Economic Success of Japan, with Steve Ericson

Japan’s rise from a war-devastated economy to an economic superpower was an incredible success story.  When the bubble burst in the early 1990s, the “lost” decades followed..

Instructor:  Steven Ericson was born in Tokyo and raised in Japan.  He received his PhD from Harvard University. He is Associate Professor of Japanese History at Dartmouth College where he has taught for over 30 years.  He is the author of The Sound of the Whistle:  Railroads and the State in Meiji Japan (Harvard University Press, 1996) and Financial Stabilization in Meiji Japan (Cornell University Press, 2020).

Location:  Zoom.  Class is limited to 10 participants.


Day and Time:  Tuesday and Thursday, April 27 and April 29 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm


Fee:  $10


Materials to be Purchased:  None