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Business, Management & the Economy in East Asia

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Economy in Japan

Alexander, Arthur J. In the shadow of the miracle: the Japanese economy since the end of high-speed growth. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, c2002.
LC Call Number: HC462.9 .A675 2002
LC Catalog Record: 2002110169
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Beeman, Michael L. Public policy and economic competition in Japan: change and continuity in antimonopoly policy, 1973-199. London; New York: Routledge, 2002.
LC Call Number: HC462.9 .B38 2002
LC Catalog Record: 2001051062

Viewed historically as the lapdog of business, bureaucratic and political interests, Japan's Fair Trade Commission has had mixed success in promoting its agenda for stronger antimonopoly policy since the early 1970s.

Citrin, Daniel A. and Alessandro Zanello, eds. Japan's economic revival: policy challenges in a globalized world Basingstoke [England]; New York: Palgrave Macmillan/International Monetary Fund, 2008.
LC Call Number: HC462.95 .J36876 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2008021569
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Dekle, Robert. Understanding Japanese saving: does population aging matter? London; New York:Routledge, 2005.
LC Call Number: HC465.S3 D45 2005
LC Catalog Record: 2004050220
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Itoh, Hiroshi, ed. The impact of globalization on Japan's public policy: how the government is reshaping Japan's role in the world. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2008.
LC Call Number: JZ1745 .I47 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2008027995
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Katzner, Donald W. Culture and economic explanation: economics in the US and Japan London; New York: Routledge, 2008.
LC Call Number: HB126.J2 K377 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2007033806
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Miller, Edward S. Bankrupting the enemy: the U.S. financial siege of Japan before Pearl Harbor. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, c2007.
LC Call Number: HF1602.15.U6 M55 2007
LC Catalog Record: 2007016455
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Penelope, Franck. Rural economic development in Japan: from the nineteenth century to the Pacific War. London; New York: Routledge, 2006.
LC Call Number: HD2092 .F63 2006
LC Catalog Record: 2005004671
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Rixtel, Adrian van. Informality and monetary policy in Japan: the political economy of bank performance. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
LC Call Number: HG1275 .R59 2002
LC Catalog Record: 2002073444
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Shibuya, Hiroshi, Makoto Maruyama, and Masamitsu Yasaka, eds. Japanese economy and society under Pax-Americana [Tokyo]: University of Tokyo Press, c2002.
LC Call Number: HC462.9 .J3289 2002
LC Catalog Record: 2002428987
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Shimizu, Kaito and Shouta Ishii, eds. Japan: economic, political and social issues New York: Nova Science Publishers, c2008.
LC Call Number: HC462.95 .J3555 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2008014840

This book elaborates leading-edge economic, political and social issues about Japan. Japan has the world's tenth largest population, with about 128 million people.

Tachibanaki, Toshiaki. Confronting income inequality in Japan: a comparative analysis of causes, consequences, and reform. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, c2005.
LC Call Number: HC465.I5 T3 2005
LC Catalog Record: 2005050462
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Taplin, Ruth. Intellectual property and the new global Japanese economy. London; New York: Routledge, 2009.
LC Call Number: KNX1155 .T366 2009
LC Catalog Record: 2008040873
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Business & Management Trends

Ando, Ken-ichi. Japanese multinationals in Europe: a comparison of the automobile and pharmaceutical industries. Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA: Elgar, c2005.
LC Call Number: HD2907 .A657 2005
LC Catalog Record: 2004051120
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Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Laws & regulations on setting up business in Japan. Tokyo: Invest Japan Department, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). c2006.
LC Call Number: KNX1040 .S4813 2006
LC Catalog Record: 2007554307

Nakamura, Masao, ed. The Japanese business and economic system: history and prospects for the 21st century Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2000.
LC Call Number: HC462.9 .J3278 2000
LC Catalog Record: 00062600
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Ozawa, Terutomo. Institutions, industrial upgrading, and economic performance in Japan: the "flying-geese" paradigm of catch-up growth Cheltenham, U.K.; Northhampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar Pub., c2005.
LC Call Number: HC462.9 .O947 2005
LC Catalog Record: 2005046158

This book presents quite a few interesting concepts that may be useful in further theorizing the flying-geese process of structural transformation and formulating some empirical tests.

Business & Culture

De Mente, Boye. Lafayette. Business guide to Japan : a quick guide to opening doors & closing deals.Tokyo ; Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., c2006.
LC Call Number: HF5389 .D39 2006
LC Catalog Record: 2006924487
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Hodgson, James Day, Yoshihiro Sano, and John L. Graham. Doing business with the new Japan : succeeding in America's richest international market. 2nd ed. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2008.
LC Call Number: HD58.6 .H63 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2007028438
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Nishiyama, Kazuo. Doing business with Japan: successful strategies for intercultural communication. Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2000.
LC Call Number: HF5389.3.J3 N57 2000
LC Catalog Record: 99030350

Shinomiya, Sue and Brian Szepkouski. Business passport to Japan. Rev. and updated ed. Berkeley, Calif. : Stone Bridge Press, c2008.
LC Call Number: HF5389.3.J3 S55 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2007037544
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Internet Resources

Bank of Japan External Link

Doing business in Japan. The World Bank. External Link

E-stat: Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan External Link

Japan Economic Institute (JEI) External Link

JETRO: Japan External Trade Organization External Link

Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) External Link

Peterson Institute for International Economics External Link
To limit search to publications on Japan select Japan from the Select Topic drop down list.

Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission External Link

LC Catalog Searches

Antitrust law--Economic aspects--Japan
Globalization--Economic aspects--Japan
Income distribution--Japan
Japan--Economic policy
Japan--Economic conditions
Japan--Foreign economic relations--United States
Saving and investment--Japan
United States--Foreign economic relations--Japan

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