SemesterSpring Semester, 2021
DepartmentInternational Master's Program in International Studies, First Year International Master's Program in International Studies, Second Year
Course NamePolitical Economy
InstructorLEU GUAN-YI
Credit3.0
Course TypeRequired
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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週次



Week



課程主題



Topic



課程內容與指定閱讀



Content and Reading Assignment



教學活動與作業



Teaching Activities and Homework



學習投入時間



Student workload expectation



課堂講授



In-class Hours



課程前後



Outside-of-class Hours



1



Course Introduction



State-Market Debates



Seminar Discussion



3



3



2



Interest Groups and Trade Policy Preferences




  • Kenneth Scheve and Mathew Slaughter, “What Determines Individual Trade-Policy Preferences?” Journal of International Economics Vol. 54 No. 2 (August 2001):267-292

  • Malcolm Fairbrother. 2010. “Trade Policymaking in the Real World: Elites’ Conflicting Worldviews and North American Integration.” Review of International Political Economy 17(2): 319-347.

  • See syllabus distributed in class.



Seminar Discussion



3



8~12



3



Domestic Political Institutions and Policy Options and Outcomes




  • Booth, Anne. "Initial conditions and miraculous growth: why is South East Asia different from Taiwan and South Korea?." World Development 27, no. 2 (1999): 301- 321.

  • Engerman, Stanley and Kenneth Sokoloff. 2008. “Debating the Role of Institutions in Political and Economic Development: Theory, History and Findings,” Annual Review of Political Science, vol. 11, pp. 119-135.

  • See syllabus distributed in class.



Seminar Discussion



3



8~12



4



Ideas and Cultures & Asian Value?




  • Jung, Kim Dae. "Is culture destiny? The myth of Asia's anti-democratic values." Foreign Affairs (1994): 189-194.

  • Peter M. Haas, “Do Regimes Matter? Epistemic Communities and Mediterranean Pollution Control,” International Organization 43(3)(Summer, 1989): 377-403

  • See syllabus distributed in class.



Seminar Discussion



3



8~12



5



National Holiday



National Day Celebration



No Class!



0



0



6



Power and Trade & Economic Determinants of National Interests and Grand Strategy




  • Abdelal, Rawi and Jonathan Kirshner. 1999/2000. Strategy, Economic Relations, and the Definition of National Interests. Security Studies 9 (1/2):119-56.

  • Krasner, Stephen D. "State power and the structure of international trade." World Politics 28.3 (1976): 317-347.



Seminar Discussion



3



8~12



7



Developmental States and Its Critiques




  • Levi-Faur, David. "The Developmental State: Israel, South Korea, and Taiwan Compared." Studies in Comparative International Development (SCID) 33, no. 1 (1998): 65-93.

  • Evans, Peter B. "Predatory, developmental, and other apparatuses: a comparative political economy perspective on the third world state." In Sociological forum, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 561-587. Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers, 1989.

  • “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly? Korea, Taiwan, and the Asian Financial Crisis.” In The Asian Financial Crisis and the Architecture of Global Finance, edited by Gregory W. Noble and John



Seminar Discussion



3



8~12



8



FDI and Transnational Business Network




  • Mitchell Bernard and John Ravenhill, “Beyond Product Cycles and Flying Geese,” World Politics, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 171-209.

  • Dennis Tachki, “Between Foreign Direct Investment and Regionalism: the Role of Japanese Production Networks,” in T. J. Pempel, ed. Remapping East Asia, pp. 149-169.

  • Quan Li and A. Resnick. 2003. “Reversal of Fortunes: Democratic Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment Inflows to Developing Countries.” International Organization



57:1 (Winter), 175-211



Seminar Discussion



3



8~12



9



Midterm Week



Short review/Research Topic Submission



Assignment Submission



3



12



10



Internationa/Regional Institutions and Trade




  • B. Peter Rosendorff, “Stability and Rigidity: Politics and Design of the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Procedure,” American Political Science Review 99,3 (August 2005), 389-400.

  • Edward D. Mansfield and Eric Reinhardt, “Multilateral Determinants of Regionalism: The Effects of GATT/WTO on the Formation of Preferential Trading Arrangements,” International Organization 57,4 (Fall 2003), 829-862.



