Economic development in the Asia Pacific region
- Start date
- End date
- Term 2
- Module code
- FHEQ Level
- Department of Economics
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
Upon successfully completing this course you will have:
- an understanding of the growth patters and macro-dynamics of the Asian-Pacific economies since c. 1950;
- an ability to apply relevant economic theories and concepts in explaining these trends and fluctuations;
- insights into major economic policy challenges facing the Asian-Pacific economies and an ability to discuss and design adequate policy responses.
Method of assessment
Assessment weighting: One essay outline (10%), one essay of 3,000 words (50%), one seminar presentation (20%), one group project (20%). Resubmission of coursework regulations do not apply to this course.
- ADBI 920140. ASEAN 2030. Towards a Borderless Economic Community, Tokyo: Asian Development Bank Institute.
- Aoki, M., H.-K. Kim and M. Okuno-Fujiwara (1997): The Role of Government in East Asian Economic Development. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
- Bramall, C. (2009): Chinese Economic Development. London: Routledge.
- Chang, H.-J. (2006): The East Asian Development Experience - The Miracle, the Crises, and the Future, London: Zed Books.
- Flath, D. (2014): The Japanese Economy, Third Edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Gill, I. and H. Kharas (2007): An East Asian Renaissance: Ideas for Economic Growth, Washington, DC: The World Bank.
- Perkins, D.H. (2013): East Asian Development. Foundations and Strategies, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
- Stiglitz, J.E. and S. Yussuf (eds., 2001): Rethinking the East Asian Miracle, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- World Bank (1993): The East Asian Miracle: Economic Growth and Public Policy, Oxford: Oxford University Press.