Japan’s Technological Policy and Technological Development

  • Yasuo Kuwahara


From the depths of depression after the first oil-crisis, a group of new technologies emerged like a phoenix which, spreading its wings, casts a shadow over the world. Of these new technologies, microelectronics has a very wide range of applications by its very nature. With a combination of new technological developments in microelectronics, computers, opto-electronics and communication systems, a new paradigm called ”information technology” has emerged to supersede microelectronics technology [1].


Technological Development Industrial Policy Industrial Restructuring Civilian Sector Japanese Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuo Kuwahara
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  1. 1.The Japan Institute of LabourShibakoen, 1-chome, Minato-ku, TokyoJapan

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