Chapter

Introduction

Tsuneo Ishikawa

in Income and Wealth

Published in print February 2002 | ISBN: 9780198288626
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596469 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019828862X.003.0001
 Introduction

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The first part of Ch. 1 outlines the purpose and organization of the book. The second part provides an overview of the current labour participation structure, and of the structure and distribution of income and wealth in Japan. It also draws attention to the pitfalls that may arise in interpreting the data on these issues.

Keywords: data interpretation; income; income distribution; income structure; Japan; labour; labour participation structure; wealth; wealth distribution; wealth structure

Chapter.  9888 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Economics

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