Study of Emerging Economies

Numbering Code G-ECON31 6A563 SB43 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Seminar
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese and English Day/Period Wed.2
Instructor name Mieno Fumiharu (Center for Southeast Asian Studies Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course This class will offer guidance in experimental study and case study research on the economies of Asia and developing nations, taking the form of a participatory laboratory seminar including postdoctorate and graduate students from expert-level advanced courses. _x005F_x000D_ The seminar will be conducted primarily in English, with the use of Japanese as needed._x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ The purpose of this seminar is research supervision of the participants’ research on Southeast Asian or developing economies. This seminar is conveyed jointed with Mieno Lab. This seminar consists of doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers._x005F_x000D_ The seminar is conveyed mainly in English and occasionally Japanese-based.
Course Goals The goal of the seminar is for participants to learn the fundamentals of empirical analysis of Asian economies and economic development required to investigate their research topics. The seminar also seeks to instill in students the knowledge to perform econometric statistical analysis. _x005F_x000D_ The seminar aims to instruct basic knowledge on Asian economies, economic development, and empirical methodology to enhance the capacity to analyze various topics related to students’ concerns. It also aims to instruct basic knowledge of econometric analysis with statistics software._x005F_x000D_
Schedule and Contents This seminar will progress primarily via reports by participants. Group readings and training in empirical analysis will be included as appropriate. _x005F_x000D_ The seminar will mainly consist of presentations by the participants and discussion. When necessary, group reading and training practice for empirical analysis will be included. _x005F_x000D_
Evaluation Methods and Policy Participation and contribution to the seminar. _x005F_x000D_ Contribution to the seminar activities._x005F_x000D_
Course Requirements Selection interviews will be conducted when the number of applicants is beyond the seminar's capacity. _x005F_x000D_ Selection interviews will be conducted when the number of applicants is beyond the seminar's capacity.
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Participants are required to make at least one report on their own research per term. Participants are required to look over the papers assigned in advance and other seminar members' report summaries. _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ Participants are required to give a presentation of their study topics at least once during the term. Participants are required to review assigned papers and the presentation materials of the seminar members in advance.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Not used; overall, none in particular. Readings are assigned for each topic.
References, etc. Introduced during class