Note: Names at the opening of each entry are written with surnames first, followed by comma and then other names. Elsewhere, names are given as they appeared in the cited literature, namely, surname-first for books in Japanese and forename-first for those in English.
ABE TAKESHI ( 1990), "Men Kogyo [Cotton Textile Industry]", in Nishikawa Shunsaku and Abe Takeshi [eds.], Nihon Keizaishi, 4: Sangyo Ka no Jidai, Jou ( Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten), 163-212.
ABEGGLEN JAMES C. ( 1958), The Japanese Factory: Aspects of Its Social Organization (Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press), repr. in J. C. Abegglen, Management and Worker: The Japanese Solution ( Tokyo: Sophia University, in cooperation with Kodansha International), 1973.
----- and STALK GEORGE JR. ( 1985), Kaisha, The Japanese Corporation ( New York: Basic Books).
ABRAMOVITZ MOSES ( 1986), "Catching Up, Forging Ahead and Falling Behind", Journal of Economic History, 46, 385-406.
ADACHI TETSUO ( 1981), "Ririkuki o Mukaeta Nihon no Koukuki Kogyo [The Japanese Aircraft Industry in a Takeoff Period]", Chogin Chosa Geppo, No. 185 ( Tokyo: The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan).
Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry ( 1964), Gijutsu Kakushin to Nihon no Kogyo: Kogyo Gijutsuin 15 Nen no Ayumi [Innovation and Manufacturing Industries in Japan: The 15 Year History of the Agency of Industrial Science and Technology], ( Tokyo: Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Sha).
AIDA HIROSHI ( 1991), Denshi Rikkoku Nihon no Jijoden [The Autobiography of Japan, a Country of Electronics], 4 vols ( Tokyo: Nihon Hoso Shuppan Kyokai).
ALCHIAN ARMEN A. ( 1950), "Uncertainly, Evolution, and Economic Theory", Journal of Political Economy, 58, 211-21.
ARISAWA HIROMI ( 1967), Nihon Sangyo 100 Nen Shi [The 100 Year History of Japanese Industries], 2 vols ( Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Shimbun Sha).
ARROW KENNETH J. ( 1962), "Economic Welfare and the Allocation of Resources for Invention", in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity (Princeton: Princeton University Press), 609-25.
ASANUMA BANRI ( 1985), "The Contractual Framework for Parts Supply in the Japanese Automotive Industry", Journal of Japanese Studies, Summer, 54-78.