MITI and the Japanese Miracle
The Growth of Industrial Policy, 1925-1975
Chalmers A. Johnson
Delve into the inner workings of Japan's economic bureaucracy through the lens of the famous Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) in this eye-opening read. This book argues that the methods and achievements of the Japanese economic bureaucracy serve as a critical case study for the ongoing debate between command and mixed market economies. Examining the role of state collaboration with big businesses, the author reveals the central role of MITI in Japan's economic and political history, offering valuable insights for those seeking solutions to global challenges of energy, environment, and innovation.