Agricultural Growth and Japanese Economic Development / Edition 7

Agricultural Growth and Japanese Economic Development / Edition 7

by Michael Smitka
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815327110

ISBN-13: 9780815327110

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815327110
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Series:
Japanese Economic History 1600-1960 Series, #7
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Sources of Long-Term Productivity Growth1
Japanese Rice Policy in the Interwar Period: Some Consequences of Imperial Self Sufficiency27
Interwar Japanese Agriculture: Revisionist Views on the Impact of the Colonial Rice Policy and the Labor-Surplus Hypothesis53
"Feudal Remnants" and Tenant Power: The Case of Niigata, Japan, in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries89
Agricultural Research Organization in Economic Development: A Review of the Japanese Experience112
Technology Diffusion and Growth Phases139
Agricultural Stagnation in the 1920s, a Macroeconomic Perspective159
Structural Change and Policy Response in Japanese Agriculture After the Land Reform181
Development of Long-Term Agricultural Credit200
Effects of the Land Reform on Consumption and Investment of Farmers228
Mobilizing Slack Resources for Economic Development: The Summer-Fall Rearing Technology of Sericulture in Japan253
The Transformation of Rural Society, 1900-1950273
Acknowledgments339

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