Contemporary Japanese EconomyⅡ
TeachersOHIRA YOSHIOStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 2 2nd semest [Department of Regional Economics, Faculty of Economics]
Categorycourse of economics studies
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
 Syllabus Number8C219

Course Description

In this class, students study economic system, industry, and social issues of contemporary Japanese economy. The Japanese economy is developing in various fields but has various problems. The purpose is to consider these developments and problems.

Course Objectives

In this class, the objectives are to understand the contemporary Japanese economy. Students will be able to explain the recent economic systems in Japan, and the relationship between the various industries and Japanese economy.

Grading Policy

Evaluated according to the results of the exams and approach to the class

Textbook and Reference

ReferencesIntroduction Japanese Economy 6th editionAsako K., Iizuka N., and Shinohara S.Yuhikaku


Preparation and review



2The issues of contemporary Japanese economy
3Public finance in Japan
4Social security system
5Local economy and local finance
6Industrial structure in Japan
7Production system
8Automobile industry
9Globalization and Trade
10Labor market
11Financial market
13Resource and energy industry
14Environmental problems and disaster
15Summary and exam