This volume analyzes Japan’s industrial organization both from a historical perspective and by looking in details at specific industries such as iron, steel and the automotive industry. Big business, business groups and industrial policy are also discussed. The volume also provides a survey of the literature in Japanese which will help the reader in search of original sources.
1. ‘Monopoly Capital’ and Income Redistributioin Policy Ryutaro Komiya 2. The Dual Structure of the Japanese Economy and its Growth Pattern Ken’ichi Miyazawa 3. Excessive Competition and the Formation of Keiretsu Yoshikazu Miyazaki 4. Japan’s Industrial Organization Ken’ichi Imai 5. The Automobile Industry of Japan Hiroya Ueno and Hiromichi Muto 6. Iron and Steel Ken’ichi Imai 7. The Establishment of the Big Business System Tadao Kiyonari and Hideichiro Nakamura 8. The Japanese-type Structure of Big Business Yoshikazu Miyazaki 9. The Measurement of Interfirm Relationships Yusaki Futatsugi 10. The Conception and Evaluation of Japanese Industrial Policy Hiroya Ueno 11. Industry Studies of Japan: A Survey. Toshimasa Tsuruta 12. Japanese Studies of Industrial Organization Kazunori Echigo