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The Government‐Firm Relationship in Postwar Japanese Economic Recovery: Resolving the Coordination Failure by Coordination in Industrial Rationalization

Tetsuji Okazaki

in The Role of Government in East Asian Economic Development: Comparative Institutional Analysis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198294917
eISBN:
9780191715501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294917.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter describes the workings of a government-sponsored Council for Industrial Rationalization for resolving particular investment coordination problems facing Japan in the postwar economic ... More


Turquoise and Turboprops

Andrew Needham

in Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139067
eISBN:
9781400852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139067.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how manufacturing passed agriculture as the Phoenix's largest economic sector. By 1960, manufacturing employed thirty thousand people and generated income of $435 million in ... More


A New Mobilization: The Redemption of the Planning Ideal

Scott O’Bryan

in The Growth Idea: Purpose and Prosperity in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832827
eISBN:
9780824870621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832827.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the concerted efforts by former wartime planners to resuscitate and redeem the ideal of planning in postwar Japan. It begins with a discussion of planning dilemmas faced by ... More


Conclusion

Simon Partner

in Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217928
eISBN:
9780520923171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217928.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains the emergence of the Japanese electrical goods industry, and explains that this industrial growth was part of a continuum stretching back to the beginning of Japan's modern ... More


Restoring Vacations after the War

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter takes up the story of vacations and tourism in the postwar years. This period offered new opportunities to expand and reshape not only Soviet vacation opportunities but the entire ... More


Bridging Transatlantic Divides: Bringing Consumer Modernity “Back” to Europe

Jan L. Logemann

in Engineered to Sell: European Émigrés and the Making of Consumer Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226660011
eISBN:
9780226660295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660295.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This short segue contextualizes the role of migrant knowledge and emigre transfers within the broader notion of an "Americanization" of postwar Europe through consumer marketing and advertising.


The Turning Point

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter offers some interim conclusions about the successes of inflationary reconstruction, the end of the great inflation, and the beginnings of the “Schumpeterian boom” that followed. It ... More


Pens, Planes, and Politics: How Race and Labor Practices Shaped Postwar Atlanta

Joseph M. Thompson

in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056975
eISBN:
9780813053752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056975.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter combines political, labor, and cultural history methodologies to compare the Lockheed aircraft factory in Marietta, Georgia, and the Scripto pen and pencil factory in nearby Atlanta. ... More


Baby Boom

in Of War and Men: World War II in the Lives of Fathers and Their Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467429
eISBN:
9780226470023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470023.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the sharp increase in the birth rate in the U.S. after the war, a trend which continued throughout and 1950s and 1960s. There were several reasons for the baby boom, including ... More


Crisis Manager

David Farber

in Everybody Ought to Be Rich: The Life and Times of John J. Raskob, Capitalist

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199734573
eISBN:
9780190254360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734573.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the risks posed by continued investments in the growth of General Motors. In 1919 and then into 1920, Billy Durant, with Raskob's full support, spent around $79 million, ... More


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