Economic Slowdown in Japan and the Role of Intangible Assets on the Revitalization of the Japanese Economy
AbstractThe Japanese economy has stagnated since the economic bubble collapsed in 1990. The paper points out two reasons for the long-term stagnation of the Japanese economy: the slow growth in capital accumulation including ICT assets and the decline of entrepreneurship. In the advanced countries, intangible assets play a crucial role in the growth at the aggregate and firm levels. To revitalize the Japanese economy, we need policies which promote accumulation in intangible assets.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University in its series Global COE Hi-Stat Discussion Paper Series with number gd10-162.
Date of creation: Jan 2011
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bubble; non-performing loans; ICT investment; MFP; intangible investment;
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