Information technology innovation and the Japanese economy /

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Author / Creator:Minetaki, Kazunori, 1963-
Uniform title:Jōhō gijutsu kakushin to Nihon keizai. English
Imprint:Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Economics and Finance, c2010.
Description:229 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Information technology -- Japan.
Industries -- Technological innovations -- Japan.
Economic history.
Industries -- Technological innovations.
Information technology.
Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1989-
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Nishimura, Kiyohiko, 1953-
ISBN:9780804773898 (alk. paper)
0804773890 (alk. paper)
Notes:"In association with University of Tokyo Press, Japan and NUS Press, Singapore"
Includes bibliographical references and index.
English translation of: Jōhō gijutsu kakushin to Nihon keizai.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • 1. IT Innovation in the US: Sources of Productivity Gains and Presence of Network Effects
  • 2. IT innovation in Europe: Complementarity with Knowledge Labor
  • 3. IT innovation in Japan: IT Capital, Labor Demand, and Technological Progress
  • 4. Theoretical Underpinnings: Production Capacity Function and Capacity Utilization Function
  • 5. Substitutability of Production Inputs: IT Capital Stock and Various Labor Inputs
  • 6. The Impact of IT Advances in Japan: Distortions Wrought by the ôNew Economyö
  • 7. Productivity in Japan's Information Services Industry: Modularization, the ôMythical man-month, ö and Corporate Organizational Structures
  • 8. Organizational Design and IT Innovation of Japanese Firms: Analysis of IT Innovation in Japan After 2000