The Developing Economies and Japan: Lessons in Growth

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The Developing Economies and Japan: Lessons in Growth

By Saburo Okita
University of Tokyo Press, 1980
284 pp.
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A leading economist who has occupied a number of high positions in Japan, Dr. Okita has a gift for dealing plainly with large, complicated subjects. These papers cover many aspects of development and Japan's relations with developing countries, but the most thought-provoking are those on the relevance of Japan's relatively recent development to today's Third World-partly because of what they tell us about Japan.