Economic policy in postwar Japan
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Economic policy in postwar Japan growth versus economic democracy. by Kozo Yamamura

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Published by Univ. California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


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The initial postwar success of Japan's political economy has given way to periods of crisis and reform. This book follows this story up to the present day. Estevez-Abe shows how the current electoral system renders obsolete the old form of social by: Japan pursued a moderate policy toward China, relying chiefly on economic penetration and diplomacy to advance Japanese interests. Militarism and War The moderate stance regarding China as well as other foreign policies pursued by the government displeased more extreme militarist and nationalist elements developing in Japan, some of whom disliked capitalism and . @article{osti_, title = {Energy and economic policy in postwar Japan, }, author = {Hein, L.E.}, abstractNote = {This history of the three main Japanese energy industries - coal, electric power, and petroleum - explores the dynamics of economic development and policy in postwar Japan. The immediate postwar policy debate over economic . Phases of the Postwar Japanese Development. Phase I: Postwar Reconstruction and Catch-up Phase I of the economic development after WWII was from through the s. A common purpose shared by business, household and the government sectors was to catch up with North American and European industrial Size: 2MB.

Japan s postwar economy developed from the remnants of an industrial infrastructure that suffered widespread destruction during World War II. After the end of World War II, Japan's economy was in a shambles, and its international economic relations were . Japanese Industrial Policy: The Postwar Record and the Case of Supercomputers Japan is the world’s most successful practitioner of industrial policy. Japan’s industrial policies are largely, though not solely, responsible forits eco- nomic recovery from World War II and its increasing preeminence in high-technology industries. Other. 45 On this point, there is a debate over whether Japan did not have autonomy over its postwar defense policy or it actually chose to depend on the United States in defense in spite of having a high degree of control over its defense policy. For a view that supports postwar Japan having maintained its autonomy, see Mike M. Mochizuki, “U.S.-Japan Relations in the Asia-Pacific . In Japan’s postwar economy, several policy measures, including those mentioned above-, were available to promote economic activities, to modernize economic structure, and to stabilize macroeconomic fluctuations, but it was absolutely required to coordinate policy measures to avoid ESRI Research Note NoFile Size: 1MB.

The Japanese economy was once one of the most successful in the world. A small country scattered over four major islands with little arable land (less than 20 percent) and a mountainous terrain. Japan has to import much of its food and nearly all of its : John Marangos. economic policies pursued in the interwar period by Takahashi Korekiyo, who engineered Japan’s recovery from the depression in the early s, and is often thought of as the ‘Keynes’ of Japan. The paper traces the influence on.   Many Americans feared that the end of World War II and the subsequent drop in military spending might bring back the hard times of the Great Depression. But instead, pent-up consumer demand fueled exceptionally strong economic growth in the post-war period. The automobile industry successfully converted back to producing cars, and new industries such Author: Mike Moffatt. Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view. As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors describe an ongoing Reviews: 1.