Dynamics of Japan's Trade and Industrial Policy in the Post Rapid Growth Era (1980–2000)

by Committee on the History of Japan's Trade and Industry Policy RIETI

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Book Description

This open book provides an in-depth examination of Japan's policy responses to the economic challenges of the 1980s and '90s. While MITI's earlier role in promoting rapid growth has been addressed in other studies, this volume, based on official records and exhaustive interviews, is the first to examine the aftermath of rapid growth and the evolution of MITI's interpretation of the economy's changing needs. Covering such topics as the oil shocks, trade conflict with the United States, and the rise and collapse of the so-called bubble economy, it presents a detailed analysis and evaluation of how these challenges were interpreted by government officials, the kinds of policies that were enacted, the extent to which policy aims were realized, and lessons for the longer term. This book is recommended especially to officials of countries concerned about the challenges that follow on high economic growth and to readers interested in Japan’s contemporary economic history.

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Book Details

Subject
Economics and Finance
Publisher
Springer
Published
2020
Pages
331
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9789811519864
ISBN10
9811519862
ISBN13 Digital
9789811519871
ISBN10 Digital
9811519870
PDF Size
5.1 MB
License
CC BY-NC-ND

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