Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan
As Japan’s decade-long economic stagnation continues, there has been much analysis of the immediate macroeconomic problems that confront the Japanese economy. This book looks past the short-run challenges to the future of Japan and highlights the intermediate and longer-term issues that country faces.
This book offers a comprehensive assessment of those economic difficulties and addresses a range of specific issues, from financial restructuring and the impact of the aging Japanese population to corporate behavior, public lending, employment practices, and innovative capacity. The resulting volume is a timely and important examination of critical issues for Japan’s stalling economy, packed with both telling data and expert analysis and offering valuable perspectives on Japan’s current obstacles.