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Japanese nonprofit sector in comparative perspective


  • Naoto Yamauchi


Nonprofit organizations have long been less visible in Japan than in most other developed countries. But this does not imply that Japan does not have a sizable nonprofit sector. To the contrary, large numbers of Japanese hospitals, universities, social service organizations, and community groups are essentially not-for-profit in form.

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  • Naoto Yamauchi, 2000. "Japanese nonprofit sector in comparative perspective," Global Economic Review, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(4), pages 106-128.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:glecrv:v:29:y:2000:i:4:p:106-128
    DOI: 10.1080/12265080008449808

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