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Driving Forces of Economic Structural Change: The Case of Japan in the Last Decade

  • Chikashi Moriguchi

Summary

Major economic structural changes in the near future are not likely to take place either in robotization or in bio-related industries. On the other hand, changes in Japanese agriculture, mining and some of the domestic service sectors are going to be major or massive ones. The prolonged process of “internal” adjustment will bring about economic frictions between Japan and its trading partners.

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Relative Price Technical Progress Relative Prex Labor Productivity Growth Export Industry 
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  • Chikashi Moriguchi

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