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MITI and the Japanese Miracle Revisited: Reevaluation of the Administrative-Centered Government


Akira Nakamura is a professor in the School of Political Science and Economics at Meiji University in Tokyo, Japan. He has served as chair of the Program and Research Committee of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences and as an associate editor of Public Administration Review.


Chalmers Johnson, MITI and the Japanese Miracle: The Growth of Industrial Policy, 1925–1975 (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1982). xvi, 393 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN: 9780804712064.