Marie C Anchordoguy
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.
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.
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.