1ntroduction . This class focuses on the industrial and technological developments of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries t Why study ASEAN countries? . ASEAN countries along with Northeast Asian countnes have experienced sustained rapid growth through decades . ASEAN contains wtde variety of countr[es in terms of sizes, econom:c development, political system, etc. ' Lessons Iearned from ASEAN countries can have wide appltcations to other deve]oping countries . Concerns on "middle income tra p" 1 '
Course structure . This course is offered as a quarter class t Three parts to this class: ' Part 1 focuses on theories on fragmentatton of production ' Part 11 focuses on issues relatedto midd[e incometrap . How one should think about micidle incometrap . Qua]ity of exportsand upgrading of industries . [ssuestacingsupplychain ' Part 111 focuses on techno]ogical development . fechnologytranster . [nteilectua] prQperty rights . [nnovationcapabilitiesthroughpatentingactivities 1 - ･ws Ub t t 1
Grading . Grading will be based on a term paper and class -- . partlclpatlon: ' C]ass part]cipation dQes nQt mean just attending the class, but active involvement in the c]ass ' At least one presentation on a news topic related to industrial and/er technologicel development of an ASEAN ceuntry in interest ' A term paper w]L] focus on one industry in Dne ASEAN country and analyzes its industria] anti/or technoLogy strategy . Presentation of general trend in thedevelopment of the industry ' ldentification ef main policy related to the deveiopment of the industry . Analysis Qfthe above palicy . ' eq -t