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Itō, Takatoshi 1950-

Overview
Works: 229 works in 1,266 publications in 1 language and 41,469 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: HC462.9, 330.95204
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Takatoshi Itō
The Japanese economy by Takatoshi Itō( Book )

26 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vision for the world economy : openness, diversity, and cohesion by Robert Z Lawrence( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this capstone volume to the Brookings project on Integrating National Economies - a pathbreaking series of books on the future of economic integration - the authors present a new vision to guide international policy. They stress openness to improve competition and discourage opportunistic trade and industrial policies; diversity to accommodate varying national conditions and preferences and allow for innovation and experimentation; and cohesion or trust among nations in one another's institutions and in international institutions to support increased openness
The political economy of Japanese monetary policy by Thomas F Cargill( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Political Economy of Japanese Monetary Policy, Cargill, Hutchison, and Ito investigate the formulation and execution of monetary and financial policies in Japan within a broad technical, political, and institutional context. Their emphasis is on the period since the early 1970s, when the Bretton Woods system of fixed exchange rates collapsed, and on how policies and institutions have shaped the modern Japanese economy. In addition to presenting basic themes, recent developments, and their own research findings, they review and integrate the large literature, considering theoretical arguments and empirical evidence
Financial policy and central banking in Japan by Thomas F Cargill( Book )

13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation Japan's financial institutions and policy underwent remarkable change in the past decade. The country began the 1990s with a heavily regulated financial system managed by an unchallenged Ministry of Finance and ended the decade with a Big Bang financial market reform, a complete restructuring of its regulatory financial institutions, and an independent central bank. These reforms have taken place amid recession and rising unemployment, collapsing asset prices, a looming banking crisis, and the lowest interest rates in the industrial world. This book analyzes how the bank-dominated financial system--a key element of the oft-heralded "Japanese economic model"--Broke down in the 1990s and spawned sweeping reforms. It documents the sources of the Japanese economic stagnation of the 1990s, the causes of the financial crisis, the slow and initially limited policy response to banking problems, and the reform program that followed. It also evaluates the new financial structure and reforms at the Bank of Japan in light of the challenges facing the Japanese economy. These challenges range from conducting monetary policy in a zero-interest rate environment characterized by a "liquidity trap" to managing consolidation in the Japanese banking sector against the backdrop of increasing international competition
Trade and protectionism by Takatoshi Itō( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the first three decades following the Second World War, an increasingly open international trading system contributed to unprecedented economic growth throughout the world. But in recent years, that openness has been threatened by increased protectionism, regional trading arrangements - Europe 1992 and the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement - and setbacks in negotiations on the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. In Trade and Protectionism, American and East Asian scholars consider the dangers of this trend for East Asian countries in particular and the world economy in general
Regionalism versus multilateral trade arrangements by Takatoshi Itō( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is no doubt that after World War II the open multilateral trading system was a key ingredient in the rapid economic development of the entire world. Especially in Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan, exports increased dramatically both in absolute terms and as a percentage of GNP. In the 1980s, however, preferential trading arrangements (PTAs) began to emerge as significant factors affecting world trade. This volume contains thirteen papers that analyze the tensions between multilateral trading systems and preferential trade arrangements and the impact of these tensions on East Asia
Growth theories in light of the East Asian experience by NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fourth volume in the NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics series demonstrates the relevance of endogenous growth theory for studying this important region and will be invaluable for economists and for those interested in East Asian affairs
Changes in exchange rates in rapidly developing countries : theory, practice, and policy issues by Takatoshi Itō( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exchange rate is a crucial variable linking a nation's domestic economy to the international market. Thus choice of an exchange rate regime is a central component in the economic policy of developing countries and a key factor affecting economic growth. Historically, most developing nations have employed strict exchange rate controls and heavy protection of domestic industry-policies now thought to be at odds with sustainable and desirable rates of economic growth. By contrast, many East Asian nations maintained exchange rate regimes designed to achieve an attractive climate for exports an
The role of foreign direct investment in East Asian economic development by Takatoshi Itō( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The international flow of long-term private capital has increased dramatically in the 1990s. In fact, many policymakers now consider private foreign capital to be an essential resource for the acceleration of economic growth. This volume focuses attention on the microeconomic determinants and effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the East Asian region, allowing researchers to explore the overall structure of FDI, to offer case studies of individual countries, and to consider their insights, both general and particular, within the context of current economic theory
Governance, regulation, and privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region by Takatoshi Itō( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the last twenty-five years, there has been an acceleration in the move from government regulation toward privatization. Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region is the first thoroughgoing account of the relative success of the different approaches to privatization as undertaken in Korea, China, Australia, and Japan." "Providing provocative examples of the methods of privatization in the Asia-Pacific region specifically, these papers will be of huge import to any economist or policymaker interested in transposing those successes to their own region"--Jacket
Regional and global capital flows : macroeconomic causes and consequences by NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume of capital flows between industrial and developing countries has grown dramatically in the past decade and has become a major issue in a world that is increasingly "globalized." Here Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger, two leading experts on this topic, have assembled a group of scholars who address different types of capital flows--bank lending, bonds, direct foreign investment--and the implications they hold for economic performance. With its particular focus on the Asian financial crises, this work presents a new model for policy makers everywhere in thinking about the rol
Deregulation and interdependence in the Asia-Pacific region by NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics( Book )

