INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Spring Semester Courses

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Spring Semester Courses Course Number

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Course Overview

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This course introduces students to Spr AB; Thu 5th International economic, social and institutional BE11021 Social Studies analysis. The dual perspectives of the to 6th Period; class are economics and managerial 3A213 II science.

Academic Writing for BE21051 Social Sciences II

Japanese Learning Support III BE21091

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Martin Pohl A.G. Moges

Equivalent to "International Studies II" in 2010 Lectures are conducted in English. JTP

Lectures are conducted in English. JTP

This course will expand on the range of writing skills introduced in Writing I. The class will also study models of good writing with the aim of building challenging vocabulary and grammar. Tasks will be set both in class and at Spr BC; home. This course aims to build a Intensive; May solid foundation for academic writing, 28, June 11, through analyzing the different June 25, and writing communication styles, format, July 9; Joint Use and language accuracy. It is very Facility Bld. A important to understand the kind of Room 203 writing communication and style needed for academic papers and reports and how English communication and accuracy in writing is used for critical thinking and solving problems

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Delgado Rodolfo

This course is designed to support you to acquire Japanese language skills, and also designed to deepen the Spr AB; Mon Students' understanding of the 4th to 5th lifestyle and culture of Japan using Period; 3A305 subjects that are appropriate for the students.

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Noe Yamada JTP

Spr AB; Thu 3rd to 4th Period; 1C206

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Simona Vasilache

Lectures are conducted in English. JTP G-course (equivalent to "Introduction to Information Processing" in 2010-2012)

This course is taught law and governance in English. Throughout the course, individual students are assigned materials. Periodically, throughout the course, individual students may be assigned to the Spring AB; Wed Law and BE21361 instructor to present and comment on 5th Period, Development cases If more than 30, GPA and 3A214 interview are used to select G 30 students are required to read assigned materials, and make summary every week.The number for G30 students is limited to seven.

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Yuichiro Tsuji

Lectures are conducted in English.

This course is focused on helping students acquire fundamental Introduction programming notions. Some of the BE21131 to topics that will be covered include Programming starting programming from “pen & paper”, pseudocode, algorithms, data types, basic control structures etc.

Spr AB: April 13, 2017 - July 3, 2017; Spr ABC: April 13, 2017 - August 9, 2017

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Spring Semester Courses Course Number

BE21181

BE21861

BE22051

BE22081

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Course Overview

The aim of this course is to analyse the social and economic changes in Japan, with particular focus on Social Issues changes in the nature of work in society and its implications in in Contemporary contemporary Japanese society, including complex issues such as Japan migration, foreign workers, ageing society, job hunting, working poor and inequality.

Standard Course Course Academic Offering Term Credits Year

Spr AB; Wed 5th to 6th Period; 3B402

Principles of Economics

The course introduces students to economics. It broadly covers issues, concepts, and basic theories in microeconomics and macroeconomics to provide foundations for students to understand the decision making behavior of economic agents, their interaction in market settings, and to comprehend current and practical issues and policies in economics. The course is designed to provide a concise and selective introduction to economic issues, theories, and policies.

Public Policy

This is an introductory course to public policies with special emphasis on social policies for the definitions Spr AB; Thu 1st and concepts of Public Policies? Why to 2nd Period; are they so important in the social 3A308 life? What is the public sector? These are some of the questions this course will address.

Political Philosophy

This course provides an introduction to the work of the classic thinkers who belong to the Western tradition in political philosophy, and in this to meet the basic educational needs of students specializing in the various areas of politics, law and economics. It is recognized that political Spr AB; Tue 5th philosophy is often held to be a to 6th Period; subjecting that presents major 3K302 difficulties for students. Accordingly, it is proposed to make the review of Western political thinkers as simple as possible and to focus attention on the explanation of the most fundamental of the terms and concepts in Western political thought.

Spr AB; 1st to 2nd Period; 3A213

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Identical to BB11871. Lectures are Edson Urano conducted in English. JTP G-course

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Lectures are conducted in Masaku Ikefuji English. JTP G-Course

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Identical to BB11881 and BC11461. Lectures are Ioshiaqui Edson Urano conducted in English. JTP G-course

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Identical to BC11171. Lectures are Charles Covell conducted in English. JTP

Spr AB: April 13, 2017 - July 3, 2017; Spr ABC: April 13, 2017 - August 9, 2017

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Spring Semester Courses Course Number

Course Name

Japanese BE22221 Economy

Course Overview

Standard Course Course Academic Offering Term Credits Year

The main purpose of this course is to understand basic historical facts about the Japanese Economy. We analyze those facts both empirically and theoretically and relate most Japanese issues to those in the U.S. The goal of this course for Japanese students is to Spr AB; Mon explain to foreign people about the 5th to 6th Japanese economy in English, and Period; 3B202 that for international students is to be more interested in Japan. As a prerequisite, this course requires BC51061 Introductory Microeconomics and BC51071 International Economics, or equivalent.

