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Trade With Japan: Has The Door Opened Wider
Trade With Japan: Has The Door Opened Wider
Edited by Paul Krugman
University of Chicago Press, 1992, 340 pp
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As the editor interprets these conference papers, the quietly positive answer to the title's question seems less important than three other conclusions: "Japan is different"; the differences "contribute to trade tension"; but "there are really efficiency advantages to the Japanese style of business." Though not entirely up to date the essays provide a much more sophisticated analysis of the issues than is common.