12 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently, real and artificial barriers to international transactions have fallen sharply, causing a rise in the overall volume of international trade. East Asia has been particularly affected by the economic stresses and gains derived from deregulation. Deregulation and Interdependence in the Asia-Pacific Region explores the broadly similar experiences of certain economies in the regionChina, Hong Kong, Japan, Koreain dealing with the potentially volatile process of deregulation, and examines the East Asian response to a rapidly transforming economic environment
Growth and productivity in East Asia by Takatoshi Itō( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considering the examples of Australia and the Pacific Rim, Growth and Productivity in East Asia offers a contemporary explanation for national productivity that measures contributions not only from capital and labor, but also from economic activities and relevant changes in policy, education, and technology. Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose have organized a group of collaborators from several Asian countries, the United States, and other parts of the globe who ably balance both macroeconomic and microeconomic study with theoretical and empirical approaches. Growth and Productivity in East Asia
International trade in East Asia by Takatoshi Itō( Book )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'International Trade in East Asia' offers a summary of empirical factors of international trade specifically as they pertain to East Asian countries such as China, Japan, Korea & Taiwan
Monetary policy with very low inflation in the Pacific Rim by NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics( Book )

16 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Extremely low inflation rates have moved to the forefront of monetary policy discussions. In Asia, a number of countries--most prominently Japan, but also Taiwan and China--have actually experienced deflation over the last fifteen years. Monetary Policy with Very Low Inflation in the Pacific Rim explores the factors that have contributed to these circumstances and forecasts some of the potential challenges faced by these nations, as well as some potential solutions. The editors of this volume attribute low inflation and deflation in the region to a number of recent phenomena. Some of these episodes, they argue, may be linked to rapid growth on the supply side of economies. Here, inadequate demand policy can produce what is referred to as a "liquidity trap" in which the expectation of falling prices encourages agents to defer costly purchases, thereby discouraging growth. Low inflation rates can also be traced to the presence of a "zero-lower bound" on interest rates, as well as the inflation-targeting phenomenon. Targets have been set so low, the editors argue, that in some cases a few bad shocks lead to deflation."--Publisher's website
International financial issues in the Pacific Rim : global imbalances, financial liberalization, and exchange rate policy by NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics( Book )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"International Financial Issues in the Pacific Rim explains why the United States enjoys a seemingly symbiotic relationship with its trading partners despite stark inequalities in the trade balance, especially with Asia."--book jacket
Fiscal policy and management in East Asia by NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing fiscal policy - the revenues and spending of an individual nation - is among the most challenging tasks facing governments. Wealthy countries are constrained by complex regulation and taxation policies, while developing nations often face high inflation and trade taxes. In this volume, esteemed economists Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose, along with other leading experts, examine the problems and challenges facing public finance in East Asian developing countries as well as the United States and Japan. "Fiscal Policy and Management in East Asia" explores the inefficient tax systems of developing countries, the relationship between public and private sector economic behavior, and the pressing issue of future obligations that governments have undertaken to provide pensions and health care for their citizens. Featuring both overviews and analyses of the countries discussed, this book will be of value to economists and policy makers seeking to understand fiscal policy in a global context
Financial sector development in the Pacific Rim by NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics( Book )

13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the institutional factors influencing financial innovation, the consequences of financial development, widespread consolidation occurring through mergers and acquisitions, and the implementation of policy reform.--From publisher description
Trade in services to the Asia-Pacific region by NBER-East Asia Seminar on Economics( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume attempts to analyze trade in services in the Asia-Pacific region. Contributors provide overviews of basic issues involved in studying the service sector; investigate the impact of increasing trade in services on the economies of Taiwan, Korea, and Hong Kong; present detailed analyses of specific service sectors (telecommunications, financial services, international tourism, and accounting); and extend our understanding of trade in services beyond the usual concept (measured in balance of payment statistics) to include indirect services and services undertaken abroad by subsidiaries and affiliates
The economic consequences of demographic change in East Asia( Book )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers comparative analysis from twelve countries and examines the issue of age in the labor force. Contributors analyze the relationship between incentives to retire and the proportion of older persons in the workforce, the effects that reforming social security would have on the employment rates of older workers, and how extending labor force participation will affect program costs. Dispelling the myth that employing older workers takes jobs away from the young, this timely volume challenges existing assumptions about the relationship between old and young people in the workforce
 
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The Japanese economy
Alternative Names
Itō 1950- Takatoshi

Ito, T. 1950-

Ito, Takatoshi

Itō, Takatoshi, 1950-

Ito, Takatosi

Itou, Takatoshi

Itou, Takatosi

Takatoshi, Itō

Takatoshi, Ito 1950-

Takatoshi Ito Japanese economist

Ито, Такатоси

Такатоші Іто

이등륭민 1950-

이등융민 1950-

이토 타카토시 1950-

이토우 다카토시 1950-

이토우 타카토시 1950-

イトウ, タカトシ

イトウ, タカトシ 1950-

伊藤, 隆敏 1950-

伊藤隆敏

伊藤隆敏 1950-

Languages
English (291)

Covers
The political economy of Japanese monetary policyFinancial policy and central banking in JapanTrade and protectionismRegionalism versus multilateral trade arrangementsGrowth theories in light of the East Asian experienceChanges in exchange rates in rapidly developing countries : theory, practice, and policy issuesThe role of foreign direct investment in East Asian economic developmentGovernance, regulation, and privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region