The Structure of the Japanese Economy

Changes on the Domestic and International Fronts

  • MitsuakiĀ Okabe

Part of the Studies in the Modern Japanese Economy book series (SMJE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. The Japanese Economy in Transition: Introduction and Overview

  3. The Japanese Firm and the Labour Market

  4. Consumption, Saving, Investment and Growth

  5. The Financial Markets, Monetary Policy and the Policy Institutions

  6. International Economic Relations

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 459-470

About this book


This book illuminates the characteristics of the Japanese economy comprehensively and analyses how and why they have been changing. The contributors to this fifteen-paper volume are internationally-known and leading researchers of the Japanese economy. Following the overview chapter, the book covers such areas as the Japanese firm, the labour market, consumption and saving patterns, financial markets, macroeconomic policies and international economic relations.


consumer East Asia economic growth financial markets growth International Economic Relations Japan labor market macroeconomics mobility monetary policy

Editors and affiliations

  • MitsuakiĀ Okabe
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Policy ManagementKeio UniversityJapan

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