6. Economic miracle and its impact on Japan
In the decades following the Occupation, Japan experienced an "economic miracle". By the end of the 1960s, Japan had become the third largest economy after the US and USSR. This had a profound impact not only on the wealth of ordinary Japanese, but also on their living standards and their work culture.Guiding questions:Why did Japan experience an "economic miracle"?What is the historiography regarding the Economic Miracle?