2020-2021 Catalog 
    
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2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 345 - The Economic Growth of Modern Japan


A comparative study of economic policies and business management practices. This course will trace the economic development of Japan, especially since World War II, and attempt to explain it. Among the variety of causes of economic growth covered, emphasis will be put on the macroeconomic and microeconomic policies of the government, the general institutional structure of the Japanese economy, the structure and behavior of Japanese firms, and Japanese management practices. Throughout the course, comparisons will be made with other countries, particularly the United States and the European Union countries. May be taken for either ECON or BUS credit, but not both. BUS 345 Prerequisite C- or better in ECON 110 . (Not offered 2018-2019) (Group I) (Diversity)