This study concludes that one means of assuring energy and minimizing the potential for weapons proliferation is to develop an international nuclear fuel bank that could supply countries with energy credits.
Uses comparative material collected in Japan and the United States to assess the extent of fairness grievances, the relationship of these concerns to economic factors, and the ways in which the concerns are being addressed.
Describes and analyzes telecommunications and information technology standard-setting in Japan, with particular emphasis on the roles of the Telecommunications Technology Committee (TTC), the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications,...
This report is about innovation, defined here as any activity that provides users with new or improved processes or products. It discusses industrial behavior, excluding such activities as education that lie outside the production sphere.
It is often said that the cost of capital is substantially lower for Japanese firms than for their U.S. competitors. This differential, which typically is traced to Japan's higher savings rate, is usually cited as central to the success of Japanese firm
Analyzes the potential for increased economic relations between Japan and the Soviet Union, and the importance of such a relationship to each country, by examining both the economic and the political factors influencing trade and investment.
Describes and analyzes the development, structure, and regulation of consumer credit in Japan, and identifies significant laws, regulations, or ministerial guidance that may restrict consumer credit markets ...
Summarizes findings drawn from case studies of six industries involved in service trade between the United States and Japan: banking and securities, insurance, law, accounting, data communications, and advertising.