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Japanese labour in the 1990s: stability and stagnation

Abstract:

We review the state of the labour market and employment practices in Japan over the past 15 years and try to evaluate the nature of the changes that have been occurring. We also look at how government policy has reacted to the conditions in the labour market and what implications this has for the future. Although there has been a continual shift of resources away from manufacturing and agriculture into services, employment practices have not been changing so rapidly, and job protection is act...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Gakushuin University
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
OSGA
Sub department:
Japanese Studies
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Oxford Review of Economic Policy Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
2
Pages:
85-102
EISSN:
1460-2121
ISSN:
0266-903X
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:3695
Deposit date:
2010-04-29

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