Economic History of JapanⅠ
TeachersTAMA ShinnosukeStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 2 1st semest [Department of Regional Economics, Faculty of Economics]
Categorycourse of economics studies
Elective, CreditsElective Requisites 2credit
 Syllabus Number8B205

Course Description

In this class, we will review Japan's modern and modern times from the economic side based on the text and learn the basic flow of economic development. At that time, we will study with emphasis on the relationship with the movement of the world surrounding Japan. In addition, in class, we will work on group learning over issues. Through it, we will develop DP1 of our diploma policy.

Course Objectives

You will be able to explain the major trends in Japan's economic development in modern and contemporary Japan.
You will be able to explain the relationship between the Japanese economy and the world economy.
You will be able to talk about the economic issues facing Japan today from a historical point of view.
You will be possible to critically talk about various debates over the Japanese economy.

Grading Policy

Regular quiz(25%), Mid-term exam (25%), final exam (50%), total (100%).
The midterm exam will be returned to you and deepen our understanding once again.

Textbook and Reference

Textbook"Japanese economy"Koujirou SakuraiNIHONHYOURONSYA


Before the lesson, read the relevant chapter of the textbook carefully and do homework for about 90 minutes to check your interests.
After the class, review the resume distributed in the class, re-read the textbook for the points that are important, and do homework for about 90 minutes to check your interests.



1Aims of the class and how to proceed
2Views on Economics and the Economy (Chapter 1)
3Edo period heritage (Chapter 2.1)
4Modern economic growth (Chapter 2, 2.3)
5Impact of the prewar and wartime economies (Part 1) (Chapter 3 1.2)
6Impact of the prewar and wartime economies (Part 2) (Chapter 3, 3.4)
7Postwar reforms (Chapter 4.1)
8Early and Modern Japanese Economy Summary and Interim Exam
9Postwar reconstruction period (Chapter 4.2)
10High Economic Growth (Part 1) (Chapter 5, 1.2)
11High Economic Growth (Part 2) (Chapter 5, 3.4)
12High Economic Growth (Part 3) (Chapter 5.5)
13Nixon shock and the Japanese economy (Chapter 6.1)
14Oil crisis and the Japanese economy (Chapter 6, 2.3)
15High economic growth and its end summary and final examination