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Sogo-shosha and the economic development of pre-war Japan.

Mikio Kuwayama

Sogo-shosha and the economic development of pre-war Japan.

by Mikio Kuwayama

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Published .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination533 leaves
Number of Pages533
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Open LibraryOL14720964M

  This book aims to discredit the myth that has the `unique cultural traits' of the Japanese as the key to the country's success, arguing that the more realisable foundation of long-term investment in training and research is responsible. The book looks at the development of Japan in the pre-War . This book looks at Japan's early economic modernization to see if today's low-income countries can learn any lessons. The author focuses on education, technology policy, capital formation, the transfer of savings from agriculture to industry, state aid to the private sector, improvement engineering in the informal sector, low wages, industrial dualism, export expansion, and resistance to.

POLITICS AND THE ECONOMY IN PRE-WAR JAPAN Professor Richard J Smethurst, University of Pittsburgh ‘Takahashi Korekiyo’s Economic Policies in the Great Depression and their Meiji Roots’ p. 1 Professor Masataka Matsuura, Hokkaido University ‘Analysing the Relationship between Business and Politics in Pre-War Japan: Some Thoughts on the. The Japanese economic miracle is known as Japan's record period of economic growth between the post-World War II era to the end of the Cold the economic boom, Japan rapidly became the world's second largest economy (after the United States).By the s, Japan's demographics began stagnating and the workforce was no longer expanding as it did in the previous decades, despite per.

  Japan's escape from colonialism and its subsequent industrialisation has taken it to the point where its economy is second only to that of the US. This comprehensive volume examines how this rapid change of fortunes occurred, and the impact it has had on East Asia and the world at large. Taking a wide range and focus, Inkster looks at the history of Japan's industrial development in a social. In English, Yoshihara Kunio's Sogo Shosha: The Vanguard of the Japanese Economy focuses mainly on the recent development of general trading companies in both the pre- and post-war periods; his arguments on the growth of general trading companies in Japan are persuasive, although he does not take a comparative perspective.


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Sogo-shosha and the economic development of pre-war Japan by Mikio Kuwayama Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sogo shosha (総合商社, sōgō shōsha, or general trading companies) are Japanese companies that trade in a wide range of products and materials. In addition to acting as intermediaries, sōgō shōsha also engage in logistics, plant development and other services, as well as international resource exploration.

Unlike trading companies in other countries, which are generally specialized in. 2.SOGO SHOSHA, the general trading company, is a term which appeared in the postwar period of Japan, and Japanese people started using it from around In this book, I will not predefine SOGO SHOSHA but, for the purposes of this discussion, I consider 10 companies as SOGO SHOSHA.

About the ReportThis report is aimed at EU companies interested in learning about "Sogo Shosha" and the opportunities they present for expanding into the Japanese market.

It begins by defining "Sogo Shosha", how they differ from other trading companies and the type and range of products they sell. It also provides a list of the "Key players" i.e. the most important Sogo Shosha companies in. The sōgō shōsha‘s organization and business model is unique to is, for the most part, because they are a reflection of Japan’s own unique economic development.

This book demolishes that notion, bringing the full analytical power of economic thought to all aspects of the most dramatic economic success story in recent times. David Flath concentrates on four main themes: Japan's economic growth and development; Japan's integration with the world economy; Government policies and their effects; Economic /5(3).

Downloadable. The paper by Richard J Smethurst discusses the influences that led to the economic policies pursued in the interwar period by Takahashi Korekiyo, who engineered Japan's recovery from the depression in the early s, and is often thought of as the 'Keynes' of Japan.

The paper traces the influence on Takahashi's thinking of his Western experiences and diverse bureaucratic career. Part VI: Structural Reforms in The Japanese Development Model Part VII: Aging Japan, Aging Asia Part VIII: Revolutions and the Evolution of Economic Systems (References) On Development History, Japanese System 1.

Takafusa Nakamura and Konosuke Odaka, eds. Economic History of Japan – A Dual Structure. Oxford Univ. Press, 2.

This newly revised, clearly-presented text looks at Japan's economic history from the nineteenth century through to World War II. Working within a framework based on the theories and approaches of development studies, Francks demonstrates the relevance of Japan's pre-war experience to the problems facing developing countries today, and draws out the historical roots of the.

Economic Development of China and Japan book. Economic Development of China and Japan. DOI link for Economic Development of China and Japan. Capital Formation in Pre-War Japan: Current Findings and Future Problems HENRY ROSOVSKY.

View abstract. chapter 9 |. This book contains lectures on the Economic Development of Japan which was delivered in English by the author at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo from to The majority of my students were young government officials from developing and transition countries who.

Development ‘s‘s Strong growth rates in export [Economic Miracle] 総合商社 +80%+ % High surplus in foreign trade Best time of the Sogo Shoshas Collapse of the ‘‘price- bubble‘‘ Decreasing importance of the Sogo Shosha due to the globalization   Both cases of Keiretsu and Sogo Shosha resemble much more a holding formation, and offer two independent alternatives to the multidivisional form (M-form) of corporation with public limited liabilities and financed through trading on stock markets.

Both cases demonstrate that the same socio-economic and institutional environment in Japan has. The cooperation between sogo shosha and banks deserve Reviewed in the United States on Febru Verified Purchase.

Compared with The Invisible Link, this one is better. The cooperation between sogo shosha and banks deserve one's deep thinking. Read more. s: 1. Next was the latter half of the s following the bursting of Japan’s economic bubble and ensuing domestic economic downturn along with the emergence of.

Japanese General Trading Companies or sogo shoshas have been instrumental in the phenomenal Japanese economic miracle of the last 40 years. Inthe USA passed the Export Trading Company Act to home grow its own sogo shoshas; to date the Act has been ineffective -. Japan’s economic drivers sogo shosha General trading companies in Japan – sogo shosha – are complex and powerful conglomerates exercising.

Subscription & Fundraising Drive Summer 0. The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus is a reader-supported journal. We invite your support at a time when the Asia-Pacific and our world is being turned upside down by the combination of US-China conflict in the era of the COVID pandemic coinciding with economic, political, climate and nuclear crisis.

$12, is our goal for the present drive. The sogo shosha, Japan's general trading companies, are regarded as a key element in the country's rapid economic growth after World War II and its great success in international trade. In Japanese fiscal yearthe ten largest sogo shosha had total sales of $ billion, accounting for 56 percent of Japan's exports and imports, 18 percent of domestic wholesale trade, and 31 percent of GNP.

America and the Japanese Miracle: The Cold War Context of Japan's Postwar Economic Revival, By Aaron Forsberg University of North Carolina Press, Read preview Overview Aftermath of War: Americans and the Remaking of Japan, By Howard B.

Schonberger Kent State University Press, The economic history of Japan is most studied for the spectacular social and economic growth in the s after the Meiji became the first non-Western great power, and expanded after the Second World Japan recovered from devastation to become the world's second largest economy behind the United States, and from behind China as well.

Japan - Japan - Economic transformation: The Korean War marked the turn from economic depression to recovery for Japan. As the staging area for the United Nations forces on the Korean peninsula, Japan profited indirectly from the war, as valuable procurement orders for goods and services were assigned to Japanese suppliers.

The Japanese economy at the return of independence in was in the.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.This essay seeks to highlight and discuss how human labor was essential in the economic development of postwar Japan.

However, the main objective behind the article will focus on the role played by women and their contributions in the economic development of the nation.