15 Credits SPRING

Cannot be taken with: EAS6226


Aims/Description: The first half of this module will take students in a chronological manner through the economic development of Japan; from earliest stirrings of modern economic growth in the Tokugawa period through to the post-war high growth regime, the 1980s Bubble Economy and the 'Lost Decade' of the 1990s and 2000s. The second half of hte module will then move on to describing and analysing the role of business and management in Japan's economic development and the major specifics of Japanese business management in the post-war and contemporary periods, such as Japan's industrial organisation, its industrial relations system, and Japanese foreign direct investment in the UK.

Staff Contact: Dr Harald Conrad
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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