Seminar Discussion



3



8~12



11



Varieties Capitalism in East Asia (I): Japan




  • Sasada, H. (2012). The evolution of the Japanese Developmental State: institutions locked in by ideas. Routledge. Chapters 5 and 6.

  • Bai Gao, Japan’s Economic Dilemma: the Institutional Origins of Prosperity and Stagnation (Cambridge, 2001), Chapter 1, 4, 6, and 8, pp.1-21, 68-113, 152-202, and 243-274.

  • T. J. Pempel, Regime Shift: Comparative Dynamics of the Japanese Political Economy (Cornell, 1998).



Seminar Discussion



3



8~12



12



Varieties Capitalism in East Asia (II): South Korea and Taiwan




  • Chu, Yin-Wah. "Labor and democratization in South Korea and Taiwan." Journal of Contemporary Asia 28, no. 2 (1998): 185-202.

  • Ho, Ming-sho, and Chen-Shuo Hong. "Challenging New Conservative Regimes in South Korea and Taiwan." Asian Survey 52, no. 4 (2012): 643-665.

  • Elizabeth Thurbon, “Two Paths to Financial Liberalization: South Korea and Taiwan,” The Pacific Review, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2001), pp.241-67.



Seminar Discussion



3



8~12



13



Varieties Captialism in East Asia (III): China




  • Knight, John B. "China as a developmental state." The World Economy 37, no. 10 (2014): 1335-1347.

  • Oi, Jean C. "The role of the local state in China's transitional economy." The China Quarterly 144 (1995): 1132-1149.

  • Gallagher, Mary E. "“Reform and openness”: Why China's economic reforms have delayed democracy." World Politics 54, no. 3 (2002): 338-372.



Seminar Discussion



3



8~12



14



Crony Capitalism and Corruption & Crisis




  • Rock, Michael T., and Heidi Bonnett. "The comparative politics of corruption: accounting for the East Asian paradox in empirical studies of corruption, growth and investment." World Development 32, no. 6 (2004): 999-1017.

  • Chang, Eric CC, and Yun-han Chu. "Corruption and trust: exceptionalism in Asian democracies?." The Journal of Politics 68, no. 2 (2006): 259-271.

  • Feng Yi. Chapter 4. Political Foundation of Economic Management: an Interpretation of Economic Development and Economic Crisis in East Asia in Richter F-J (ed) The East Asian development model: economic growth, institutional failure, and the aftermath of the crisis. London : New York: Macmillan ; St. Martin's Press, 2000: 71- 96.

  • Robert Wade, “The Asian debt-and-development crisis of 1997-? Causes and consequences,” World Development 26, no. 8 (August 1998), pp.1535-53.



Seminar discussion



3



8~12



15



Gender, Labor, and Immigrations in East Asia




  • Chung, Erin Aeran. "Workers or residents? Diverging patterns of immigrant incorporation in Korea and Japan." Pacific Affairs 83, no. 4 (2010): 675-696.

  • Freeman, Caren. Making and faking kinship: Marriage and labor migration between China and South Korea. Cornell University Press, 2015.

  • Chang, Chin-fen, and Paula England. "Gender inequality in earnings in industrialized East Asia." Social Science Research 40, no. 1 (2011): 1-14.



Seminar discussion



3



8~12



16



Globalization and the Domestic Politics of Risks and Redistributions




  • Haggard, Stephan, and Robert R. Kaufman. Development, Democracy, and Welfare States: Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe. Princeton University Press, 2008.

  • Kwon, Huck?ju. "Transforming the developmental welfare state in East Asia." Development and Change 36, no. 3 (2005): 477-497.

  • Fleckenstein, T., & Lee, S. C. (2017). Democratization, post-industrialization, and East Asian welfare capitalism: the politics of welfare state reform in Japan, South Korea, and



Taiwan. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 33(1), 36-54.



 



3



8~12



17



Presentations



Student presentations



Discussions



3



24



18



Presentations



Student presentations and assignment submission



Discussions



3



24



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Attendance and In-Class Discussions: 25%



Presentations: 20%



Short Reviews: 20%



Final Essay Paper or Research Paper: 35%



 


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