Origins of the Economic Ideas of Takahashi Korekiyo

Masato Shizume*

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In this chapter, I will explore the origins of Takahashi’s policies with reference to his career and personal networks in a global context both in time and space. I will begin with the development of his career, which informed his perception of society and the economy. Then, I will review his accomplishments as finance minister from his first appointment in 1913 through 1936, when he was assassinated. Finally, I will summarize his thoughts in relation to his earlier career and experience.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStudies in Economic History
PublisherSpringer Japan
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Publication series

NameStudies in Economic History
ISSN (Print)2364-1797
ISSN (Electronic)2364-1800

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • History
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)


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