Southeast Asia and Oceanian Economics A University of Tsukuba
This course is mainly for graduate students in international public policies/area studies who like to specilise in southeast asian economics/studies.The course gives non-technical economic perspective of different topics particularly relevant to the contemporary development of southeast asian economies including economics of Covid-19 outbreak. Students need to partcipate actively in the class, participate in the discussion, submit a term paper and appear at a short exam at the end of the course.
The students will develop their non-technical economic perspective of different topics particularly relevant to the contemporarydevelopment of southesat asian economies.
(1) General competences: communicative ability, critical and creative thinking skills, data and information literacy, broad perspective and internationalism, collaborative, independent & autonomous skills (2) Specialized competences: understanding international development, analytical skills on international development, ability of logical expression on international development.
- No prerequisite.- All students who want to enroll in this class with credit must come to the first and second class. Once registered for a course, a student may withdraw from the course without penalty by notifying the instructor before the third class of the course.- Attendance will be recorded. Absence without notice may cause failing grade.
Tentatively, the grading structure will be below (subject to minor changes after discussing with the students at the end): Individual class quiz/performance/presentation: 30%Term paper:35% Final Eaxm:35%
Course introduction will be given in the first class and detail syllabus will be distributed on this date.At the end of every lecture, several seminer style discussion questions will be introduced that need to be discussed by the students in the following class.Syllabus and Introduction to SEACs:- Diversity, commonality and transition.- Economic Trends and Prospects in SEACsDynamics of agricultural transformation and natural resource baseContempoary economics: EAM, 1997 Asain Crisis and 2008 GFCGPS, trade, Industrialization and Foreign direct InvestmentsMiddle Income Trap: Skills, education and migrationInfrastructure and land use competitionClimate Change and Green FinancingPoverty, inequality and targeted policiesSDGs, Covid 19 outbreak and challeges for SEACsCourse Review for the exam and term paperSubmission of Term PaperFinal exam and course Evaluation
Online Course Requirement
Mohammad Malek Abdul
The course will be conducted online using MS teams (simultaneous interactive type)Final exam will be face to face.
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Link to the syllabus provided by the university