Industrial Development in Postwar Japan (Routledge Explorations in Economic History) (by Hirohisa Kohama)


Author(s): Hirohisa Kohama

Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2007-11-28
ISBN-10: 0415437075
ISBN-13: 9780415437073
Language: English
Description:
Structured into sub-sector by sub-sector analyses, this book
provides a clear and accessible examination of industrial
development, without over-generalizing or being weighed down by
historical details. Written by an authority in the area of
development economics it explores the companies and the
individuals that have pushed Japan's economy forwards.
Kohama situates the ‘miraculous growth’ of the Japanese economy
in the 1960s in the trade liberalization policy of 1960 and the
income doubling plan that commenced in 1961, yet also analyzes
the pre-war structures that were in place to facilitate such a
'miracle.' Combining… more…

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