CHRONOLOGY

1841 Tadakuni Mizuno launches Tenpo Reform of national economy a quixotic attempt to nationalise the merchants
1787 Sadanobu Matsudaira launches Kansei Reform of national economy creation of a professional bureaucracy
1716 Yoshimune Tokugawa launches Kyoho Reform of national economy beginnings of what becomes FILP 1953

 

GLOSSARY

keikaku keizai planned economy Kishi's Manchuria I + II Plans launched in Manchuria I 1939, launched in Japan II 1953 cf FILP, toseiha
keizai economy as keizai jijo economic conditions, keizai seicho economic growth
keizaisangyosho keisansho Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry METI MITI and EPA loss of power via Hashimoto Reform etc a warning to MoF
Koizumi Mini Bubble BoJ monetary easing led to a buoyant economy the BoJ money supply squeeze from March 2006 led to deflationary pressures
METI keisansho Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry MITI/METI switch meant a major loss of power offering a strong warning to MoF
Abenomics Arrow II fiscal stimulus budgeting to be adopted the stimulus would help get the economy moving again and defeat deflation
Alteuropa old Europe of regime perpetuation society as a family economy as a government enterprise cf Cameralism, Meiji
Flow of Funds FoF statements shikin junkanhyo BoJ statistics showing fund flows + fund stocks in the macro economy cf SNA
genkin cash heavily used as black economy is estimated at 12.5 to 25 GDP percent
Kamakura Period the Kamakura Shogunate 1185 - 1333 the Mongols were repulsed in 1274 and 1281 but the economy was weakened
Kyushu island South of Honshu one of four major islands of Japan relatively buoyant economy close to East Asia
MoF fiscal austerity fiscal consolidation via Flow not Stock a rising Total Tax Burden squeezes both the economy and tax revenue

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