Economics of Population Aging - Visiting Professor : Yoko Niimi
This course introduces basic concepts, theories, and empirical issues pertaining to population aging. It covers a wide range of topics relating to population aging to enable students to deepen their understanding of the economic implications of population aging from the perspective of the household, government, and country as a whole. It also helps students to better understand what can be done to address the challenges of population aging in both developed and developing countries.
Numerical Analysis - Visiting Professor : SAKAMOTO Hiroshi
This course aims to teach the technique of numerical analysis necessary for the dissertation making. Some part of the course is lectures, but mainly it asks participants to collect and analyze actual data. The analysis theme is based on each participant’s need. Therefore, the technique for teaching will be adjusted accordingly.
International Migration and Economic Development - Visiting Professor : Dai Erbiao
International migration is one of the most notable global phenomena in recent decades. This course, International Migration and Economic Development, aims to enable participants
1) to have good understanding on the trends and mechanism of modern international migration;
2) to have a balanced view on the positive and negative effects of international migration on economic development of both source countries,particularly some Asian countries such as China and India,and destination countries such as Japan and USA;
3) to master some appropriate approaches for empirical studies.
Household Economics - Visiting Professor : HORIOKA Charles Yuji
This course introduces basic concepts, theories, empirical analyses, and policy issues pertaining to household economics
(also called consumer economics or family economics). It covers a broad range of topics including consumption, saving,
bequests and other intergenerational transfers, parent-child relations, etc.