Economic and Policy Lessons from Japan to Developing Countries

Hardcover | December 15, 2011

EditorToshihisa Toyoda, Hiroshi Kan Sato, Jun Nishikawa

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Written by fifteen leading academics from the Japan Society for International Development (JASID), this book undertakes a review of Japan's economic developmentover the last 150 years,and seeks to clarify Japanese priorities in domestic and foreign policy for the coming decades.

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Written by fifteen leading academics from the Japan Society for International Development (JASID), this book undertakes a review of Japan's economic developmentover the last 150 years,and seeks to clarify Japanese priorities in domestic and foreign policy for the coming decades.

TOSHIHISA TOYODA is Professor of Economics at Hiroshima Shudo University, Japan, and Professor Emeritus at Kobe University, Japan.From 2005-2008 he held the position ofPresident of the Japan Society for International Development (JASID).JUN NISHIKAWA is Professor Emeritus at Waseda University, Japan, andhas been President of the Japan...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 9.67 × 5.67 × 1.01 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230302068

ISBN - 13:9780230302068

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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE POST-WAR PERIOD
Macroeconomic Policy with Particular Reference to Rapid Economic Growth
Industrial and Trade Policy
Land and Public Infrastructure Management
Resource Policy and Domestic Origins of Foreign Aid
Income Distribution and the Standard of Living
PART II: HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
The Japanese Experience and Endogenous Development
Rural Development: the Role of Rural Livelihood Improvement
Educational Development Experience
Public Health Policies and Health Services
PART III: GLOBALIZATION AND ITS INFLUENCE ON DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION
Opening of the Economy and Structural Reforms
Integration of Global Concerns into ODA
The Evolution of Environmental Policy
Disaster Management and Policy
PART IV: NEW CONCERNS, NEW STAKEHOLDERS
Human Security and Peace-Building Paradigm
NGO Experiences