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Institutional Change in Japan: Theory, Evidence, and Reflections

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  • Sumner J. La Croix

    () (Department of Economics, University of Hawaii and Economic Study Area, East-West Center)

  • Akihiko Kawaura

    () (Graduate School of Policy and Management, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan)

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  • Sumner J. La Croix & Akihiko Kawaura, 2005. "Institutional Change in Japan: Theory, Evidence, and Reflections," Economics Study Area Working Papers 82, East-West Center, Economics Study Area.
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    1. Werner Pascha & Cornelia Storz & Markus Taube, 2011. "Coordination between Inertia and Dynamic Development: An Overview of Issues and Contributions," Chapters,in: Institutional Variety in East Asia, chapter 1 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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    • N15 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - Asia including Middle East
    • P16 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Political Economy of Capitalism

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