Economy of Japan

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  • How Does Globalization Affect Japan

    On March 31st, 1854, officials from the United States and Japan signed the Treaty of Kanagawa, opening Japanese ports to trade with the United States, as well as the West, after being closed off to foreigners since 1683 (“Treaty of Kanagawa signed with Japan”). While this was just the first step of the globalization process, the complex mechanisms of globalization continue to shape Japan today. After World War II, due to Japan’s rapid growth, the country emerged as a major global player and…

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  • Japan Industrialization Dbq

    colonization, Japan became an economically established participant of global competition over trade. To withstand Western pressure, Japan felt the need to industrialize because “Japan as an agricultural country cannot stand against Russia, Australia, Canada, or America.” (Doc 7) However, since Japan consists of numerous disconnected smaller islands, and it lacks valuable resources, except silk and coal, Japan struggled to meet the high demands of the Western consumers. As a result, Japan…

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  • Post Mao China Case Study

    the volume of foreign trade by opening up its markets, especially the purchase of machinery from Japan and the West. By participating in such export-led growth, China was able to speed up its economic development through foreign investment, a more open market, access to advanced technologies, and management experience. However, this freedom did not come easily. Deng…

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  • Public Works White Elephant Research Paper

    for first-time visitors to Japan, it soon becomes apparent this is a country with a rare talent for big infrastructure projects. Its roads, although congested in urban areas, are nearly always billiard-table smooth. Japan's vast rail network, including the bullet trains that criss-cross the country at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour, is a source of national pride, racking up 22 billion passenger-journeys…

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  • Dualistic Economy Vs Dual Economy

    Introduction Dual economy is an economy in which different sectors are growing at different rates. For example manufacturing and services industries or rural and urban areas many show significant differences in economic performance. Less developed countries have generally a dualistic economy, consisting of a large backward agrarian sector and a small modern manufacturing sector. During the process of development, an economy moves from a dual structure to one characterized by a larger…

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  • Why Did Japan Grow So Fast Essay

    high as Western incomes and seven times as high as Chinese incomes. What make Japan growth so fast ? Revolution of Japan’s is faster than China which government still rule by impartial and the China revolution still slow. Japan revolution in human and social capital while china still struggle with the both issue. In addition, nationalism of Japan were going to target foreign market earlier and this is the reason Japan walk ahead than china about a hundred year earlier. Another issue is that…

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  • Differences Between China And Pearl Harbor

    between China, Pearl Harbour, and Japan in terms of culture, environment, politics. As a soldier, I realize that wars had brought these two countries into serious situations. Wars caused China to be colonized by western foreigners, and Japanese in the Pearl Harbor lived in the internment camps. The experience I went through is vulnerable and I cannot wait to share it with the public. Japan, in general, is the greatest developed country by far in terms of economy and political structures…

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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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  • Global Economic Condition

    The economic growth in China reached levels close to 8% in 2013. As the second largest economy in the world, this growth had a significant contribution to the global GDP growth, with the country contributing 51.3% of the global growth in nominal GDP (IMF, 2015). The country has adopted macroeconomic policies which have triggered a shrink in…

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  • Tun Mahathir Case Study

    has been described as independent, active and pragmatic. Two decades of Mahathir’s leadership have resulted in Malaysia becoming more internationally recognized as a model of stable, multicultural and developing country with a relatively impressive economy. The establishment of Malaysia's foreign policy under Mahathir more economically oriented than before, coupled with a strong and passionate advocacy for national rights, interests and aspirations of developing countries and the support of…

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