Your first step into the real world starts here

 Yuri Sasaki
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Economics

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We at the Faculty of Economics often receive comments from alumni who have entered the workforce saying that they should have listened more attentively to lectures or that they wish they could go back and relearn things now.

I believe these comments represent their recognition of the significance of studying in an economics department, which they renewed after encountering various economic issues as a member of the workforce.

You may be able to acquire knowledge of economic issues from an Internet search. However, even if you understand the mechanism of the negative interest rate policy, for example, you may not be able to determine whether it is advantageous to the Japanese economy simply by searching online. The Internet is full of different opinions and it is therefore difficult to ...