Japanese Economic Policy Reconsidered (In Association with Centre for Japanese economic studies, MacQuarie University)

Japanese Economic Policy Reconsidered (In Association with Centre for Japanese economic studies, MacQuarie University)

By: Craig Freedman (editor)Hardback

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The rise and relative decline of the Japanese economy has been an important feature of the world economy since the late 1980s. This book re-evaluates commonly held perceptions in the West and in Japan about the strength of the Japanese economy, shedding new light on Japan's current economic situation and prescribing policies to restructure the domestic economy in order to achieve growth objectives.

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Contents

Introduction: the end of economic miracles, Craig Freedman. Part 1 Main issues facing Japan's economy: the Japanese economy at a historical crossroad, Yoshio Suzuki; structural reforms proposed in the Japanese government's mid-term economic plan, Takafumi Kaneko; theoretical approaches to the Japan-America security alliance, Daniel Okimoto. Part 2 Foreign trade and investment: Japan and the 1994 Economic Report of the President, Gary Saxonhouse; foreign direct investment in Japan - empirical analyses of interactions between FDI inflows and trade, Masahiro Kawai and Shujiro Urata; Japanese direct foreign investment - the role of technology and Keiretsu, Colin McKenzie. Part 3 The financial sector: monetary policy in Japan, Germany and the United States - does one size fit all?, Menzie Chinn and Michael Dooley; prudential policy in Japan, Akio Kuroda; asset prices and consumption - the risk premium puzzle in Japan, Kazumasa Iwata.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/07/1998
  • ISBN13: 9781858988436
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781858988436
  • weight: 774
  • ISBN10: 1858988438

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