This week: a combination of political scandals, tabloid journalism, institutional inertia, and of course the goddamn Swiss lead to the long, slow, death of LTCB.
Espig, Peter. “The Demise of a Banking Dinosaur: Long-Term Credit Bank.” Chazen Web Journal of International Business, 2003.
A Japan Times obituary for Takahashi Harunori upon his death in 2005.
Tett, Gillian. Saving the Sun: How Wall Street Mavericks Shook up Japan’s Financial World and Made Billions
Itoh, Masanao, Ryoji Koike, and Masato Shizume. “Bank of Japan’s Monetary Policy in the 1980s: A View Perceived from Archived and other Materials.” IMES Discussion Paper Series.