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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Economics Economics Day Course
Lecture Code G6264001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別講義(財務・金融行政と地域経済)
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Special Lectures (Japan's finance, financial administration and regional economy)
スズキ ヨシヒサ,シバタ サトル,ムラカミ ヨシコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri5-8:ECON B257
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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In class Lecture  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Economics
Eligible Students
Keywords Finance, Financial administration, Tax policy, Customs, Government Assets, Financial literacy, CPA, Economic conditions, Policy-based financing 
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within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
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Please check the administrative agency Homepage (Ministry of Finance, Financial Services Agency, Chugoku Local Finance Bureau) related to the class. Check the news such as newspaper, and attend the class with an interest in fiscal system, financial system, and economy. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction, Functions and roles of Ministry of Finance, Financial Services Agency and Local Finance Bureaus
lesson2 Current financial situation and problems in Japan
lesson3 Current state and issues of financial administration
lesson4 Overview of Government Assets administration
lesson5 Tariff policy and Customs administration
lesson6 Regional alliances and local contribution in Chugoku Local Finance Bureaus
lesson7 Survey on national budget, fiscal investment and loan program
lesson8 Introduction to financial literacy Part1
lesson9 Introduction to financial literacy Part2
lesson10 Economic situation in Hiroshima Prefecture and Characteristics of industrial structure of Hiroshima Prefecture
lesson11 Ensuring proper disclosure and the role of Certified Public Accountants
lesson12 Current status of Japanese tax system and tax reform
lesson13 The role of Japan Finance Corporation in policy finance
lesson14 The role of Development Bank of Japan in policy finance
lesson15 Business of Regional Economy Vitalization Corporation of Japan

Final Exam is conducted in the classroom.
This schedule may be subject to change.  
Lecture materials may be downloaded from Moodle in advance. 
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Lecturers from administrative agency such as Chugoku local finance bureau will give lectures on the current state of Japan's finance, financial administration, and regional economies, including experience, with the aim of acquiring basic knowledge that should be acquired as a member of society. 
Requirements You are supposed to study on your own initiative. 
Grading Method Class performance and cotribution to discussion:20%, Final Exam:80% 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it This is an endowed-course set up by Chugoku Local Finance Bureau.
This course is a class in which practitioners and experts give lectures. 
Other Please fill in the questionnaire on the attendance card distributed during the classes and hand it to the lecturer. The card will be returned to you with lecturer’s comments. Your comment will help improve the lecture.  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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