Economy and Finance

J.F. Oberlin University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Economy and Finance

  • Host University

    J.F. Oberlin University

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Economics, Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course will cover an introduction to microeconomic and macroeconomic principals. In addition, the course will cover a basic overview of personal finance with a focus on savings and investment strategies. The principals of supply and demand curves will be studied. We will discuss the reasoning and rationale that drives people to make choices in the marketplace as well as the short-term and long-term financial implications of those decisions. We will review commonly used economic measures including GPD, PPP, and COGS. Tools and strategies for financial planning will be examined. Basic money management and investment techniques will be compared and analyzed.