015 and March 1, 2015

[2015/03/02]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 16, 2015 and February 22, 2015

[2015/02/23]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 9, 2015 and February 15, 2015

[2015/02/19]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP15-1)
Industrial Structure, Prefectural Inequality, and Convergence in Pre-war Japan (1874-1940)   (Tokihiko Settsu)

[2015/02/16]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between February 2, 2015 and February 8, 2015

[2015/02/09]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 26, 2015 and February 1, 2015

[2015/02/02]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 19, 2015 and January 25, 2015

[2015/01/26]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 12, 2015 and January 18, 2015

[2015/01/23]

Upload: Newsletter  No.2  (in Japanese)

[2015/01/19]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between January 5, 2015 and January 11, 2015

[2015/01/13]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between December 29, 2014 and January 4, 2015

[2014/12/29]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between December 15, 2014 and December 21, 2014

[2014/12/25]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index will not be updated on January 5th (Monday), 2015.  Instead, the index will be updated on January 13th (Tuesday), which covers the week for December 22-December 28, and December 29-January 4. 

[2014/12/22]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between December 8, 2014 and December 14, 2014

[2014/12/15]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between December 1, 2014 and December 7, 2014

[2014/12/10]

Upload: New discussion paper, DP14-3  (in Japanese)
Smoking and Wage: Evidence from Japanese Panel Data (Yawen SUN)

[2014/12/08]

Update:SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 24, 2014 and November 30, 2014

[2014/12/01]
Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 17, 2014 and November 23, 2014
[2014/11/25]
Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 10, 2014 and November 16, 2014
[2014/11/17]
Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between November 3, 2014 and November 9, 2014
[2014/11/14]

Upload: Newsletter  No.1  (in Japanese)

[2014/11/10]
Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between October 27, 2014 and November 2, 2014
[2014/11/04]
Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between October 20,2014 and October 26, 2014
[2014/10/30]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index and Prof. Naohito Abe's comment were reported on Nikkei Veritas, October 26.

[2014/10/27]
Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between October 13,2014 and October 19, 2014
[2014/10/20]

Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between October 6,2014 and October 12, 2014

[2014/10/20]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP14-2)
Biases to Manufacturing Statistics from Offshoring: Evidence from Japan (Kyoji FUKAO and Sonoe ARAI)

[2014/10/14]
Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index,
upto the week between September 29,2014 and October 5, 2014
[2014/10/07]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index was reported by NHK BS1 "Biz+Sunday" on September 28.

[2014/09/30]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index was reported on Wall Street Jornal.
The article is here.

[2014/09/30]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index was reported on jijicom(in Japanese).
The article is here.

[2014/09/12]

Upload: New discussion paper(DP14-1)
The Effects of Natural Disasters on Prices and Purchsing Behaviors: The Case of the Great East Japan Earthquake (Naohito Abe, Chiaki Moriguchi, and Noriko Inakura)

[2014/09/02]

Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index (provisional version),
upto the week between August 18,2014 and August 24, 2014 

[2014/08/25]

Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index (provisional version),
upto the week between August 11,2014 and August 17, 2014 

[2014/08/18]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index has been referred to on the report issued by Mizuho Research Institute (in Japanese).
The report is here.

[2014/08/07]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index was reported on REUTERS (in Japanese).
The article is here.

[2014/08/06]

Update: SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index (provisional version),
upto the week between July 21,2014 and July 27, 2014 

[2014/08/05]

Release of SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index (provisional version)

Hitotsubashi University, INTAGE Inc., and New Japan supermarket Association, announced the start of collaborative research and development project on “SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index” in the press conference, which was titled "Joint Research and Development Project on Distribution, Consumption, and Economic Indicators," on July10, 2014.

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index (provisional version) is based on POS data of 4000 stores nationwide, such as supermarkets, drug stores, convenience stores, and large retail stores. This index can rapidly provide precise information about consumer activities in Japan. 

You can access SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Indices (provisional version) from here .

The current version of the Indices are provisional and may be revised in the future.

 

Naohito Abe,

Chief, Research Center for Economic and Social Risks 

[2014/08/01]

SRI-Hitotsubashi Consumer Purchase Index was reported on Wall Street Jornal.

The article is here.

[2014/07/28]

Announcement for16TH ANNUAL MACRO CONFERENCE (CALL FOR PAPERS) on November 29-30

[2014/07/14]
Economic and Social Risk Research Seminar, No.1 (July 11, 2014):
Liang Wang (University of Hawaii) "Sales as a transmission mechanism of monetary policy"
[2014/07/14]

Hitotsubashi University, Intage Holdings, and, New Supermarket Association of Japan held a press conference for "Development of New Economic Indicators on Distribution and Consumption" on July 10, 2014. 

Click here for more information: http://www.intage.co.jp/shisuu/develop/

[2014/07/10]

Research Center for Economics and Social Risks (RCESR) website has opened.