This course is an introduction to econometrics. We will begin with the linear regression model and its estimation and inference. Then we Introductory will cover linear models with BE22231 Econometrics endogeneity, linear panel models, limited dependent variables, and models used in program evaluations. This course prerequires Introductory Statistics.

Spr AB; Tue 2nd Period; 3A408

This course is an introduction to development economics, covering both theoretical and empirical research related to development. The Spr AB; Tue 4th Development BE22261 course will cover many of the key to 5th Period; Economics topics in development: poverty and 1C403 quality, industrialization, agriculture,human capital,governance and institution.

International BE22271 Trade

As the economy becomes more globalized, it is becoming necessary to study the basic mechanism of international trade and its impact on welfare. In this course, we first study the concept of comparative advantage and study why countries will be engaged in international trade. Then, Spr AB; Wed 1, we study the impact on welfare by 2; 3A306 using several models. (The Ricardian, Heckscher-Ohlin and Specific Factor Model). Then, we study the monopoly model and its implication for international trade theory. In addition, we discuss the impact of international factor movement such as immigration and foreign direct investment.

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Lectures are conducted in English. JTP

Lectures are conducted in English.

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Yoshinori Kurokawa

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Zhengfei Yu

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Lectures are Mari Minowa conducted in English.

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Hisahiro Naito

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Lectures are conducted in English. JTP

Spr AB: April 13, 2017 - July 3, 2017; Spr ABC: April 13, 2017 - August 9, 2017

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Spring Semester Courses Course Number

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Course Overview

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This course will discuss a variety of financing methods which will be mobilized to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals agreed in 2015 at the UN. It will go beyond traditional Spr AB; Tue 5th Financing for development finance in the form of BE22302 to 6th Period; Development official development aid (ODA) and 3A207 official development loans, and it will discuss new modality of development finance such as public private partnership (PPP) and social investments.

This course examines the politics of development in the era of globalization, exploring major issues and problems being encountered and confronted by the developing Globalization countries in the contemporary period. Spr AB; Tue and BE22471 and There will be lectures, videos, Friday4th Period Development discussions and debates on globalization theory, major development issues, politics in the developing world, and the impact of globalization on developing countries.

An introduction to linguistic anthropology, this course explores the theories, concepts and case studies that help us understand the dynamic Spr AB; Tue 1st relationship between language, Linguistic BE22501 and 2nd Period; Anthropology culture, and society. Based on the 3B402 class lecture and classroom discussions based on the reading assignments, we will try to understand the idea that.

International BE22521 Education

This course invites both overseas and Japanese students. The major purpose of the course is to enable students to Spr AB; Tue 3rd learn about issues and current trends and 4th Period; in educational studies in international 3K404 perspectives. It deals with themes, such as development, colonial legacy and global interaction, in education.

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Hideaki Suzuki

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Nathan Gilbert Quimpo

Lectures are conducted in English. JTP G-Course

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Risako Ide

Lectures are conducted in English. JTP

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Masako Shibata

Lectures are conducted in English. JTP

Spr AB: April 13, 2017 - July 3, 2017; Spr ABC: April 13, 2017 - August 9, 2017

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Spring Semester Courses Course Number

Course Name

Course Overview

Standard Course Course Academic Offering Term Credits Year

This course is designed to help students gain a better understanding of Japanese society by examining its demographic traits, e.g., past population growth, changes in fertility and mortality, and ageing. The aim of the course is to grasp such traits quantitatively as well as qualitatively. Through the course, students will become familiar with how to measure demographic events, such as birth and Population Spr AB; Tue and and Histroy in death, in an accurate and objective BE22561 Thu 3rd Period; fashion. The topics for measurement Japanese 3K302 include calculating crude rates, total Perspective fertility rate and population growth rate, standardization of rates, indirect estimation, and construction of life table. By computing various demographic indices of Japan and comparing them with those of other societies, students will be able to better understand Japanese demographic characteristics from a comparative perspective.

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Futoshi Kinoshita

Lectures are conducted in English. JTP

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Abu Girma Moges

Lectures are conducted in English. JTP

Mathematical This course introduces students to the Economics most fundamental analytical tools of mathematics for economics. It provides the necessary skills and BE22851 training to use mathematical approach in economic analysis. The course emphasizes on mathematical approaches to economic theory. Health Economics

BE22861

The demand for health and medical care services and the economic behavior of health services providers and the operation of health insurance Spr AB, Thu 5th markets are analyzed with economic to 6th Period; tools of analysis and Perspectives. 3B405 Regulation and finance of health care services are addressed within the context of health sector policies both developed and developing countries.

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IMPORTANT NOTES: 1. For TAG/AIMS inbound students, you are REQUIRED to take 18 credits (12 credits from 7 disciplines and general courses and 6 credits from Global Society and Global Internship as special compulsory subject) 2. Students under AIMS programme can enrol for at least 3 month and MUST include module A courses offered for each semester. 3. Please discuss with your home university regarding your intended courses prior to enrolment at University of Tsukuba to avoid conflict on credit transfer.

Spr AB: April 13, 2017 - July 3, 2017; Spr ABC: April 13, 2017 - August 9, 2017