Research Project Description
From the syllabus -
"You are required to do an individual research project (written and oral), not to write a research paper. Every student must select one country in Asia and study its economic development. In addition, each student must select an economic topic that relates to that development. The research assisgnment must be both theoretical (explain how your topic relates to economic development) and empirical (show information pertaining to your topic and economic growth using statistics). Further information about the assignment will be provided in the third or fourth week of class..."
"Once you have chosen a country, do some background reading on it. Study its history and economy so you can pick one of the topics below -- one that is especially relevant to the particular economic circumstances of your chosen country..."
"The topics include: International trade, poverty, income distribution, labor and employment, agriculture, international financial flows, money and banking, foreign investment, specific industries (such as pharmaceutical, tourism, film, construction, insurance, etc.), health, education, population, technology, environmental degredation, outsourcing, political system and its role on the economy, monetary policy, fiscal policy..."
For more information, please consult the course syllabus or speak with your instructor.
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