MITI and the Japanese Miracle: The Growth of Industrial Policy, 1925-1975

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Stanford University Press, 1982 - 393 pages
Japan is the world's richest country in terms of per capita income. Even during a recession the country is in the black. Japan's school system produces a blue-collar work force possessing skills that come only with a college degree in most Western countries. Its pension and health delivery systems are efficient and relatively inexpensive, and its unemployment rate half that of the United States and Germany.

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Particuilarly of interest for its argument that fascist-influenced bureaucrats survived the war and had significant impact on the postwar economic development of Japan Read full review

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Chalmers Johnson, president of the Japan Policy Research Institute & professor emeritus at the University of California, San Diego, has written numerous books on Japan & Asia including his classic "Miti & the Japanese Miracle" & "Japan: Who Governs?" He lives near San Diego.

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