Factors in Japan's Growth 1955-1956
Thompson, Edward Peel, Jr.
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This paper will analyze a period of excessively rapid investment growth, known as the Jimmu Boom. However, before we begin this detailed analysis it is necessary to make sure that all the readers have a general understanding of the postwar Japanese economic development. This history attempts to convey some of the vitality, the dynamism and the fascination which the economy hold as well as serving the more pedestrian aims of introducing the major trends that we will be studying in detail and of placing the period under study into proper historical context.