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GLBL 312 01 (20651) /ECON474/EAST454
Economic and Policy Lessons from Japan
Stephen Roach
Spring 2017 
Areas So
Permission of instructor required
YC Global Affairs: Development

An evaluation of Japan's protracted economic problems and of their potential implications for other economies, including the United States, Europe, and China. Currency pressures, policy blunders, Abenomics, bubbles, and the global economic crisis of 2008; dangers to the global economy from a protracted postcrisis recovery period. Focus on policy remedies to avert similar problems in other countries.

Prerequisite: a course in macroeconomics.