Business Groups and the Big Push: Meiji Japan's Mass Privatization and Subsequent Growth
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We are grateful for helpful comments and suggestions from participants in the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics 2006 conference in Trier, Germany, from Caroline Fohlin, Juro Teranishi, Yupana Wiwattanakantang and Bernard Yeung; and especially from Gary Herrigel Kenneth Lipartito, and two anonymous referees. Support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council is gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.