The Headquarters Nation

Japan may soon dominate the world economy--but not as a result of a conspiracy.

Issue: Fall 1991

Japan may soon dominate the world economy--but not as a result of a conspiracy.  Its strategy is not written down in any of its official planning documents or in the "Visions" published from time to time by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI).  Rather, it is implicit in Japan's national interests, national goals, and institutional arrangements for achieving those goals. 

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