2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    
    Dec 11, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 339 - The Japanese Economy


A survey of the empirical and theoretical literature on various aspects of the Japanese economy. Topics include comparison of the Japanese labor market with the U.S. labor market, keiretsu and the economic conflict between the U.S. and Japan, industrial policies and the Japanese “miracle,” international comparison of the saving rate and the cost of capital, “multiskilling” and technological changes, participatory management practices and performance of the Japanese firm, and other issues of current interest.

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: ECON 251  
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Recommended: Previous completion of ECON 375  recommended.
Area of Inquiry: Social Relations,Inst.& Agents
Liberal Arts CORE: None


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