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Author Werner, Richard, 1967-

Title Princes of the Yen : Japan's central bankers and the transformation of the economy / Richard A. Werner
Published Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [2003]
©2003

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 MELB  332.110952 Wer/Pot  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description xx, 362 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Japanese Lesson -- 2. The Total War Economy -- 3. Winning the Peace: An Economy at War -- 4. The Alchemy of Banking -- 5. Credit: The Economic High Command -- 6. The First Bid for Central Bank Independence -- 7. Japan's First Bubble Economy -- 8. Mysterious Money: The Ebb and Flow of the Yen -- 9. The Great Yen Illusion: Credit Bubble and Bust -- 10. How to Prolong a Recession -- 11. The Battle of the Yen -- 12. At the Trigger of the Gun -- 13. The Princes of the Yen -- 14. The Goal of Monetary Policy -- 15. Back to the Future: The Return of U.S.-Style Capitalism -- 16. Reflation: Another Miracle in the Making -- 17. The Asian Crisis and the Central Bankers -- 18. More Power to the Princes -- 19. The Revival of the Reichsbank -- App. Japanese Fiscal and Monetary Policies in the 1990s
Notes "An East Gate book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-350) and index
Subject Banks and banking, Central -- Japan.
Monetary policy -- Japan.
Japan -- Economic policy -- 1945-
LC no. 2002030900
ISBN 0765610493 paperback
0765610485 alkaline paper