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Financial stabilization in Meiji Japan. The impact of the Matsukata reform.

Author: Steven J Ericson
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press 2020.
Series: Cornell studies in money.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With a new look at the 1880s financial reforms in Japan, Steven J. Ericson's Financial Stabilization in Meiji Japan overturns widely held views of the program carried out by Finance Minister Matsukata Masayoshi. As Ericson shows, rather than constituting an orthodox financial-stabilization program-a sort of precursor of the "neoliberal" reforms promoted by the IMF in the 1980s and 1990s-Matsukata's policies differed  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Ericson
ISBN: 9781501746918 150174691X
OCLC Number: 1131896089
Description: 210 pages
Contents: Introduction: Departures from Orthodoxy1. From "Okuma Finance" to "Matsukata Finance,"1873-18812. Orthodox Finance and "The Dictates of Practical Expediency": Influences on Matsukata3. Austerity and Expansion: The Matsukata Reform, 1881-18854. Spending in a Time of "Retrenchment": Industrial Policy and the Military5. Founding a Central Bank6. "Poor Peasant, Poor Country"? The Matsukata DeflationConclusion: The Matsukata Reform As "Expansionary Austerity"
Series Title: Cornell studies in money.
Responsibility: Steven J. Ericson.

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With a new look at the 1880s financial reforms in Japan, Steven J. Ericson's Financial Stabilization in Meiji Japan overturns widely held views of the program carried out by Finance Minister  Read more...

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"This book is one of the most important contributions to understanding the history of financial modernization in Japan in recent scholarship." * H-Net * "As a work of Japanese history, Ericson gives Read more...

 
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