John Tang


ECON 426

Economic Development of China and Japan since the 1800s

This seminar compares the economic development of Japan and China from the early 19th century through the early 21st. Using history and economic history textbooks for both countries and a neoclassical growth framework, the course examines the contours of each country’s development through the perspectives of industrialization, imperialism, institutions, and international engagement. Topics are covered biweekly in a comparative context for both countries.

Term: Spring 2019
Day/Time: M,W 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM