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- DescriptionThese essays explore the history of the US tax mission to Japan during the occupation following World War II.
- Author BiographyW. Elliot Brownlee is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His most recent books include Federal Taxation in America: A Short History (Cambridge, 2004), The Reagan Presidency: Pragmatic Conservatism and its Legacies (co-edited with Hugh Davis Graham), America's History (three editions, co-authored with James Henretta, David Brody, Susan Ware and Marilynn S. Johnson), and Funding the Modern American State: The Rise and Fall of the Era of Easy Finance, 1941-1995 (Cambridge, 2003). His scholarly articles have appeared in American Nineteenth Century History, the Asia-Pacific Journal, The Center Magazine, Explorations in Economic History, The Journal of Economic History, Keio Economic Studies, The National Tax Journal, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, Reviews in American History, Rikkyo Economic Review, Sekai ('The World'), Social Philosophy and Policy, Tax Notes, The Wilson Quarterly and The Wisconsin Magazine of History. Eisaku Ide is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Economics at Keio University, Japan. He has served on many governmental commissions and committees for agencies of the Japanese government, including the Ministry of Finance, the office of the Cabinet, and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. His major field of scholarly emphasis is fiscal history and he has published several books and numerous articles on the history of Japanese budgetary and monetary policy during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. He recently published two articles in English: 'The End of the Strong State?: On the Evolution of Japanese Tax Policy', with Sven Steinmo (in The New Fiscal Sociology: Comparative and Historical Perspective, Cambridge, 2009) and 'The Origins of Macro-Budgeting and the Foundations of Japanese Public Finance: Drastic Fiscal Reform in Occupation Era', (in Keio Economic Studies 47, 2011). He has received the Susumu Sato Award from the Japanese Association of Local Public Finance and the Sozei Siryokan Award from The Institute of Tax Research and Literature. Yasunori Fukagai is Professor in the Faculty of Economics at Yokohama National University, Japan. His field of scholarly emphasis is the history of economic thought, and his research has focused on British utilitarian thinkers. He has published numerous scholarly articles and two edited books, Inspecting the Market Society: From Smith to Keynes (in Japanese) and British Empire, Social Integration and the History of Economic Thought (forthcoming, with Martin Daunton and Junichi Himeno). He has organized many conferences and lectured widely in Great Britain, the United States, Canada and Portugal, as well as Japan. He has received numerous major research grants, including a current one from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science to support 'The Organic View of the Society and the Designing of Economic Governance: Comparative Research on Economic Thought from the Fin-de-Siecle to the Inter-war Period'. He is the director of developmental plan for the Carl S. Shoup Collection in the possession of the University Library of Yokohama National University.
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication22/07/2013
- GenreEconomics: Professional & General
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note8 b/w illus. 10 tables
- Weight750 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Edited byEisaku Ide,W.Elliot Brownlee,Yasunori Fukagai
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