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Technology and industrial development in Japan

building capabilities by learning, innovation, and public policy

by Hiroyuki Odagiri

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Japan -- History.,
    • Entrepreneurship -- Japan -- History.,
    • Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1868-,
    • Japan -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [280]-294) and indexes.

      StatementHiroyuki Odagiri and Akira Goto ; with a foreword by Richard R. Nelson.
      ContributionsGotō, Akira, 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC465.T4 O3 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 309 p. :
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL964331M
      ISBN 100198288026
      LC Control Number96000571

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      Japan is rapidly moving toward “Society ”, adding a fifth chapter to the four major stages of human development: hunter-gatherer, agrarian, industrial and information. In this new ultra-smart society, all things will be connected through IoT technology and all technologies will be integrated, dramatically improving the quality of life.   That Leads In Serious Technology, Says Top Reagan Technology Advisor. Eamonn was classified and encompassed both military and industrial technologies. to Japan. His book Author: Eamonn Fingleton. In recent years, Japanese industrial and educational practices have received worldwide attention. In spite of the interest in Japanese industry and education, there has been relatively little study of technology education in Japan. This pa-per describes the history, current status, and future challenges of technology education in Size: 20KB. Read this book on Questia. High technology industries, industrial policy, and the Japanese economy are individually important topics of scholarly interest and public policy consideration in the United States.

      Science and technology in Japan is focused and prominent in vehicle technology, consumer electronics, robotics, medical devices, space exploration and the film 's focus on intensive mathematics education and the reverence for engineers in Japanese culture aids engineering talent development, which has produced advances in automotive engines, television display technology. The existing industrial structures were needed and the industrial groups mainly remained, albeit less centralized. This new strategy was accompanied by a favorable technology licensing policy for Japan. Changes occurred also on the side of the government. It became clear that science and technology was vital for the future of Japan. Many in the West equate contemporary Japanese industrial development with high technology. Advances in computers, sophisticated automobiles, biotechnology, ceramics, optoelectronics, and consumer electronics have led the growth of an economy that was leveled by the destruction of World War II. Japan. Japan is the second world’s strongest capitalism economy country. Japan’s research capacity, industrial base and manufacturing technology are among the highest in Asia. Japan’s economy is very well, citizens have a high quality of life, GDP per capita more than forty thousand U.S. dollars in .


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