During the rapid growth period of the Japanese economy, from the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s, the economic system that became entrenched in Japan -- the so-called Japanese-style capitalism -- was based on the government-business-bureaucracy triad. Although its distinct features survived the subsequent two decades of slow growth, there are many indications that the Japanese economy is once again struggling to transform itself. These translations from the Japanese economic literature expertly address this transformation.

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Part I. The Japanese Economy in Transition

chapter 1|80 pages

Japan at a Crossroads

chapter 2|10 pages

The Japanese Economy in the 1990s

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Part II. The Economic System

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Part III. The Business System

chapter 4|21 pages

Japan’s Corporate Capitalism in Peril

chapter 5|35 pages

The Keiretsu Issue: A Theoretical Approach

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Part V. The Financial System

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Part VI. The International System

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Part VII. The Government System