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East and South-East Asia's Role in the Global Economy

In the course, East and South-East Asia's role in the global economy is studied and analysed. It starts by introducing theoretical arguments concerning economic geography and development and applies them to case studies in East and South-East Asia. This is followed by specialised study of theories and concepts that explain national and global economic circumstances focusing on global supply chains. The course systematically analyses the global organisation of production with regard to five different fields: financial markets, trade, industrial relations, multinational companies and innovation.

The aim of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the impact of the factors, processes and consequences of globally organised production on individuals and nations in East and South-East Asia. The course discusses economic theories from an interdisciplinary perspective to promote a critical understanding.

Course syllabus in English
Kursplan på svenska


Application period: 16 March - 15 April, 2020

Application code: LU-19561
Direct link to the course on the application web site

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Course code: COSM32
Credits: 7.5 ECTS credits

Cycle: Second Cycle 
Language of instruction: English

Study venue: Lund
Rate of study: Full time (100%)
Teaching hours: Daytime
Period of study: 2020-09-30 – 2020-10-30

Entry requirements: To be eligible to the course, the students must have a Bachelor's degree in social sciences or humanities. Oral and written language proficiency in English equivalent to English 6/B from Swedish upper secondary school is a requirement.

Application code: LU-19561
Direct link to the course on the application web site

Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies
Lund University
Sölvegatan 18 B, 223 62 Lund

Phone: +46 46 222 38 61
E-mail: info [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se