Eh. net. New book. The Organization of Enterprise in Japan

The Editors of the Journal of Economic History are pleased to announce Tom Nicholas’s publication, “The Organization of Enterprise in Japan”

Has the role of the corporation in historical development been overstated? Not necessarily in the case of Japan. The joint stock form was pervasive numerically, in terms of capital intensity and profits. Its superiority was determined by external finance factors, the country’s growth phase, industrial structure, public policy and culture.

The paper can be read by clicking on the following link: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9720010&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S0022050715000649