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Marie C Anchordoguy
SISEA 481
Seattle Campus

Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies in East Asia

Role of state and technological change in economic development. Analyzes state and corporate technology policies historically. Basic technology concepts, institutions, and policies in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and China. Examines sources of Asia's rise in world of technology and explores whether conditions for its success will continue. Recommended: SISEA or SISA course. Offered: jointly with I BUS 461.

Class description

Students will learn the basic tools neede to analyze the role of the state and technological change in the economic development of Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and China.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures with significant discussion.

Recommended preparation

Some knowledge of East Asia in the postwar period is desired but not required.

Class assignments and grading

Reading, midterm examination, final examination, 10-12 page research paper.

Exams, paper, discussion in class, attendance.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Marie C Anchordoguy
Date: 04/20/2004