Course Description

Course Name

Contemporary Issues in Korea, Asia, and Global Economy

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


The objective of this course is to help students to understand contemporary economic issues in Asian and global economy. This course focuses the growth, structural reform, and financial crisis of the Korean and Asian economy, and analyzes the economic transition and emergence of China and its impact on the world economy. We will also discuss important contemporary global economic developments, such as trade and financial global integration and the global financial crisis and recovery, and their implications for Asia.
Students are expected to learn economic techniques to analyze various issues and understand current policy debates in Korea, Asia and the world economy.

*Course content subject to change