Japan Highway Corporation, 87
Japan Industrial Design
Association, 154
Japan Infrastructure Group
(JIG), 86-87, 89-90
Japan Maintenance Co., Ltd., 6
Japan National Railways, 15
Japan Natural Selection
Fund, 222
Japan Patent Office (JPO), 31,
33, 46
Japan Post, privatization of,
176, 226, 232, 234-235
Japan Real Estate Investment
REIT, 148
Japan Telecom Co., Ltd., 91,
101, 112
Japan-U.S. Joint Security
Treaty, 183
Japanese economy
deflation issue, 6, 10-12, 14,
17-18
easing of monetary
policy, 169
foreign investment, 20
Furukawa’s analysis of
stagnation, 9, 12, 13
Kaneko’s views on stagnation,
15-16
onset of current
revaluation, 3
outlook, 13-14, 41-42
recent recovery, 13-14, 20
reversal of fortune in 1990s
and 2000s, 2-4, 8
rising fiscal deficit, 167, 173
Japanese language
as barrier to foreigners, 155
as economic hindrance, 41
role in software
development, 41
U.S. student interest in, 2
Jennings, Frank, 2, 5
Jensen, Marius B., 200
JFE Steel Corp., 12, 42
JIG (Japan Infrastructure
Group), 86-87, 89-90
Johns Hopkins, 153
Jörg, Christian, 201
JP Morgan, 142
JR East, 138
JSR Corp., 49
JVC brand, 187
K
Kadota, Hiroshi, 204, 206
kaisha, 102
Kalsi, Sonny, 150-151
Kamco (Korea Asset
Management
Company), 100
Kaminski, Mike, 208
Kaneko, Masaru, 15-16, 17,
18-19, 235
Kaneto, Kazushi, 186-187
Kato, Noriko, 137
Katoh, Masanobu, 25, 27,
36, 210
Katsuji, Nakagane, 204
KDDI, 142
Keene, Donald, 182
Keio University, 15, 206
keiretsu, 73, 222
Kentaro, Gemma, 187
Kerr, Alex, 3
Kim, Minsuk, 25-28, 47
Kimura, Keiji, 136
Kitagawa, Kazuo, 14
Kizayemon, Sakaida, 200
Kobayashi, Masahiro, 139
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
(KKR), 121
Koizumi, Junichiro
focus on intellectual
property, 32, 46
and foreign direct
investment, 113, 123
Fukuyama’s view of, 177, 179
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