A History of Japanese Trade and Industry Policy: Hist Of Japanese Trade & Indus

Hardcover | October 1, 2000

byMikio SumiyaEditorMikio Sumiya

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Despite the destruction of its social and economic infrastructure during the Second World War, Japan's subsequent remarkable recovery and growth propelled it rapidly into the ranks of the developed nations. In order to trace this post-war transformation formally, the Japanese Ministry ofInternational Trade and Industry (MITI) convened a committee of independent academics to compile a seventeen-volume History of Japanese Trade and Industry Policy, of which this volume acts as a summary. Translated for the first time into English, it examines the planning, drafting, andimplementation of various policies adopted by MITI against their economic and industrial background in the period from 1945 to 1979. It provides an objective overview and analysis of the development of international trade and industry policy that will be of interest to economists, politicalscientists, policy-makers, and public administration lawyers alike.

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Despite the destruction of its social and economic infrastructure during the Second World War, Japan's subsequent remarkable recovery and growth propelled it rapidly into the ranks of the developed nations. In order to trace this post-war transformation formally, the Japanese Ministry ofInternational Trade and Industry (MITI) convened ...

Mikio Sumiya is Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo. He is Director of Section One of the Japan Academy.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.54 inPublished:October 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198292511

ISBN - 13:9780198292517

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Table of Contents

Part I. IntroductionPart II. The Reorganization of the Japanese EconomyPart III. Attainment of Economic Self-SupportPart IV. High-Level Growth and the Development of the Open EconomyPart V. Changes in the International Economy and Knowledge-Intensive Industry