For our final outline episode, we’ll be tackling the origins and effects of the real-estate bubble which devastated the Japanese economy in 1991, and which so brutally halted the story of Japanese growth. In particular, we’ll be focusing on the ways in which the various problems outlined last week were brought to the fore by the economic chaos of the 1990s.
Listen to the episode here.
Anchordoguy, Marie. Reprogramming Japan.
Pyle, Kenneth. Japan Rising.
Tett, Gillian. Saving the Sun: A Wall Street Gamble to Save Japan from its Trillion-Dollar Meltdown.
The full text of the Murayama Statement
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