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.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.