Is Japan really out-maneuvering the West in post-industrial development? This Comment examines the down-side of economic progress by focusing on how Japan has addressed employment disruptions in the declining industries, such as steel, textiles, and electronic computers. Employment adjustment legislation and the Japanese government's past performance in creating and implementing employment adjustment policy are re-evaluated.
Susan N. Duke, Unemployment in Japan's Declining Industries: A Re-evaluation of Japanese Employment Adjustment Policy, 7 Penn St. Int'l L. Rev. 343 (1989).