In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: The Political Roots of American Economic Decline

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Penn State Press, 1991 - Competition, International - 343 pages
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Dietrich suggests that the U.S. economy urgently needs a new industrial policy to survive Japan's challenge. Faced with systemic managerial, financial, and political shortcomings, America must think ... Read full review

Contents

Why America Cant Compete
35
Japanese Industrial Policy and the Japanese System
59
Nonpolitical Elements of the Japanese System
74
The Critical Role of the Japanese State
100
THE POLITICAL ROOTS
123
Politics and Bureaucracy in America
169
ECONOMIC POLICY
197
American Industrial PolicyNo Industrial Policy
220
Thinking the Unthinkable
247
A State and Bureaucracy in Germany
273
Notes
295
Selected Bibliography
313
Index
329
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