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  1. Institutional Change in Japan

    Edited by Magnus Blomström, Sumner La Croix

    Series: European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

    This is a new analysis of recent changes in important Japanese institutions. It addresses the origin, development, and recent adaptation of core institutions, including financial institutions, corporate governance, lifetime employment, and the amakudari system. After four decades of rapid...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan

    Response and Recovery after Japan's 3/11

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan plunged the country into a state of crisis. As the nation struggled to recover from a record breaking magnitude 9 earthquake and a tsunami that was as high as thirty-eight meters in some places, news trickled out that Fukushima had experienced...

    Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Japan’s Politics and Economy

    Perspectives on change

    Edited by Marie Söderberg, Patricia A Nelson

    Series: European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

    For some time Japan has been under fire for adjusting too slowly to new realities. While this criticism may be valid on some levels, Japan has been transforming in tandem with both regional and global forces. However, these changes have been largely overshadowed by the immense changes in Asia;...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Asian Regionalism and Japan

    The Politics of Membership in Regional Diplomatic, Financial and Trade Groups

    By Shintaro Hamanaka

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book explores the essential nature of regionalism by conducting a comprehensive analysis of more than 30 regionalist proposals made by Japan and other Asian countries throughout the post-war period. Shintaro Hamanaka examines the whole post war period and covers all regionalist...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Changes in Japanese Employment Practices

    Beyond the Japanese Model

    By Arjan Keizer

    Series: Routledge International Business in Asia

    Japan’s employment practices were long considered a cornerstone to its economic success. However, the reversal in economic performance during the 1990s altered the positive perception and inspired major adaptations like the rise in performance-related pay (‘seikashugi’) and non-regular employment....

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Accelerating Japan's Economic Growth

    Resolving Japan's Growth Controversy

    By F. Gerard Adams, Lawrence R. Klein, Kumasaka Yuzo, Shinozaki Akihiko

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Japanese economy is beginning to show signs of recovery after years of stagnation/deflation, but many Japanese policymakers warn that this economic growth may be sluggish: slower than in the United States and certainly slower than in other East Asian countries. Japan faces significant economic...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry

    Its Evolution and Current Challenges

    By Maki Umemura

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book explores why Japan, despite being a world leader in many high technology industries such as automobiles and consumer electronics, is only a minor player in the global pharmaceutical industry. Japan provides a huge market for pharmaceuticals as the second largest consumer of prescription...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Transforming Corporate Governance in East Asia

    Edited by Curtis Milhaupt, Kon-Sik Kim, Hideki Kanda

    Over the past ten years, the corporate governance environment in East Asia has undergone a significant transformation. The Asian Financial crisis, together with Japan’s long economic malaise, undermined confidence in the corporate structures, governance practices, and regulatory oversight of firms...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Culture and Economic Explanation

    Economics in the US and Japan

    By Donald W. Katzner

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    There is a common view among many economists that one model is capable of explaining a specific type of behaviour in all cultural environments. It is only necessary to make appropriate adjustments to bring the model in line with prevailing cultural conditions. This book argues that such an approach...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Laggards and Leaders in Labour Market Reform

    Comparing Japan and Australia

    Edited by Jenny Corbett, Anne Daly, Hisakazu Matsushige, Dehne Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    A flexible labour market is widely regarded as a key factor in encouraging economic growth and prosperity. In recent years some economies have successfully reformed their labour markets, making part-time and flexible hours easier, limiting the restrictive practices of trade unions, encouraging...

    Published August 4th 2009 by Routledge