Japanese Phoenix: The Long Road to Economic Revival 0765610736, 9780765610737

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Japanese Phoenix: The Long Road to Economic Revival
 0765610736, 9780765610737

Table of contents :
Cover
Half Title
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
List of Tables and Figures
Technical Notes
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The Long and Bumpy Road to Revival
Part One: A Tale of Two Problems: Supply and Demand
2. The Incredible Shrinking Japan
3. Overcoming the Dual Economy: Backward Sectors Are the Key to Japan's Revival
4. Overcoming Anorexia: The Labors of Sisyphus
5. The Banking Crisis: Dead Firms Walking
Part Two: Macroeconomic Policy Debates
6. Fiscal Dilemmas
7. Monetary Magic Bullets Are Blanks
8. Japan Cannot Export Its Way Out
Part Three: Globalization: A Progress Report
9. Globalization: The Linchpin of Reform
10. Imports: Too Many Captives, Not Enough Competitors
11. Foreign Direct Investment: A Sea Change
12. Financial Integration: The Iceberg Cracks
Part Four: Structural Reform: A Progress Report
13. What Is Structural Reform?
14. Financial Reform: "Big Bang" Versus Financial Socialism
15. Corporate Reform: No Competitiveness Without More Competition
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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