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Japan"s New Economy

Continuity and Change in the Twenty-First Century

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMagnus Blomstrom (Editor), Byron Gangnes (Editor), Sumner La Croix (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7403414M
ISBN 100199241724
ISBN 109780199241729

Despite recent upheavals, Japan remains one of the dominant economic powers at the end of the twentieth century. 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 .   NEW YORK – The world’s third-largest economy has suffered from a caricature. Yes, Japan fell from its pinnacle in the s because of a property crash, enfeebled banks and a .

  The world’s third largest economy has been battling deflation for 20 years. Image: REUTERS/Yuya Shino. The news that Japan’s economy shrank at an annualised rate of % in the last quarter of has come as a severe blow, even for a country used to difficult economic news. The contraction was worse than had been anticipated and casts. This places Japan’s economy in the category of mostly free. There are five rankings possible in the index: free, mostly free, moderately free, mostly unfree, and repressed. This year only five economies—four of them directly competing with Japan in the Asia–Pacific region—were ranked free: Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Switzerland.

Under this new way of organizing the economy, advances in technology and specialization in products and tasks raised the amount that could be produced in a day’s work. This process, which we call the capitalist revolution, has been accompanied by growing threats to our natural environment, and by unprecedented global economic inequalities. The economic history of Japan is most studied for the spectacular social and economic growth in the s after the Meiji Restoration, when it became the first non-Western great power, and for its expansion after the Second World War, when Japan recovered from devastation to become the world's second largest economy behind the United States, and from behind China as well.


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distinct features of economic and social history research in Japan today. The background It was in the inter-war period that Japan’s economic and social history established itself as a modern academic discipline, but its origins may be traced back to the late nineteenth century. From the opening of the country innot just commodities andFile Size: KB.

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Conventionally, Japan is presented as the exception to mainstream economic theory: an exception to the standard models of modern economics.

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Challenges to the Economy of Japan. Japan’s economy has experienced numerous problems such as bad debts which have led to a slow and unsteady growth rate and inadequate natural resources due to the unfavorable mountainous terrain thus the need to rely on imported agricultural produce for local consumption.

The Japanese population is mainly made up of old people due to a low. Book Description. This fully revised and updated third edition of Japanese Economic Development looks at Japan's economic history from the nineteenth century through to World War II, recasting analysis of Japan’s economic past in the light fresh theoretical perspectives.

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Ahmadjian, Christina L. and Robbins, Gregory E. A Clash of Capitalisms: Foreign Shareholders and Corporate Restructuring in s Japan.

American Sociological Review, Vol. 70, Issue. 3, p. Jacoby, Sanford M. Business and Society in Japan and the United States. British Journal of Author: James R.

Lincoln, Michael L. Gerlach. Get this from a library. Japan's new economy: continuity and change in the twenty-first century. [Magnus Blomström; Byron Gangnes; Sumner J La Croix;] -- This volume fills an important gap in the existing economic literature.

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Almost all other books of that period draw heavily from it. * Japan's Great Stagnation. The economy of Japan is a highly developed free-market economy.

It is the third-largest in the world by nominal GDP and the fourth-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). and is the world's second largest developed economy. Japan is a member of the ing to the International Monetary Fund, the country's per capita GDP (PPP) was at $38, ().

Due to a volatile currency exchange Currency: Japanese yen (JPY, ¥). Japan’s economy is in trouble. Economic output is down and coronavirus COVID has prolonged a deep slump. Innovation is urgently needed, but requires different sets of capabilities, an Author: Benjamin Laker.

Definition: This entry briefly describes the type of economy, including the degree of market orientation, the level of economic development, the most important natural resources, and the unique areas of specialization.

It also characterizes major economic events and policy changes in the most recent 12 months and may include a statement about one or two key future macroeconomic trends.

Following three decades of unprecedented growth, Japan's economy experienced a major slowdown starting in the s, but the country remains an economic power. In MarchJapan's strongest-ever earthquake, and an accompanying tsunami, devastated the northeast part of Honshu island, killed thousands, and damaged several nuclear power plants.

TOKYO — Japan’s economy grew more strongly than expected in the second quarter, extending the longest streak of uninterrupted growth in 11 years, government data showed on Monday. Buy Japan's New Economy: Continuity and Change in the Twenty-First Century by Magnus Blomstrom (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Erich Pauer and a team of leading Japanese and German scholars discuss important aspects of the Japanese wartime economy, including: * ideological background.