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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Korean, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction: Preview and Overall Evaluation

3 videos (Total 28 min), 1 quiz
3 videos
Introduction I12m
Introduction II13m
1 practice exercise
Introduction10m
1 hour to complete

1940s and 1950s

5 videos (Total 43 min), 1 quiz
5 videos
From Independence to the War16m
Import Substitution Policy of the 50s14m
Supplementary Video: Foreign Aid39s
The Role of Foreign Aid10m
1 practice exercise
1940 and 1950s Quiz16m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

1960s

4 videos (Total 31 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Supplementary Video: 1960s 5 Year Development Plan, West Germany and Light Industry2m
Supplementary Video: Saemaul Undong (New Community Movement)1m
Five Year Development Plan and Mobilization of Capital13m
1 practice exercise
1960s Quiz12m
1 hour to complete

1970s

5 videos (Total 25 min), 1 quiz
5 videos
Heavy and Chemical Industrialization (HCI) of the 70s11m
Supplementary Video: Oil Shock and Middle East Construction28s
Supplementary Video: 2nd Oil Shock and Recovery16s
Side-effects of HCI and Oil Shocks9m
1 practice exercise
1970s Quiz10m
Week
3
25 minutes to complete

1980s

3 videos (Total 17 min), 1 quiz
3 videos
Supplementary Video: 3-Lows25s
Three-Lows & Economic Boom of the 1980s7m
1 practice exercise
1980s Quiz8m
15 minutes to complete

The early 1990s

1 video (Total 11 min), 1 quiz
1 video
1 practice exercise
1990s Quiz4m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

1997 Asian Financial Crisis

4 videos (Total 27 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
1997 Asian Financial Crisis I6m
1997 Asian Financial Crisis II8m
1997 Asian Financial Crisis III8m
1 practice exercise
1997 Asian Financial Crisis Quiz10m
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Top reviews from The Korean Economic Development

By NJJul 1st 2017

This was a really fun course. I really enjoyed it a lot. I could understand easily. There wasnt too much of overwhelming information presented in a boring way. It was a really nice.

By DHAug 24th 2018

This is an excellent background of Korea's History in economic area. You can take as example of poverty till development and see that correct decisions lead to a development future

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Doo Won Lee

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School of Economics

About Yonsei University

Yonsei University was established in 1885 and is the oldest private university in Korea. Yonsei’s main campus is situated minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul’s metropolitan downtown. Yonsei has 3,500 eminent faculty members who are conducting cutting-edge research across all academic disciplines. There are 18 graduate schools, 22 colleges and 133 subsidiary institutions hosting a selective pool of students from around the world. Yonsei is proud of its history and reputation as a leading institution of higher education and research in Asia....

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