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Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan
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Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

Magnus Blomstrom, Jennifer Corbett, and Fumio Hayashi

Abstract

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-length academic treatment of this issue looks past the short-run challenges to the future of Japan, and highlights the intermediate and longer-term issues that country faces. A team of contributors present nine chapters offering a comprehensive assessment of those economic difficulties and addressing a range of specific issues, from financial restructuring and the impact of the aging Japanese population to corporate behavior, p ... More

Keywords: economic stagnation, macroeconomic problems, Japanese economy, future of Japan, economic difficulties, financial restructuring, aging Japanese population, corporate behavior, public lending, employment practices

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780226060217
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226060231.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Magnus Blomstrom, editor

Jennifer Corbett, editor

Fumio Hayashi, editor

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