Institute: Gazdaság- és Társadalomtudományi Intézet (1084 Budapest, Tavaszmező u. 15-17.) Credit: 2
Type of classes: Nappali Language: angol Semester: 2015/16/2
 
Level: Gazdálkodási és menedzsment BSc alapszak; Kereskedelmi és marketing BSc alapszak; Műszaki menedzser BSc alapszak;
 
Responsible Teacher: Dr. Medve András Teacher(s): Dr. Szekeres Valéria;
 
Pre requirements: English exam of intermediate level type A or B, or accomplishment of a course for terminology. For students of business and management: English terminology I-II.
Consultations (total/week): Heti Lectures: 1 Practice lectures: 1 Labs: 0 Consultations: 0
 
Type of Exam: félévközi jegy
 
Aim of the subject: The objective of this course is to provide an in-depth introduction, within the frame of lectures and seminars, to the Japanese economy and business, by the help of studying the
basic terms of international economics.
Requirements during the semester
(homeworks, essays,
excercises, teamworks,
presentations,
part and final
oral/written exam etc.):
Mid-term Course requirements
requirements over the course:
Students are required to attend regularly the seminars and to give a short lecture on a topic of international economics or Japanese economy. To receive a credit, students are also
required to take a written exam during the last seminar.
 
Week of
semester
Topics of lectures/practices
1. Introduction
2. The basic trade model I
3. The basic trade model II
4. Capital movements and international companies
5. Trade policies and trading arrangements
6. Formation of the modern Japanese economy
7. Democratization after the World War II
8. Period of the rapid growth
9. Industrial policy and industrial organizations
10. Presentations I
11. Presentations II
12. The „lost” 1990s – the period of stagnation
13. Characteristics of labour market
14. Test
 
Compulsory literature: Flath, David: The Japanese economy, Oxford University Press, 2000. (some parts)
Dennis R. Appleyard, Alfred J. Field, Steven. L. Cobb: International economics, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2008. (some parts)
Ito, Takatoshi: The Japanese economy, The MIT Press, 2001. (some parts)