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Japanese Political Economy
Editor: A. Maria Toyoda, Villanova University

The Japanese Political Economy publishes high quality, original articles that explore Japan's domestic and international political economy, comparative studies, political economic history, industry and policy studies. The journal welcomes a broad range of scholarship that makes theoretical and empirical contributions to the field.

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2329-194X Vol. 40 (Spring 2014 - Winter 2014/15) 4

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Editorial Board
Advisory Committee: Ronald Dore, London School of Economics; Margarita Estevez-Abe, Syracuse University; William Grimes, Boston University; Masami Imai, Wesleyan University; Saori Katada, University of Southern California; Sebastien Lechevalier, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales; Phillip Lipscy, Stanford University; Patricia Maclachlan, University of Texas at Austin; Mark Metzler, University of Texas at Austin; Hideaki Miyajima, Waseda University; Greg Noble, University of Tokyo; Gene Park, Loyola Marymount University; Robert Pekkanen, University of Washington; Saadia Pekkanen, University of Washington; T.J. Pempel, University of California Berkeley; Tom Roehl, Western Washington University; Richard Samuels, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Hironori Sasada, Hokkaido University; Ulrike Schaede, University of California San Diego; Len Schoppa, University of Virginia; Masato Shizume, Waseda University; Dick Smethurst, University of Pittsburgh; Michael Smitka, Washington and Lee University; Mireya Solis, American University; Yves Tiberghien, University of British Columbia; Shujiro Urata, Waseda University; Steve Vogel, University of California Berkeley

Table of Contents
Spring 2014
Vol. 40 No. 01

Publisher's Note on the Editorial Plan for The Japanese Political Economy
Family Characteristics and Educational Expenditures in Japan and the United States
The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and the Democratic Party of Japan
Leadership, Structures, and Information Challenges During the Crisis
The Run on Daily Foods and Goods After the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake
A Fact Finding Analysis Based on Homescan Data
Call for Papers for Special Issues on Abenomics and on Diversity and Institutional Change in the Japanese Economy and Society


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