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Year 2017 Term Fall Day Thursday Period 3 Credit 2 Code 207
Course Title Development Finance
Major DID
Program Program in Economic Development Policy and Management
Instructor(s) N. Shinkai
Purpose & Description

This course will cover various topics of development finance. The first part of this course is dedicated to policy issues of development finance and related theories. In the second part, we will discuss country or region-specific issues of development finance and consider policy recommendations based on macroeconomic situations, financial crises, and MDGs based on presentations of textbooks and related papers. Having a good understanding of all the core courses of the EDP&M program would be preferable.


Schedule

First part:
1. Introduction (1 week)
2.National income accounting (1 week)
3.4.Foreign exchange market (2 weeks)
5.International monetary system (1 week)
6.Macroeconomic policy (1 week)
7.Review

Second part:
8.9. Global capital market, growth, debt issues, and financial crises (2 week)
10.11.Development finance practices by bilateral and multilateral development institutions (2 weeks)
12.13.14.Financial architecture and policy recommendations by country or region (3 weeks)
15.Financial crises, poverty alleviation and other related topics (1 week) 


Texts & References

First Part:
今井正幸(2001)「入門 国際開発金融」(亜紀書房)
Todaro, Michael, et al (2002) Economic Development, Eighth edition, Addison-Wesley
Krugman, Paul and Maurice Obstfeld (2002) International Economics: Theory and Policy, Sixth edition, Addison-Wesley

Second Part:
Kenen, Peter (2001) The International Financial Architecture: What’s New? What’s Missing?, Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C.
Takatoshi Ito, (1992) The Japanese Economy, The MIT Press
The World Bank, Global Development Finance
吉冨 勝(2003)「アジア経済の真実」(東洋経済新報社)

大坪 滋編(2009)「グローバリゼーションと開発」(剄草書房)

Other textbooks will be introduced in the class.


Evaluation

Mid-term(Inclass) exam, Presentation, and Takehome essay on country or region-specific development finance issues which are presented in the class


Language(s) for instruction & discussion; Others

English