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Unformatted text preview: Introduction 1 Econ 163 The Japanese Economy Takeo Hoshi Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies UCSD Introduction 2 WebCT Log in to WebCT.ucsd.edu Choose Econ 163 2008 Winter Hoshi The course site will contain Syllabus PowerPoint files (after each class) Important announcements Supplementary readings Introduction 3 Textbooks David Flath, The Japanese Economy, 2 nd Edition (Oxford University Press, 2006) Takeo Hoshi and Anil Kashyap, Corporate Financing and Governance in Japan: The Road to the Future (MIT Press, 2001) Also recommended: Takatoshi Ito, The Japanese Economy (MIT Press, 1992) Introduction 4 To keep up with current events in the Japanese economy, Nikkei Net Interactive ( http://www.nni.nikkei.co.jp ) Economist.com ( http://www.economist.com/countries/Japan/ ) Introduction 5 Grading 1. Homework #1 ---- 15% (Due 1/29) 2. Mid-term exam ---- 35% (On 2/7) 3. Homework #2 ---- 15% (Due 2/26) 4. Final exam ---- 35% (3/18: 9:00-10:30 AM) Homework will be posted on the web site a week before the due date. Introduction 6 Office Hour and Teaching Assistants Office Hour: Wednesday 10:00-11:20 AM (IR/PS 1319) Teaching Assistants Jess Diamond (Econ 117) Office hour: M 10:00-11:20 AM Mike Callen (Econ 119) Office hour: M 12:30-1:50 PM Munechika Katayama (Sequoyah 239) Office hour: Th 1:30-2:50 PM Introduction...
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