Alex Kerr, educated at Yale, Oxford, and Keio Universities, is the author of many monographs and articles in both Japanese and English. He now lives in Bangkok.
"Keen insight into the unique causes and disastrous results of the once heralded 'Japan Model' of development . . . a must read." --Michael Judge, The Wall Street Journal"Should be required reading for anyone who writes about or studies the Japanese economy . . . " --Eric Johnston, The Japan Times