Japan's Turn: The Interchange in Economic Leadership

Japan's Turn: The Interchange in Economic Leadership

by Panos Mourdoukoutas
     
 

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With a lead in microelectronics applications and flexible institutions, Japan, rather than Europe, is to succeed the United States' economic leadership in the post-Soviet era. This book is an inquiry into the transition economics of this era and the differences between the American and Japanese economic problems. Contents: Introduction; PART I. Economic…  See more details below

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With a lead in microelectronics applications and flexible institutions, Japan, rather than Europe, is to succeed the United States' economic leadership in the post-Soviet era. This book is an inquiry into the transition economics of this era and the differences between the American and Japanese economic problems. Contents: Introduction; PART I. Economic Performance, Resources and Institutions; The Japanese Economy and Government: An Overview; The Japanese Corporation and Industry; Employment Relations; Assimilation of New Technology: Labor Adjustment; PART II. Economic Relations with the U.S. and the Pacific; The Anatomy of the Japanese Trade Surplus; Japanese Direct Investment in the U.S.; Japan and the Region; Japan in the 21st Century: An Unusual Leadership. Tables and graphs with each chapter.

Author Biography: Panos Mourdoukoutas is Associate Professor of Economics at Long Island University.

Editorial Reviews

The Daily Yomiuri
[The author] presents us with an extensive overview of Japan's economic and technological strengths. He does a good job of bringing together many Japanese and non-Japanese sources to support his thesis that Japan will become the world's dominant economic power.
— Carlos Fortin, UNCTAD
Journal Of Asian Business
this volume provides a good brief overview of the Japanese economy and government policies. In addition, the author provides insight into the Japanese corporation, industry and employment relations.
— Carlos Fortin, UNCTAD
Carlos Fortin
this volume provides a good brief overview of the Japanese economy and government policies. In addition, the author provides insight into the Japanese corporation, industry and employment relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819190369
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
04/30/1993
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.74(d)

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Panos Mourdoukoutas is Associate Professor of Economics at Long Island University.

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