Japan's Postwar Economic History
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Examines the factors giving rise to rapid economic growth in postwar Japan. These include economic reforms during the Occupation and the peace settlement; rapid capital accumulation in the 1950s; the relationship between exports and imports in economic development, distribution, social factors affecting the economy, the oil crisis and rise in the yen, the "Bubble Economy" and its bursting in the 1990s.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 436B, PACI 436B.
- 256 recommended.
Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.