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  • East Asian Regionalism

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Fully updated and revised throughout, this new edition explores the various ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • The Development of Economics in Japan

    From the Inter-war Period to the 2000s

    Edited by Toichiro Asada

    This book covers the development of economics in Japan from the inter-war period to the 2000s focusing on the international theoretical contributions of Japanese economists. The first focal point is the international contributions of Japanese economists before and after World War II. The second…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • State Building and Development

    Edited by Keijiro Otsuka, Takashi Shiraishi

    Why does a huge income gap still exist between developed and developing countries? Plausible causes on the surface may be the difference in technology, the quality of human resources, and economic institutions, but on the deeper level the gap reflects the success and failure of state…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge

  • The Great Transformation of Japanese Capitalism

    Edited by Sébastien Lechevalier

    In the 1980s the performance of Japan’s economy was an international success story, and led many economists to suggest that the 1990s would be a Japanese decade. Today, however, the dominant view is that Japan is inescapably on a downward slope. Rather than focusing on the evolution of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Fiscal Decentralization and Local Public Finance in Japan

    By Nobuki Mochida

    The intergovernmental fiscal issue is highly relevant given the worldwide movement toward more decentralized governance in both industrial and developing countries.  Over the course of five decades Japan has developed a robust system of decentralized governance.  This book investigates…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Ricardo and the Japanese Economic Thought

    Selection of Ricardo studies in Japan during the interwar period

    Edited by Susumu Takenaga

    David Ricardo’s theories were introduced in fragments in Japan after the Meiji restoration of 1868 and his work came into prominence late in comparison to other major thinkers figuring in the history of economic thought. The book seeks to analyse the studies in Japan from the year 1920 to the end…

    Hardback – 2016-02-02
    Routledge
    The Routledge History of Economic Thought

  • Japan's Response to Crisis and Change in the World Economy

    Edited by Michèle Schmiegelow

    Originally published in 1986, after a period of global changes and financial crisis in the majority of industrialised countries, this book explores how Japan’s economy seemed to maintain its success. This study provides an overview of the Japanese case and the main schools of thought that arose…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Allied Occupation and Japan's Economic Miracle

    Building the Foundations of Japanese Science and Technology 1945-52

    By Bowen C. Dees

    There is virtually nothing - until the arrival of this study - addressing the significance of the enormous contributions in science and technology towards the realization of Japan's 'economic miracle' during the occupation period. Describes the Scientific and Technical Division of McArthur's GHQ.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Japan Library

  • The Origin of the Prolonged Economic Stagnation in Contemporary Japan

    The factitious deflation and meltdown of the Japanese firm as an entity

    By Masayuki Otaki

    The deflationary Japanese economy is a spurious observation and a precarious political propaganda, which tacitly connects with the fanatic diagnosis urging an inflation-prompting macroeconomic policy. This book provides an overview of the prolonged stagnation of the current Japanese economy. It…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge

  • Environmental Subsidies to Consumers

    How did they work in the Japanese market?

    Edited by Shigeru Matsumoto

    A typical consumer underestimates the benefits of future energy savings and underinvests in energy efficiency, relative to a description of the socially optimal level of energy efficiency. To alleviate this energy-efficiency gap problem, various programs have been implemented. In recent years, many…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge

  • Japanese Economic Development

    Theory and practice, 3rd Edition

    By Penny Francks

    This fully revised and updated third edition of Japanese Economic Development looks at Japan's economic history from the nineteenth century through to World War II, recasting analysis of Japan’s economic past in the light fresh theoretical perspectives in the study of economic history and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-15
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Examining Japan's Lost Decades

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Barak Kushner

    This book examines five features of Japan’s ‘Lost Decades’: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan’s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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