GLOA 599: Issues in Global Affairs

GLOA 599-002: Korea in Global Context
(Spring 2015)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM TR

Robinson Hall A248

Section Information for Spring 2015

In this course, we will talk about how the post-war South Korean economy has evolved in conjunction with globalization. We will explore various topics including, but not limited to, 1) how the groundwork for the ‘miracle of Han river’ was prepared in the eve of globalization, 2) why the miracle turned into mirage with the financial crisis in 1997, 3) how the crisis reshaped the way the Korean government deals with globalization, and 4) what the current status of the Korean economy is in the context of globalization. We will also extensively compare South Korea with other similar, yet different, East Asian economies.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Studies current issues and debates in global affairs. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different.May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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