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Advanced Studies in Japanese Economics ( 12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL)


Leader: TBA

Not offered in 2006.

Synopsis: Students will gain an understanding of the contemporary Japanese political economy, its fundamental characteristics and major issues including contending perspectives on the Japanese 'economic miracle', and industrial policy.

Assessment: Written (4500 words): 50% + Seminar participation (1500 words): 10% + Test (3 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

Prerequisites: A Japanese studies sequence or economics or management or prior permission of the instructor.