Master VWL Winter 2016/17  

Blockseminar: The Asian Economy

Organisation: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Volz
Tutor:
Termin: 20.12.2016 (Stand 06.10.2016)
Ort: I411
Unterrichtssprache: Englisch/Deutsch
Leistungsnachweise: Hausarbeit (Hinweise)
Modul: International Economics 07-202-1102
Dieses Seminar ist eine von drei Möglichkeiten für das Seminar des Moduls International Economics.

Deadline für Seminar Paper: 06.02.2017

Course Description

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the Asian economy and it's future challenges.

Seminarthemen

ThemenBetreuer
1.What is the ‘Middle Income Trap’, which East Asian economies are in danger ofgetting trapped, and how can they avoid this?Volz
2.What are the main environmental challenges to economic growth and development
across East Asia?
Volz
3.Can the quest for economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region be reconciled with
environmental sustainability?
Volz
4.What is Abenomics, and is it an appropriate strategy for Japan to overcome stagnation
and deflation?
Volz
5.Discuss the demographic challenges facing East Asian economies.Volz
6.What factors constitute the main threats to sustained economic growth in China?Volz
7.Discuss the likely economic effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Should countries
join?
Volz
8.Outline the trends in social inequality across East Asian economies. What policies have
proven successful in reducing inequality?
Volz

Literaturhinweise


letzte Änderung: 04.06.2018