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

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  • The book examines policies carried out by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry after the high-economic growth period, from 1980 to 2000
  • The book presents an in-depth analysis and evaluation of MITI’s industrial policy based on official records and exhaustive interviews
  • This book depicts the challenges for Japanese government officials after high economic growth period
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This open access 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. 

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)
  • Introduction: Overview

    Pages 1-16

  • Japan’s Industrial Structure: Forced to Change (1973–1982)

    Pages 17-99

  • The Global Responsibilities of an Economic Superpower (1981–1992)

    Pages 101-201

  • Long-Term Depression and Economic Structural Reform (1991–2000)

    Pages 203-308

  • Conclusion: The Emergence of a Twenty-First-Century Policy on the Economy and Industry

    Pages 309-320

Buy this book

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  • ISBN 978-981-15-1987-1
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  • ISBN 978-981-15-1986-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dynamics of Japan’s Trade and Industrial Policy in the Post Rapid Growth Era (1980–2000)
Authors
Series Title
Economics, Law, and Institutions in Asia Pacific
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-1987-1
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-1987-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-1986-4
Series ISSN
2199-8620
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 322
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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