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Ordinary economies in Japan

Tetsuo Najita

Ordinary economies in Japan

a historical perspective, 1750-1950

by Tetsuo Najita

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan -- Economic conditions -- To 1868,
  • Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1868-1918,
  • Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTetsuo Najita.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC462.6 .N285 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22695998M
    ISBN 109780520260382
    LC Control Number2008050468

    This is a mistake, the two articles have different scopes and topics: a planned economy refers to a non-market economic system based on economic planning, referring to hypothetical socialist economies and the actually-existing Soviet-type planned economies; economic planning focus on specific planning processes used in planned, market and mixed. The United States occupied Japan for seven years immediately after World War II and General Douglas MacArthur reformed Japan’s economic structure to be self-sufficient. Establishing democracy and pluralism was the main purpose of the occupation, however, in later years the U.S began to change tack and stressed the need for economic recovery. Japan is living in the shadow of its economic miracle. Its stagnation and decline relative to other advanced economies since the early s is a consequence of business and government difficulty in breaking away from once-successful practices. The Japanese postwar.


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