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  • Global Politico-Economic Crises

    The Pragmatic Approach

    By Keiichiro Komatsu

    The 1997 Asian Crisis and 9/11 were turning points for the world economy. The two events reminded the Western World of the dynamic impacts of globalisation and the increased uncertainty the world was facing. This book examines the threats to the world economy arising in the wake of the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The History of Japanese Economic Development

    Origins of Private Dynamism and Policy Competence

    By Kenichi Ohno

    This is an easy-to-read book that explains how and why Japan industrialized rapidly. It traces historical development from the feudal Edo period to high income and technology in the current period. Catch-up industrialization is analyzed from a broad perspective including social, economic and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Japan's International Fisheries Policy

    Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security

    By Roger D. Smith

    Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that possesses few resources and little arable land, and sustain a population that has nearly…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Thomas French

    The Occupation era (1945-1952) witnessed major change in Japan and the beginnings of its growth from of the ashes of defeat towards its status as a developmental model for much of the world. The period arguably saw the sowing of the seeds of the post-war flowering of what some term the ‘postwar…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Sustaining Development and Growth in East Asia

    Edited by Timo Henckel

    For several decades, fast-growing East Asia has been the envy of the developing world. Not only has East Asia outperformed all other regions of the world, but it also recovered surprisingly swiftly from the 1997–98 Asian financial crisis and the 2008–09 global financial crisis. Nevertheless,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Labour Market Deregulation in Japan and Italy

    Worker Protection under Neoliberal Globalisation

    By Hiroaki Richard Watanabe

    Japan and Italy encountered severe economic problems in the early 1990s, and the governments had to deal with those issues effectively under the increasing neoliberal pressures of globalisation. In this context, labour market deregulation was considered an effective tool to cope with those economic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • East Asian Development Model

    Twenty-first century perspectives

    Edited by Shiping Hua, Ruihua Hu

    Given the impressive growth in East Asia after World War II, initially led by Japan, the region's development models have been scrutinized since the 1980s. The shared Confucian cultural heritage, strong government guidance, and export led economies were often cited as contributors to the impressive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Ricardo and International Trade

    Edited by Shigeyoshi Senga, Masatomi Fujimoto, Taichi Tabuchi

    David Ricardo’s theories have been widely studied and discussed, including the prominent theory on comparative advantage. Ricardo and International Trade looks at the ongoing renaissance of the Ricardian international trade theory. The book’s interpretation brings fresh insights into and new…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Asian Financial Integration

    Impacts of the Global Crisis and Options for Regional Policies

    Edited by Yiping Huang, Shiro Armstrong

    In the wake of the global financial crisis, Asia is leading the global recovery with strong economic growth. However, this book argues that, in the coming years, the region will need to play a much more active role in shaping the future global financial system and, in turn, suggests policy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • Japan's Aid

    Lessons for economic growth, development and political economy

    By Edward M Feasel

    In the twentieth century Japan emerged as one of the world’s leading economic powers: rising from wartime destruction to a leading economic engine in world markets. Japan’s economic aid policy, beginning with war reparations following its defeat in World War II, became a vehicle to help achieve…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

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