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  • 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 – 2015-09-08 
    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

  • The Evolution of the Japanese Developmental State

    Institutions locked in by ideas

    By Hironori Sasada

    The Japanese economy underwent a fundamental transition from a liberal economy to a developmental state system during World War II, and despite efforts by the American occupation forces to dismantle them after 1945, these elements of the wartime economic system remained in place. Through an…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Economy-Security Nexus in Northeast Asia

    Edited by T.J. Pempel

    The dynamics of Northeast Asia have traditionally been considered primarily in military and hard security terms or alternatively along their economic dimensions. This book argues that relations among the states of Northeast Asia are far more comprehensible when the mutually shaping interactions…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-11-19
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Japan: The Basics

    By Christopher P. Hood

    Japan: The Basics, is an engaging introduction to the culture, society and the global positioning of Japan. Taking a fresh look at stereotypes associated with Japan, it provides a well-rounded introduction to a constantly evolving country. It addresses such questions as: • How do we go about…

    Paperback – 2014-11-18
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • East Asia's Demand for Energy, Minerals and Food

    The International Politics of Resources

    Edited by Kate Barclay, Graeme Smith

    China Japan and South Korea’s international relations are shaped by the fact that all three countries are significant importers of resources. This book brings together work on specific aspects of the politics of resources for each of these countries, regionally and internationally. There are some…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge

  • Japan's 'Lost Decade'

    Causes, Legacies and Issues of Transformative Change

    Edited by W. Miles Fletcher III, Peter W. von Staden

    Understanding the 'lost decade' of the 1990s is central to explaining Japan today. Following a period of record high growth, the chronic downturn after 1990 raised fundamental questions about the course of the world's third largest economy. This crisis also presented Japan with the opportunity for…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

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