Industrial development in postwar Japan

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Industrialization -- Japan, Manufacturing industries -- Japan, Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1945-1989, Japan -- Economic conditions --
StatementHirohisa Kohama.
SeriesRoutledge explorations in economic history
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LC ClassificationsHC462.9 .K5846 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23138830M
ISBN 139780415437073
LC Control Number2007009618

Structured into sub-sector by sub-sector analyses, this book provides a clear and accessible examination of industrial development, without over-generalizing or being weighed down by historical details.

Written by an authority in the area of development economics it explores the companies and the individuals that have pushed Japan's economy forwards. Structured into sub-sector by sub-sector analyses, this book provides a clear and accessible examination of industrial development, without over-generalizing or being weighed down by historical details.

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Structured into sub-sector by sub-sector analyses, this book provides a clear and accessible examination of industrial development, without over-generalizing or being weighed down by historical details.

This book addresses how Japan's post-war industrial development happened; the primary driver of such development; and, other factors important. It reviews the macroeconomic development of the economy and focuses on the development of the industrial sub-sectors that dominated the industrial scene.

Reviewing the macroeconomic development of the economy but focusing on the development of the industrial sub-sectors that dominated Japan’s industrial scene at various stages of development and structural changes that happened in the process of industrial development, this book is ideal reading for graduate students taking courses on economic Format: Paperback.

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Reviewing the macroeconomic development of the economy but focusing on the development of the industrial sub-sectors that dominated Japan's industrial scene at various stages of development and structural changes that happened in Industrial development in postwar Japan book process of industrial development, this book is ideal reading for graduate students taking courses on economic.

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One of the attractions of studying Japan’s post economic development is the abundance of quantitative data documenting Japan’s growth. Estimates of Japanese income and output by sector, capital stock and labor force extend back to the s, a.

The Japanese economic miracle is known as Japan's record period of economic growth between the post-World War II era to the end of the Cold the economic boom, Japan rapidly became the world's second largest economy (after the United States).By the s, Japan's demographics began stagnating and the workforce was no longer expanding as it did in the previous decades, despite per.

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Other. The industrial policy of Japan was a complicated system devised by the Japanese government after World War II and especially in the s and s. The goal was to promote industrial development by co-operating closely with private firms. The objective of industrial policy was to shift resources to specific industries in order to gain international competitive advantage for Japan.

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4 so that MITI and other government authortieis funded the required capital to industries of high Size: 1MB. implemented a number of industrial policies, i.e. micro-level policy interventions to firms, industries and markets.

In this article, after dividing the postwar history of the Japanese economy into three phases, I briefly describe the industrial policies implemented in each of these phases.

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Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view. As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors describe an ongoing historical process marked by unexpected changes, such as Japan's extraordinary Reviews: 1.

For empirical material, it uses the experience of Japan in the fifteen years after World War II, from the period of postwar recovery to the onset of “High-Speed Growth” in the second half of the s.

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Economic Growth of Postwar Japan 5 Where this high rate of growth comes from, and what the prospects are will be discussed in the later half of this article. Before that, the main characteristics of the growth in the various sectors of the economy, that. Chapter 6, on the development and use of power technology in mod-ernizing Japan, is a translation of a Japanese article originally published as a chapter in The History of Industrial Technology, a survey book on the history of industrial technology in Japan.

The book, edited by the historians of technology Tetsuro Nakaoka, Jun Suzuki, and others. Nearly all the political-economic factors underlying Japan's industrial and technological ascendancy in the postwar period were in place when the war began, most notably: (1) government policies (often shaped by industry) that encouraged innovation through procurement, support for technology development, creation of a favorable environment for.

Immediately after the war, Japan began rebuilding its shattered economic base amid widespread skepticism about its ability to recover. Edwin O. Reischauer, a member of the U.S.

Occupation Administration and later Ambassador to Japan, echoed the sentiments of both nations when he observed that postwar Japan's economy “may be fundamentally so unsound that no policies can save her.

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The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view.

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As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors describe an ongoing historical process marked by unexpected changes, such as Japan's extraordinary.The initial postwar success of Japan's political economy has given way to periods of crisis and reform.

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