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The course is designed to provide some introductory knowledge of Japanese economy. Students will learn the essence of historical and institutional background of Japanese Economy. In this course, we will focus on the structural issue of Japanese economy as a background of the 10 year depression since the crush of the bubble economy in 1990.

Key words of this course: Corporate organization and governance, financial system and corporate groups, competition and business strategies, exchange rate regimes and international capital flows, productivity gap across industries, aging society, education and meritocracy, economic development and class stratification, and others.



Course Information

  • Course Location: Ito Campus
  • Next Course Intake: 2nd semester of autumn semester
  • Contacts: Ryoichi Imai imryoichi@isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp

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