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Japan Inc. on the Brink

Institutional Corruption and Agency Failure

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Susan Carpenter
    Pages 1-21
  3. Susan Carpenter
    Pages 22-47
  4. Susan Carpenter
    Pages 65-76
  5. Susan Carpenter
    Pages 123-139
  6. Susan Carpenter
    Pages 140-147
  7. Susan Carpenter
    Pages 158-176
  8. Susan Carpenter
    Pages 177-195
  9. Susan Carpenter
    Pages 196-231
  10. Susan Carpenter
    Pages 241-264
  11. Susan Carpenter
    Pages 265-298
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 299-316

About this book


This book contends that structural reforms, the essential third arrow in Abe's 'Abenomics', will not happen. As a result, Abenomics is merely a combination of reckless monetary policy and ambiguous fiscal policies which will fail to regenerate Japan's fragile economy and cut sovereign debt.


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About the authors

Susan Carpenter is Managing Director of International Markets Analysts Limited. She has worked for Japanese business and government organizations, and has also served as the Director of the MSc in International Business and Emerging Markets at the University of Edinburgh Business School, UK. Her previous publications include Special Corporations and the Bureaucracy: Why Japan Can't Reform (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), Why Japan Can't Reform: Inside the System (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) and Japan's Nuclear Crisis (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

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