Public Policies and the Japanese Economy

Savings, Investments, Unemployment, Inequality

  • Toshiaki¬†Tachibanaki

Part of the Studies on the Modern Japanese Economy book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Toshiaki Tachibanaki
      Pages 1-2
  3. Taxation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 3-3
    2. Toshiaki Tachibanaki
      Pages 20-32
  4. Savings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. Toshiaki Tachibanaki
      Pages 35-38
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      Pages 80-113
  5. The Capital Market and Investment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Toshiaki Tachibanaki
      Pages 145-187
  6. The Labour Market and Unemployment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. Toshiaki Tachibanaki
      Pages 207-216
    3. Toshiaki Tachibanaki
      Pages 217-244
    4. Toshiaki Tachibanaki
      Pages 245-258
  7. Overall Evaluation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. Toshiaki Tachibanaki
      Pages 261-279
    3. Toshiaki Tachibanaki
      Pages 280-284
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 285-311

About this book


The book examines the effect of various public policies on economic performance in Japan. Various public policies include tax policy, regulation, macroeconomic policy, labour policy and some others. Many fields regarding economic performance are covered in this book: savings, portfolio choice, housings, investments, cost of capital, taxes, unemployment, wages, inequality, etc. Emphasis is placed on the examination of the two factor markets, namely, the capital and labour markets in Japan.


economic policy employment labor market macroeconomics taxation unemployment

Authors and affiliations

  • Toshiaki¬†Tachibanaki
    • 1
  1. 1.Kyoto UniversityJapan

Bibliographic information

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