Economic Development of the Postwar Pacific Rim
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
The economic development of Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Colombia, Peru, and Chile over the post-1950 period. Topics to be covered include: geopolitics and the political economy of growth; the expansion of global trade and global city networks; international migration and the demography of economic development; the Japan model of growth and the Tigers of Asia; and human development in the Asia Pacific Region.
Prerequisites: 204; 225 or ENGR 240 or a minimum grade of B+ in ENGL 135, 146 or 147.
Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.