The History of Japanese Economic Development: Origins of Private Dynamism and Policy Competence

The History of Japanese Economic Development: Origins of Private Dynamism and Policy Competence

by Kenichi Ohno

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ISBN-13: 9781138215429
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/26/2017
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kenichi Ohno is Professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo. He was born in Kobe, Japan and holds a PhD in Economics from Stanford University, California. He worked at the International Monetary Fund and taught at the University of Tsukuba and Saitama University before assuming his current position.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1 An Overview: Evolutionary History and Translative Adaptation

2 The Edo Society: Preparing Conditions for Industrialization

3 Transition from Edo to Meiji

4 Importing and Absorbing Technology

5 Development of Key Industries

6 Budget, Finance and the Macroeconomy of Meiji

7 World War I and the 1920s

8 The Banking Crisis of 1927

9 The 1930s and the War Economy

10 Postwar Recovery 1945-49

11 The High Growth Era

12 Economic Maturity and Slowdown

13 The Asset Bubble and Prolonged Recession

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