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Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West


Using an institutional and empirical approach, this book analyses the role of formal rules (law and regulations) and informal rules (norms, practices, and shared beliefs) in the Japanese economy. Through in‐depth studies of corporate governance and finance, mergers and acquisitions, financial regulation, organized crime, and markets for everything from venture capital to legal talent, Professors Milhaupt and West show that institutions play a crucial and heretofore overlooked role in the structure of the Japanese economy, which often is portrayed as being governed exclusively by interpersonal ... More

Keywords: bureaucracy, corporate governance, economy, empirical, informal institutions, Japan, law, markets, organized crime, regulation, rules, venture capital

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199272112
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2004 DOI:10.1093/0199272115.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Curtis J. Milhaupt, author
Fuyo Professor and Director Center for Japanese Legal Studies Columbia University
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Mark D. West, author
Nippon Life Professor of Law and Director Center for Japanese Studies University of Michigan
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