Econ11.30.10

Econ11.30.10 - Assignment13 Greenhalsh Guiso Pekkanen? Wan?...

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Assignment 13 Greenhalsh Guiso Pekkanen? Wan? Exam-talk? A. Cypher/Dietz Ch. 12 Question 4 Question 7 (follow the data hints in the question or go to http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/indicators/indicators_table.cfm , scroll down to section 7) For simplicity, you can compare to the U.S. and Korea Question 13 The website is http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/stats.shtml , proceed with icons on right-hand side. Examine at least three out of the eight goals. B. Demographic transition Explore the implications of the effects found in Bloom and Williamson (1998) for the U.S. C. Is Stubbs’ argument for the rapid economic growth of the seven miracle economies in East Asia applicable to other countries, too? Examine at least one other country of your choice. Confucian culture and economic development 1.Theoretical context "Post-orientalism" a "post-colonialism"-unseat Eurocentric discourse copying of Max Weber, European view with Asia in center 2.Orientalist economics: Confucian culture group orientation, harmony collectivist ethic (family) family economic strategy adaptation of traditional peasant ideology effortless reliance on unpaid family labor 3.Criticism -ignores glaring gender and other disparities: cover up for a very harsh real world
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