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  • What Is Floundering?

    The Bank of Japan Experiment For my paper I would like to talk about Japan’s recent move in the economy. Currently, the Bank of Japan has been experimenting with negative interest rates as a new way to boost their economy. I will be using two articles to talk about this current event, in this paper. My main article that I will be using is “Japan’s Negative Interest-Rate Experiment Is Floundering” and my second article is called, “Everything You Need to Know About Negative Rates” will help supplement the first article so that we can a better understanding of negative rates. I believe that this subject relates to a lot of the things we have talked about in class during the course of this semester. I will underline these subjects as I write my…

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  • How Did The Tokugawa Shogunate Influence The Economy Of Japan

    BACKGROUND OF JAPAN Japan is one of the major economic powers of the modern world, it currently has the third greatest economy in the entire world right behind The USA and China despite the fact that it is a small area country. Among the long history of Japan, it has had three particular economic and political periods. The first period is Edo period which began in 1603, and ended in 1868. The Meiji period began right after Edo period with enthroning of Emperor Meiji. After the unconditional…

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  • Japan's Economy From 1972 To 1989

    The economy of Japan grew rapidly in 1972 until 1989. It was known as the Japanese asset price bubble or Bubble Economy, which was represented high economic dominance of Japan. During the Bubble Economy, Japan was considered as rising force in the world of economy. Japan’s economic power was growing high to the point the whole world was paying attention to economy movement of Japan. However, it all went downhill in 1989, when the economic bubble disappeared. Then Japan entered whole era in 1989…

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  • The Effect Of Perry's Attack On Pearl Harbor

    Perry forced Japan open to trade. It was Commodore Perry who encountered Japan after 90 long years in America’s stead that inadvertently exchanged ideas with the Japanese and sowed the seeds for World War Two. Rapid economic and military growth coupled with a deep-seated hatred for the west after Perry’s forced encounter in 1854,…

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  • Kyushu Figure 1.1

    Kyushu Figure 1.1: Map Japan Kyushu is the third biggest island located in the south of Japan. Kyushu has a subtropical climate and offers active volcano peaks, natural beauty and near-tropical coastlines (Lonely Planet, 2015). Mount Aso is the largest active volcano, which is situated in the Aso region in Kumamoto Prefecture (Organization, 2015). This is an opportunity to attract tourism to Kyushu. Infrastructure Fukuoka is the…

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  • Geographic Factors Affecting Japan's Economy

    conditions. Japan, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, may be effected as well. Much like the climate and weather in Michigan, Japan also experiences four very distinct seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall (Japan Weather Conditions, n.d.). Japan is also known for typhoons, from July to September, that are extremely dangerous and may even stop public transportation when they are predicted to hit land (Climate, n.d.). During the typhoon season, if weather becomes extreme enough,…

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  • Japan Vs Cambodia

    Both Japan and Cambodia are countries which belong to Asia, the largest continent on Earth. On the other hand, based on the term “geographical realm”, they are in different realms. One is in East Asia, and the other is in Southeast Asia. They also have the distinction in many aspects such as physical pattern, history, population features, economic and political issues, and socio-cultural issues. The characteristics of Japan and Cambodia will be explored obviously by looking at the similarities…

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  • Tattooing History

    History Tattooing has been practiced for centuries in many cultures and spread throughout the world The Ainu, an indigenous people of Japan, traditionally had facial tattoos, as did theAustroasians. Today, one can find Atayal, Seediq, Truku, and Saisiyat of Taiwan, Berbers of Tamazgha (North Africa), Yoruba, Fulani and Hausa people of Nigeria, and Māori of New Zealand with facial tattoos. Tattooing was popular among certain ethnic groups in southern China, Polynesia, Africa, Borneo, Cambodia,…

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  • Doctor Akagi And Akira Comparison

    Is Japan immune to social change? An essay on similarities and differences in the: society, culture and economy of the home islands, across Doctor Akagi and Akira. In this essay I will compare and contrast the Doctor Akagi and Akira. These two films, produced respectively 1988 (Akira) and 1998 (Doctor Akagi), show Japan in a time of crises, with destruction on the horizon. Throughout both the plot each film ventures in all aspects of society, from neo-slums to tech villas in Akira; to country…

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  • Case Study: Nikon Corporation

    1. Introduction Nikon Corporation or as often just referred to as Nikon, is a Japanese transnational company that specializes in optics and imaging products such as still cameras, single-lens reflex cameras, camera lenses, binoculars, microscopes and many more. The company runs in four sections with one being imaging products, and the rest being precision equipment, instruments, and others (Market Publishers, 2015) The corporation’s headquarters is located in Tokyo, Japan (Nikon Corporation,…

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