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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. A Basket Currency for Asia

    Edited by Takatoshi Ito

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The failure of the dollar peg to prevent the Asian currency crisis of 1997 to 1998 has highlighted the importance of the exchange rate regime in Asia and provoked much discussion as to what the alternatives are in terms of exchange rate systems. Bringing together extensive research on Asian basket...

    Published May 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Intellectual Property and the New Global Japanese Economy

    By Ruth Taplin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Japanese economy is the second largest in the world and is becoming once more one of the most competitive. Despite the stagnation and deflation experienced during the 1990s, Japan has progressively become more aware of the need to be a global player, in particular under the radical...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Women and Labour Organizing in Asia

    Diversity, Autonomy and Activism

    Edited by Kaye Broadbent, Michele Ford

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book investigates the role of women and labour activism in Asia, demonstrating that women have been active in union and non union based campaigns throughout the region. Although focusing primarily on women, the contributions to this book address issues that affect all workers. Chapters on...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Fiscal Decentralization and Local Public Finance in Japan

    By Nobuki Mochida

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The intergovernmental fiscal issue is highly relevant given the worldwide movement toward more decentralized governance in both industrial and developing countries. Over the course of five decades Japan has developed a robust system of decentralized governance. This book investigates...

    Published June 25th 2008 by Routledge

  10. East Asian Regionalism

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is a region that holds much fascination for many people. It is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Such a development is...

    Published January 23rd 2008 by Routledge