Contemporary Issues in Korea, Asia, and Global Economy

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Contemporary Issues in Korea, Asia, and Global Economy

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, International Economics, International Relations, International Trade

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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 Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.