2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 30443 Asian Economics

Prerequisites: A 'C-' or better in any six hours of Economics. Examines the modern development and economic history of East Asia from the 19th century to the present. Topics include explanations for the rapid economic growth in the region; the impact of industrial policies, trade, and foreign direct investment; the origins of the Asian financial crisis; the role of demographic and institutional factors.