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ECON 272 - Japan’s Modern Economy


Credits: 3

Prerequisites: ECON 101 and 102. Analysis of the contemporary Japanese economy, including the comparative structure of its economy; the macroeconomics of the late 1980s “bubble economy” and subsequent growth; the changing role of women and its impact on fertility; and the future of an economy facing population decline and the fiscal burden of a rapidly aging population. Texts include works by sociologists and political scientists to emphasize the need to integrate the impact of policy and social structures on economic behavior. Smitka. Planned Offering: Fall or Winter




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