Economic Growth in Early Modern and Modern Japan
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Focuses on three paradigms for analyzing economic growth: the neoclassical paradigm (emphasizing exogenous or endogenous growth, and the theory of implicit contracts), the political economy model (emphasizing government intervention and policy), and the evolutionary approach. These three models are developed and each is used to shed light on economic growth in Japan between 1600 and the present.
Prerequisites: 204, 225.
Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.