Course description

This course examines the present day realities and future potential of fast-emerging economies in Asia and Eastern Europe emphasizing key macroeconomic trends international trade foreign direct investment finance and banking labor markets and technological innovation. Case studies highlight the causal factors and limits of economic dynamics in China India and Russia among others. Students independently research write and present studies on the nature of the rapid economic transformations and recent economic policy strategies of these countries.


  • Professor of International Economics, University of Messina and Associate, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
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