Speed of the price and efficiency of the concession the treaty port market in Japanfs industrialization
Even after modern economic growth began in the Western world, the international market, which consists of a number of national and regional markets, has been more or less inefficient with respect to information. To calm this inefficiency, economic institutions have taken important roles. In addition, players in a society whose institutions are superior have earned information rent in the international market. The treaty port in Japan that was imposed by Western powers worked as such an efficient institution, and a Japanese export industry took advantage of it at the beginning of Japanfs industrialization. This designed market provided useful information with the export industry in the inland, as, say, stock markets do with various industries in modern economic societies.
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