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Historical demography and labor markets in prewar Japan

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Demography -- Japan -- History.,
    • Labor market -- Japan -- History.,
    • Japan -- Population -- History.,
    • Japan -- Population -- Economic aspects.,
    • Japan -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited with introductions by Michael Smitka.
      SeriesJapanese economic history, 1600-1960 ;, 3
      ContributionsSmitka, Michael.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3651 .H55 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 226 p. :
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL350166M
      ISBN 100815327072, 0815327048
      LC Control Number98009507

      distinct features of economic and social history research in Japan today. 1. The background It was in the inter-war period that Japan’s economic and social history established itself as a modern academic discipline, but its origins may be traced back to the late nineteenth century. From the opening of the country in , not just commodities andFile Size: KB. The book is based on extensive archival research and interviewing in Japan, including the use of numerous labor-union publications and the holdings of the prewar elite's principal organization for the study of social issues, the Kyochokai ("Association for Harmonious Cooperation")--both collections having only recently been catalogued and.

      Sony, one of Japan’s great technology leaders, has built its fortune by developing new technology, especially in the filed of miniaturization. Because of this, we argue that the seeds of a creative destruction-based economy exist in Japan. 3. The Growth of Businesses In free enterprise economies like Japan, national economic growth depends on the. Publisher's Description: Labor and Imperial Democracy in Prewar Japan examines the political role played by working men and women in prewar Tokyo and offers a reinterpretation of the broader dynamics of Japan's prewar political history. Gordon argues that such phenomena as riots, labor disputes, and union organizing can bes.

        A semi-decent one volume history of Japan with some weaknesses (don't bother reading the last part for instance) but also some amusing highlights. Mason & Caiger's "A History of Japan" is the better though for your single volume yen (and Gordon or Jansen for your 19th and 20th C histories). Did really enjoy it a short refresher read/5. The development of historical demography since World War 11 has been that on the basis of new findings demographic transition is too general, ignoring the irregular sequence of transitional process, and cannot claim to be universal in either time or space [2]. one may The demographic transition in Japan be able to say that the demographic Cited by: 4.


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Historical demography and labor markets in prewar Japan -- 4. The textile industry and the rise of the Japanese economy -- 5. Japan\'s economic ascent -- 6. Book Description: Labor and Imperial Democracy in Prewar Japanexamines the political role played by working men and women in prewar Tokyo and offers a reinterpretation of the broader dynamics of Japan's prewar political argues that such phenomena as riots, labor disputes, and union organizing can best be understood as part of an early twentieth-century.

Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view.

As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors describe an ongoing historical process marked by unexpected changes, such as Reviews: 1.

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The structure of Japan's labor market experienced gradual change in the late s and continued. Demography--the study of population--is the key to unlocking an understanding of the world we live in and how we got here.

Demographic changes explain why the Arab Spring came and went, how China rose so meteorically, and why Britain voted for Brexit and America for Donald Trump. Japan (jəpăn´), Jap. Nihon or Nippon, country ( est. pop. ,),sq mi (, sq km), occupying an archipelago off the coast of E Asia.

The capital is Tokyo, which, along with neighboring Yokohama, forms the world's most populous metropolitan region. Land Japan proper has four main islands, which are (from north to south) Hokkaido, Honshu (the.

Chapter Five (Konosuke Odaka) shows how Japanese-style labor relations can be traced to s manufacturers as well as to government efforts to smooth labor relations and increase production during the war. Odaka emphasizes the free market nature of labor markets in Japan prior to the s.

During prewar period, the Japanese labor market was characterized by a highly elastic supply of unskilled workers • Only in s and s do some practices like “lifetime employment” associated with Japan begin to appear.

WC12 Prewar Japanese Labor Markets pdf. This paper discusses the sustainability of family business in prewar Japan from the perspective corporate finance. It conducts a case study by focusing on Sumitomo that started its.

In Japan and the World, distinguished scholars, novelists, and intellectuals articulate how Japan—despite unprecedented economic prowess in securing dominance in the world's market—is caught in a complex dependency with the United States.

Drawing on critical and postmodernist theory, this timely volume situates this dependency in a broader. Unemployment rate in Japan declined to % in Marchreturning to the pre-Lehman shock level.

Job offers to applicant ratio, our prefered indicator to measure the tightness in the labor demand/supply balance, also returned to the pre-Lehman shock level of. Economic Growth in Prewar Japan [Takafusa Nakamura] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: the Bank of Japan, sold treasury bonds in the City of London to pay for the Russo-Japanese War, became president of the Yokohama Specie Bank, Japan's official import-export bank, governor of the Bank of Japan, and then infinance minister for the first time.

In his sixties after the end of World War I, he helped bring parliamentary government. Labor and Imperial Democracy in Prewar Japan examines the political role played by working men and women in prewar Tokyo and offers a reinterpretation of the broader dynamics of Japan's prewar political history.

Gordon argues that such phenomena as riots, labor disputes, and union organizing can best be understood as part of an early twentieth-century movement for .A book twelve years old might seem long in the tooth, but the original Senzenki Nihon keizai seicho no bunseki [An Analysis of Economic Growth in Prewar Japan} has been altered significantly.

Readers of the Japanese version will profit from new material on Tokugawa Japan and the China War period, and new regressions based on.The Japanese labor market has for many years been seen as one with very stable employment and low rates of unemployment.

As we can see in the top panel of Table 1, which shows the main statistics of each variable for the whole sample period, over the last 25 years on average % of the employable workers in Japan had a those who did not have a job, only a small Cited by: 1.