ECON 372 Contemporary Japanese Economy

The course provides an objective analysis of the causes and consequences of the post-war Japanese economic development. It examines the historical and institutional background of the contemporary Japanese economy and brings global economic perspective to bear on the U.S.-Japan economic relationship. The course concludes with an assessment of the lessons learned from the Japanese model and its relevance to the U.S. economy.

pre-rec: ECON 102 or 104.