シラバス Syllabus

授業名 Economic Policy
Course Title Economic Policy
担当教員 Instructor Name Dongyu Guo
コード Couse Code NUC421_N20B
授業形態 Class Type 講義 Regular course
授業形式 Class Format
単位 Credits 2
言語 Language EN
科目区分 Course Category
学位 Degree BBA
開講情報 Terms / Location 2020 UG Nisshin Term3

授業の概要 Course Overview


The economic policy of governments covers many areas of government interventions into the economy. The primary focus of this course is regulatory policy, anti-trust policy, industrial policy and technology-based economic development policy. This course introduces and develops the main implications of different countries'/ regions' economic policy. It focuses on the rationale behind the adoption of regimes and the interplay between economic policy and firms. Finally, this course provides students with the opportunity for the enhanced use of appropriate research methods and tools via the case methods.

本授業の該当ラーニングゴール Learning Goals

*本学の教育ミッションを具現化する形で設定されています。

LG1 Critical Thinking
LG2 Diversity Awareness
LG3 Ethical Decision Making
LG4 Effective Communication

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes


If students complete the course successfully, they should be able to
o be familiar with main issues that arise in the implementation of different economic policy,
o identify the relevant economic policy and be able develop policy suggestions,
o read academic papers on related topics, assess the strengths and weaknesses of each approach, summarize and comment on these papers as well as suggest possible extensions.

SDGsとの関連性 Relevance to Sustainable Development Goals

教育手法 Teaching Method

教育手法 Teaching Method % of Course Time
インプット型 Traditional 20 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 80 %
フィールドメソッド Field Method 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

学習方法、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Course Approach, Report, Feedback methods

o The students are supposed to devote at least 3 hours to individual preparation for each case. They should complete the mandatory readings, as part of the self-learning process, in order to learn the necessary fundamentals, concepts and theories that allow them to understand and be prepared for each lecture.
o Additional readings are encouraged for the students who wish to acquire deeper insights.
o Each student should hand in one preparation report and one final report. The assignments will be announced in the first lecture.
o In the case method form, the students are asked to speak in a propositive manner during the class and acquire a thorough understanding of the discussion.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule

第1日(Day1)

Policy in IT

●使用するケース
Title: Competition Policy in the European Union and the Power of Microsoft
Case Provider: HBP
Link: https://hbsp.harvard.edu/product/701043-PDF-ENG

第2日(Day2)

Policy in digital economy

●使用するケース
Title: Google in Europe: Competition Policy in the Digital Era
Case Provider: HBP
Link: https://hbsp.harvard.edu/product/717004-PDF-ENG

第3日(Day3)

Policy in oil industry

●使用するケース
Title: BP's Macondo: Spill and Response
Case Provider: HBP
Link: https://hbsp.harvard.edu/product/711021-PDF-ENG

第4日(Day4)

Policy in taxi industry

●使用するケース
Title: Uber in Hong Kong: A Regulator's Dilemma
Case Provider: HBP
Link: https://hbsp.harvard.edu/product/HK1149-PDF-ENG

第5日(Day5)

Policy in alcohol industry

●使用するケース
Title: Deregulating the Sale of Alcohol in Ontario
Case Provider: HBP
Link: https://hbsp.harvard.edu/product/W17201-PDF-ENG

第6日(Day6)

Policy in tobacco industry

●使用するケース
Title: Snus: No Smoke Without Fire?
Case Provider: HBP
Link: https://hbsp.harvard.edu/product/IMD404-PDF-ENG

第7日(Day7)

Policy in manufacturing industry

●使用するケース
Title: Fusion Systems Corp. in Japan
Case Provider: HBP
Link: https://hbsp.harvard.edu/product/390021-PDF-ENG

成績評価方法 Evaluation Criteria

*成績は下記該当項目を基に決定されます。
*クラス貢献度合計はコールドコールと授業内での挙手発言の合算値です。
講師用内規準拠 Method of Assessment Weights
コールドコール Cold Call 0 %
授業内での挙手発言 Class Contribution 50 %
クラス貢献度合計 Class Contribution Total 50 %
予習レポート Preparation Report 20 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 0 %
シミュレーション成績 Simulation 0 %
ケース試験 Case Exam 0 %
最終レポート Final Report 30 %
期末試験 Final Exam 0 %
参加者による相互評価 Peer Assessment 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • Massimo Motta「Competition Policy: Theory and Practice (The textbook is not necessary for this course)」Cambridge University Press(2004)978-0521016919

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Whinston, M. D. Lectures on Antitrust Economics. MIT Press, 2008.

授業調査に対するコメント Comment on Course Evaluation

NA

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 


Dongyu Guo received her Ph.D. in Economics at Humboldt University of Berlin and her M.Sc. in Statistics (research) at London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research interests lie primarily in the fields of industrial organization, competition policy, regulation and, more broadly, applied microeconomic theory.

(実務経験 Work experience)


Prior to joining NUCB, she worked as Research Fellow at the Chair of Microeconomics and International Economics at University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.

Refereed Articles

  • (2020) Regulatory risk, vertical integration, and upstream investment. European Economic Review 128
  • (2020) Mergers with Structural Remedies in a Cournot Oligopoly. Theoretical Economics Letters 10(2): 2162-2078
  • (2017) Asymmetric price adjustments: A supply side approach. International Journal of Industrial Organization 50
  • (2015) Mergers between regulated firms with unknown efficiency gains. Review of Economic Design 19






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