I have not been posting to this site. Instead please look for new material on the NewJapanForum.wordpress.com (which was set up while the structure of the NBR Japan Forum was in flux) and to JapanAndEconomics.blogspot.com. You can find posts related to the auto industry at my most active (non-course) blog at AutosAndEconomics.blogspot.com. You can also find older material on the web site for my periodic course on Japan at Washington and Lee University, which is at econ272.academic.wlu.edu and includes posts by students.
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