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開講年度(Academic Year) 2021 
科目コード/科目名
(Course Code / Course Title)
BX437/Economics  
テーマ/サブタイトル等
(Theme / Subtitle)
担当者 (Instructor) 西崎 純代(NISHIZAKI SUMIYO) 
時間割 (Class Schedule) 春学期 (Spring Semester) 金曜日(Fri) 2時限(Period 2) オンライン
単位 (Credit) 2単位(2 Credits) 
科目ナンバリング
(Course Number)
ECX2111 
使用言語
(Language)
英語
(English) 
備考 (Notes)  
テキスト用コード (Text Code) BX437 



授業の
目標
Course
Objectives
a) Students will gain an understanding of major economic terminologies, concepts, and theories.
b) Students will be able to explain current economic events by applying theories and concepts covered in the course.
c) In short assignments, students will have the opportunity to analyze key economic problems by applying theories and concepts covered in the course.

 
 
授業の
内容
Course
Contents
Many aspects of our society relate to the economic activities of people, businesses, and government. Economics considers how businesses, governments, and individuals allocate their scarce resources for production, distribution, and consumption. This introductory course covers the basic concepts and theories and examines how they function in current events. This course focuses on microeconomics and includes the basic components of macroeconomics. This online course consists of lectures and class discussions, in which students are expected to actively participate. The order of topics may be adjusted to maximize learning outcomes. 
 
授業計画
Course
Schedule
1. Introduction: What is economics? 
2. How economists think (The Instant Economist, Chapter 1) 
3. Macroeconomics and Gross Domestic Product (Chapter 19) 
4. Division of labor (Chapter 2) 
5. Supply and demand (Chapter 3) 
6. Price elasticity (Chapter 5) 
7. The labor market and wages (Chapter 6) 
8. Financial markets and rates of return (Chapter 7) 
9. Competition: From perfect competition to monopoly (Chapter 9).
Antitrust and competition policy (Chapter 10). 
10. Negative and positive externalities (Chapter 12 and 13) 
11. Public goods (Chapter 14)
Regulation and deregulation (Chapter 11) 
12. Poverty, inequality and welfare programs (Chapter 15 and 16) 
13. Corporate and political governance (Chapter 18) 
14. Conclusion 
授業時間外
(予習・復習
等)の学習
Study
Required
Outside
of Class
Please go through the assigned chapter(s) before each class meeting.
 
成績評価
方法・基準
Evaluation
種類(Kind) 割合(%) 基準(Criteria)
筆記試験(Written Exam) 45  %  
平常点(In-class Points) 55  %
8-10 mini assignments (quizzes, short presentations, and mini papers).(55%)
備考(Notes)
The contents of mini assignments will be decided after the class size is finalized. [If applicable] A rubric for a presentation and a short paper will be available for students. Academic Honesty: [If applicable] Students are required to prepare an original presentation and an original short paper. Severe penalties are in place for students found guilty of plagiarism offenses. The submission of identical pieces of work for different courses is also considered an academic offense.
テキスト
Textbooks
No 著者名
(Author/Editor)
書籍名
(Title)
出版社
(Publisher)
出版年
(Date)
ISBN/ISSN
1. Timothy Taylor  The Instant Economist: Everything You Need to Know About How the Economy Works, Original edition   Plume  2012  978-0452297524 
その他(Others)
参考文献
Readings
No 著者名
(Author/Editor)
書籍名
(Title)
出版社
(Publisher)
出版年
(Date)
ISBN/ISSN
1. N. Gregory Mankiw  Principles of Economics, 9th Edition   south-western publishing  2020  978-0357038314 
その他(Others)
その他
(HP等)
Others
(e.g. HP)
Students are encouraged to read related news reports and information. Below are examples of Websites you may find useful.
The Economist: https://www.economist.com/
The Financial Times: https://www.ft.com/
The Wall Street Journal: https://www.wsj.com/


 
注意事項
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