CHRONOLOGY

1955

Economic recovery + export led growth via Manchuria II Plan under GATT termed an 'economic miracle'

1926

Showa Era 1926 - 1989 Enlightened Peace crisis, disaster, rapid growth and then 'economic miracle' prosperity

c 300 BC

Paddy rice techniques of the Yayoi Culture create a population growth largely displacing the Jomon Culture

 

GLOSSARY

boomlet

small boom

1990s freak growth under PM Hashimoto killed by a Consumption Tax increase

Edo Period

the Tokugawa Shogunate 1603 - 1868

a strict social order and a closed country gave peace + limited economic growth

keizai

economy

as keizai jijo economic conditions, keizai seicho economic growth

Rising Tide Abe Cabinet I

a rising tide lifts all boats with fiscal benefits

Hidenao Nakagawa LDP Secretary General advocated a GDP growth policy

shunto

Spring struggle

high growth era annual strike play acting and wage round now history

Yayoi Period

iron age approximately 1,000 BC - 250 AD

time of introduction of paddy rice agriculture and rapid population growth

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