• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Asian Studies
  • Areas of interest Non Language Asian Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

The economy of Japan since World War II; the course is concerned with the political economy of Japan and focuses on post-World War 2 economic growth, the development of economic institutions and on economic policy issues.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

By the end of the course the students will have a good understanding of the operation of the Japanese economy and of how to apply economic analysis to current issues facing Japan.  They will learn about the nature of public policy choices in Japan and they will also understand current issues in the Australia-Japan relationship.  They will have had the experience of producing two pieces of written work, one of which is a research-based essay.

Other Information

Delivery Mode:

On Campus

Indicative Assessment

Essay of 1,500 words (80%) and final examination (20%).

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Workload

32 contact hours per semester.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed 36 Units of courses. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ECON2008.

Preliminary Reading

Flath, David, The Japanese Economy, Oxford University Press

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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