East Asian Economies
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ECON 083. East Asian Economies


This course will provide an overview of the East Asian economy and the economic inter-dependencies that characterize the region. After providing an understanding of the factors that have made East Asia the most dynamic in the world economy, current challenges of the region will be given particular attention. Topics that will be addressed include: economic growth in East Asia; trade and economic growth; the East Asian trade-production network; East Asia’s role in global imbalances; the Asian financial crisis; financial cooperation in East Asia; monetary cooperation in East Asia; East Asia’s role in global economic governance; inequality in East Asia; demographic challenges of East Asian countries; environmental challenges and the move to sustainable economics.
Prerequisite: ECON 001  
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for PEAC.
Fall 2018. Wang.
Catalog chapter: Economics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/economics


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