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The Postwar Japanese Economy

Its Development and Structure

by Nakamura, Takafusa

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Published by University of Tokyo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Economic history,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8305303M
    ISBN 100860082849
    ISBN 109780860082842

    Although the military and geopolitical relevance of World War I to Japan must be considered limited, its economic impact was considerable. In sharp contrast to the prewar deficit years, Japan saw its external trade expand rapidly. This article describes how the country’s establishment reacted to this shift. In addition to lending to several allies, it also engaged in the politically risky. What was the key factor in Japan's postwar economic success? The central government's role in the economy Which event in represented a step forward for women in the workplace?

    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. After experiencing spectacular economic growth and industrial development for much of the postwar era, Japan plunged abruptly into recession in the early s. Book Description: Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view.

      The book distills a lifetime of work on Japan and the U.S. by Pyle, a former director of the Jackson School, who joined the UW in “The American Century,” referring to global political, economic and cultural dominance by the United States, is a term famously coined by Henry Luce, publisher of Life, Time and Fortune magazines, in a. However, other internal factors within Japan itself were more important in explaining Japan’s postwar economic miracle. Internal factors within Japan One of the most important factor for Japan in achieving such rapid economic growth was the government action to create an economic environment that stimulated the growth.


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The Postwar Japanese Economy. The economy of Japan, with its high rates of growth, high productivity levels, overall stability, and resilience in the face of financial and other crises, has been one of the wonders of the postwar world/5(3).

The economy of Japan, with its high rates of growth, exemplary productivity levels, overall stability, and resilience in the face of financial and other crises, has been one of the wonders of the postwar world.

In this book, which has since its first publication in been a standard text and reference work on the postwar economy, one of Japan's leading economist-scholars describes its workings, its roots in the Cited by: The book is organized as follows: It begins with an overview of the postwar Japanese economy, using data to highlight historical changes.

The four major economic issues in the postwar Japanese economy (economic restoration, rapid economic growth, the bubble economy and current topics) are addressed, with particular focus on the meaning of economic growth and the bubble by: 3. The book is organized as follows: It begins with an overview of the postwar Japanese economy, using data to highlight historical changes.

The four major economic issues in the postwar Japanese economy (economic restoration, rapid economic growth, the bubble economy and current topics) are addressed, with particular focus on the meaning of economic growth and the bubble economy.

In the per capita national income, based on the prevailing exchange rates, was one-twelfth that of the United States and two-fifths that of West Germany. But once the postwar recovery was complete, Japan maintained an extremely high rate of growth for more than fifteen by: 8.

Summary This chapter contains sections titled: The Postwar Recovery The High Growth Era Reversal and Stagnation Reform versus Recovery Conclusion The Postwar Japanese Economy - A Companion to Japanese History - Wiley Online LibraryCited by: 2.

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Osamu Shimomura is one of the most eminent economists in Japan. He entered the Ministry of Finance and played a crucial role in actualizing the High-Growth era from the late s to the early 70s.

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The Constitution was enacted on November 3, and became effective May 3, Get this from a library. The postwar Japanese economy: its development and structure, [Takafusa Nakamura] -- The economy of Japan, with its high rates of growth, exemplary productivity levels, overall stability, and resilience in the face of financial and other crises, has been one of the wonders of the.

Japan remains one of the dominant economic powers. 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: an exception to the standard models of modern economics.

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