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The Privatization of Japan Post

In: Progress toward Liberalization of the Postal and Delivery Sector

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  • Amelia Porges

    (Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP)

  • Joy M. Leong

    (Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP)

Abstract

In the last year, postal reform in Japan has emerged from the shadows to become the single policy issue that could remake Japanese politics. After his legislative package for postal privatization was blocked by opposition from his own party, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has dissolved the lower house of the Diet and made the election into a referendum on postal reform. Appealing to urban voters with an attack on entrenched interests, he won a landslide victory. His legislative package will be resubmitted soon to the Diet and is predicted to pass easily, ushering in a new political era.

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  • Amelia Porges & Joy M. Leong, 2006. "The Privatization of Japan Post," Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy, in: Michael A. Crew & Paul R. Kleindorfer (ed.), Progress toward Liberalization of the Postal and Delivery Sector, chapter 0, pages 385-400, Springer.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:topchp:978-0-387-29744-6_23
    DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-29744-6_23
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