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Parallel Politics: Economic Policymaking In Japan And The United States
Parallel Politics: Economic Policymaking In Japan And The United States
Edited by Samuel Kernell
Brookings, 1991, 390 pp

In the hope of helping Japanese and Americans to improve their understanding of each other's ways of dealing with economic issues, specialists from both countries carried out comparative studies of policymaking in budgets, tax reform and structural change. These are usefully set in essays on the way politics shape these matters in both countries.