Economic and Policy Lessons from Japan to Developing Countries

Economic and Policy Lessons from Japan to Developing Countries

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Written by fifteen leading academics from the Japan Society for International Development (JASID), this book undertakes a review of Japan's economic development over the last 150 years, and seeks to clarify Japanese priorities in domestic and foreign policy for the coming decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349337491
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: IDE-JETRO Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

ATSUKO AOYAMA Professor at Nagoya University, Japan KAORU HAYASHI Professor at Bunkyo University, Japan HIDEFUMI IMURA Professor at Yokohama City University, Japan KAZUO KURODA Professor at Waseda University, Japan MASAMI MIZUNO Professor at Nihon University, Japan HIROKI NOGAMI Senior Researcher at the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan HIROSHI OSADA Professor at Nagoya University, Japan JIN SATO Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo, Japan YASUNOBU SATO Professor at the University of Tokyo, Japan YASUHIOR SHIGETA Professor at Ibaraki University, Japan YASUTAMI SHIMOMURA Professor Emeritus at Hosei University, Japan TSUNEAKI YOSHIDA Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo, Japan

Table of Contents

Introduction  PART I: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE POST-WAR PERIOD Macroeconomic Policy with Particular Reference to Rapid Economic Growth Industrial and Trade Policy Land and Public Infrastructure Management Resource Policy and Domestic Origins of Foreign Aid Income Distribution and the Standard of Living PART II: HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT The Japanese Experience and Endogenous Development Rural Development: the Role of Rural Livelihood Improvement Educational Development Experience Public Health Policies and Health Services PART III: GLOBALIZATION AND ITS INFLUENCE ON DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION Opening of the Economy and Structural Reforms Integration of Global Concerns into ODA The Evolution of Environmental Policy Disaster Management and Policy PART IV: NEW CONCERNS, NEW STAKEHOLDERS Human Security and Peace-Building Paradigm NGO Experiences

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