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The Japanese Industrial Economy

Late Development and Cultural Causation (Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia)

by Ian Inkster

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL7488425M
ISBN 100415250013
ISBN 109780415250016

State regulations and nonmarket governance mechanisms were designed to restrain competition so as to concentrate resources in strategic industries and maintain orderly economic growth. The list is for those with a serious interest in economics, but not necessarily for economics professionals; it contains some books on the principles of economics, but is light on theory, focussing on more readable texts. Germany and the Soviet Union were increasingly becoming industrial and military giants on the Eurasian land mass committed to ideologies hostile to the liberal democracy championed by the United Kingdom and the United States. In contrast to their neo-classical brethren, Western development economists have long been interested in comparing different national paths to development.

The low cost of imported technology allowed for rapid industrial growth. The United States became an architect of multilateral architecture designed to encourage trade through its sponsorship of the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade the predecessor to the World Trade Organization. The system of confederation government introduced at the end of the fifteenth century placed certain powers in the hands of feudal warlords, daimyo, and certain powers in the hands of the shogun, the most powerful of the warlords. It postulated that Asian nations will catch up with the West as a part of a regional hierarchy where the production of commodity goods would continuously move from the more advanced countries to the less advanced ones. Japan's malaise, marked by recession or weak economic activity, commodity and asset price deflation, banking failures, increased bankruptcies, and rising unemployment, has been the most sustained economic downturn seen in the industrial world since the s. Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing the general welfare of

During the high-growth period of the Japanese economy in the s, IBJ was particularly active in financing steel production, shippingshipbuildingand automobile manufacturing. Drawing on vast data sets and cutting-edge research, he explains the benign and malign forces that make inequality rise and fall within and Rising domestic savings made increasing capital accumulation possible. Especially striking in the Miracle Growth period was the remarkable increase in the rate of domestic fixed capital formation, the rise in the investment proportion being matched by a rising savings rate whose secular increase — especially that of private household savings — has been well documented and analyzed by Horioka


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The Japanese Industrial Economy book

Mouseover for Online Attention Data Overview Praise Summary Experts on the Japanese economy examine Japan's prolonged period of economic underperformance, analyzing the ways in which the financial system, monetary policy, and international financial factors contributed to its onset and duration.

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MITI facilitated the early development of nearly all major industries by providing protection from import competition, technological intelligence, help in licensing foreign technology, access to foreign exchange, and assistance in mergers.

Arguments about the book continued until his death in and still continue today. The view of Johnsonwho hails industrial policy as a pillar of the Japanese Development State government promoting economic growth through state policies has been criticized and revised by subsequent scholars.

The early zaibatsu permitted some public shareholding of some subsidiary companies, but never of the top holding company or key subsidiaries. In Gao's analysis, for example, Japan's nonmarket governance institutions emerged as a political compromise between state officials attempting to constrain market forces through bureaucratic control, and private business figures striving to protect their own interests.

To be sure, the precise assumptions and techniques they use can be criticized. As Nakamura points out, a variety of Occupation-sponsored reforms transformed the institutional environment conditioning economic performance in Japan.

List of zaibatsu[ edit ]. Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of wealth, and the prospects for economic growth lie at the heart of political economy. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize Between andelectrification mainly due to the proliferation of intercity electrical railroads created economies of scale in the nascent industrial belt facing outward onto the Pacific.

Ironically, the concepts of just-in-time and quality control were originally developed in the United States, just-in-time methods being pioneered by supermarkets and quality control by efficiency experts like W.

Smith's theories of capital accumulation, growth, and A good example is the camera industry, which since the s has been dominated by Japan.

The reasons for Japan to complete industrialization are also complicated, and the major characteristic of this time is the influence of governmental policies of the Hayato Ikeda administration, vast consumption, and vast export.

Bao Gai truly illuminates the intellectual foundation of Japanese industrial policy and business strategy. First published inthis book has become a classic, a textbook case of the relationship between the United States and the Third Steady increasing stage — [ edit ] Inthe first oil-price shock struck Japan oil crisis.

The Spirit Level, based on thirty years of research, takes this truth a step further. While the Japanese stock market hit its all-time peak at the end ofmaking a recovery later init dropped precipitously in In spite of the fact that the book is frontier research, The average monthly consumption of urban family households doubled from to These activities contributed to the building of the Japanese domestic securities marketand to the generating of a higher profile for Japanese borrowers in the international market.

Schor The period after World War Two, with its sustained growth and high employment rate, has been referred to as the "golden age" of capitalism. Written by renowned economist Barry Eichengreen, this classic book emphasizes the importance of the international monetary system for understanding the international economy.

The capital intensive sector enjoying high ratios of capital to labor paid relatively high wages, and the labor intensive sector paid relatively low wages.Chapter Summary Chapter Sino-Japanese industrial symbiosis practice international one. Japan's industrial symbiosis produce Japanese industrial symbiosis Policy Implications of China's circular economy development.

Chapter Summary Notes of ThanksFour Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back. Seller Inventory # NE The focus of this book is on the Japanese economic bureaucracy, particularly on the famous Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), as the leading state actor in the economy.

Although MITI was not the only important agent affecting the economy, nor was the state as a whole always. May 16,  · What the Fifth Industrial Revolution is and why it matters. May 16, Japanese banks to move their European HQ from London to Frankfurt after Brexit.

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Yet the Japanese economy is one of the most misunderstood phenomena in the modern world. Conventionally, Japan is presented as the exception to mainstream economic theory: anexception to the standard models of modern economics. This book demolishes that notion, bringing.

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