Kozo Yamamura

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
Fiscal policy has been of significant size in Japan since the early 1990s, propelling Japan to the forefront of fiscally-challenged nations. However, the effect of fiscal policy has been disappointing. This paper discusses the various explanations provided by the literature (the argument that fiscal policy was effective; the argument that it was not(More)
This paper examines the historical origins of the bank-based financial systems in Germany and Japan and the market-based financial system in the US. It critically examines the “timing of industrialization” (TOI) thesis, i.e. the assertion that variation in the current structure of financial systems can be explained by differences in the timing of the(More)
  • 1