Calendar

LEC # TOPIC READING
1 Introductory Meeting  
2 Exchange Schools and Production Schools

Amsden, Alice. In The Rise of 'The Rest'. Oxford, 2001, pp. 31-121.

Sachs, Jeffrey D., and Andrew M. Warner. "Economic Convergence and Economic Policies." NBER Working Paper No. 5039, February 1995.
http://papers.nber.org/papers/w5039.pdf

Dani Rodrick, "Institutions, Integration, and Geography: In Search of the Deep Determinants of Economic Growth, February 2002.
http://ksghome.harvard.edu/~.drodrik.academic.ksg/growthintro.pdf

Supplementary:  Moises Naim, "Fads and Fashion in Economic Reforms: Washington Consensus or Washington Confusion?" Paper prepared for IMF Conference on Second Generation Reforms, Washington, DC, 1999.
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/seminar/1999/reforms/Naim.HTM

3 Under Development In Theory and Practice 

Bates, Robert. In Markets and States in Tropical Africa. Univ. of California, 1981, pp. 1-44, 81-95.

United Nations Development Programme. Arab Human Development Report 2002. skim entire report but focus on Chapters 1,2, and 7.
http://www.undp.org/rbas/ahdr/bychapter.html

4 Development and The State

Shleifer, Andrei, and Robert Vishny. In The Grabbing Hand: Government Pathologies and Their Cures. Harvard, 1999, pp. 1-13.

Boycko, Maxim, Andrei Shleifer and Robert Vishny. In Privatizing Russia. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1995, Chap. 1 and 2 (pp. 1-46 ).

Stiglitz, Joseph E. "Redefining the Role of the State." Paper presented on the Tenth Anniversary of MITI Research Center, March 1998.
http://www.worldbank.org/html/extdr/extme/redefine.pdf

Stiglitz, Joseph E. "Wither Reform? Ten Years of Transition." Paper prepared for World Bank Annual Conference on Development Economics, Washington, DC, April, 1999.
http://www.worldbank.org/research/abcde/washington_11/pdfs/stiglitz.pdf

5 Development and Social Capital

Putnam, Robert D.  In Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1993, Chapters 4-6 (pp. 121-185).

Francis Fukuyama, "Social Capital and Civil Society," IMF Working Paper WP/00/74, April 2000.
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2000/wp0074.pdf

Locke, Richard M. "Building Trust." Paper prepared for The Saint-Gobain Centre for Economic Research 5th Conference, Paris, November 2002.

6 Development and Law

Hernando, de Soto. The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else (Basic Books, 2000).

La Porta, Rafael,  Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer, and Robert W. Vishny. "Law and Finance." Journal of Political Economy, vol. 106, no. 6 (December 1998): 1113-1155.

Alford, William. The More Law, the More . . .? Measuring Legal Reform in the People's Republic of China. Center for Research on Economic Development and Policy Reform: Working Paper no. 59, Stanford University, August 2000.
http://siepr.stanford.edu/publicationsprofile/1523

7 Development and Regime Type

North, Douglass, and Barry Weingast. "Constitutions and Commitment: The Evolution of Institutions Governing Public Choice in Seventeenth Century England." Journal of Economic History Vol. 49, (December 1989): 803-832
 

Gerschenkron, Alexander. "Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective." Harvard, 1962, pp. 5-30.

Przeworski, Adam, and Fernando Limongi. "Political Regimes and Economic Growth," Journal of Economic Perspectives 7 (Summer 1993): 51-69
 

Olson, Mancur. Power and Prosperity. New York: Basic Books, 2000, Chap. 1 and 2 (pp. 1-43).

8 Catch-Up and The Developmental State

Amsden, Alice. Asia's Next Giant. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1989, Chap. 1 (pp. 3-23).

Wade, Robert. Governing the Market. Princeton, 1990, (pp. 8-112).

Evans, Peter J. Embedded Autonomy: States and Industrial Transformation. Princeton, 1995, (pp. 3-73).

Krugman, Paul. "The Myth of Asia's Miracle." Foreign Affairs 73, (Nov/Dec 1994): 62-78.
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/50550/paul-krugman/the-myth-of-asias-miracle

9 Innovation, Organizations and Development

Schumpeter, Joseph. "The Theory of Economic Development." Chap. 2 in The Fundamental Phenomenon of Economic Development. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, [1911] 1968, pp. 57-94.

Joseph Schumpeter. Chap. XII-XVII in Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy. New York: Harper and Row, [1942] 1976, pp. 131-199.

Chandler, Alfred D., and Takashi Hikino. "The Large Industrial Enterprise and the Dynamics of Modern Growth." In Chandler et al., eds., Big Business and the Wealth of Nations. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997.

Clayton, Christensen M. "The Innovator's Dilemma." HBS Press, 1997, pp. ix-xxiv, 3-59.

10 Globalization, Modularity and Production

Aoki, Masahiko and Hirokazu Takizawa. "Modularity: Its Relevance to Industrial Architecture." paper prepared for the Conference on Innovation within Firms, Saint-Gobain Centre for Economic Research, Paris, November 2002. 

Brusoni, Stefano and Keith Pavitt. "Modularity and the Division of Cognitive Labor Within/Across Organizations." Paper prepared for the Conference on Innovation within Firms, Saint-Gobain Centre for Economic Research, Paris, November 2002. 

Fujimoto, Takahiro. "Organizational Diversity and Corporate Performance." Paper prepared for the Conference on Innovation within Firms, Saint-Gobain Centre for Economic Research, Paris, November 2002.

11 Catch-Up In A Globalized World

Saxenian, Anna Lee.  "Taiwan's Hsinchu Region: Imitator and Partner for Silicon Valley." SIEPR Discussion Paper no. 00-44, Stanford University, June 2001. http://www.sims.berkeley.edu/~anno/papers/hsinchu.pdf

Amsden, Alice and Wan-wen Chu. "Beyond Late Development: Upgrading Policies in Taiwan". Chap. 3 Government-Led Networking. Cambridge: MIT Press, forthcoming.
(to be distributed in class)

Steinfeld, Edward S. "Chinese Enterprise Development and the Challenge of Global Integration," paper prepared for World Bank project on East Asian Networked Production, November 2002.

Supplementary:
Shahid, Yusuf, et al. "Innovative East Asia: The Future of Growth". Chap. 4 in The Transition to Innovative Economies in East Asia. Washington: World Bank, 2003, pp. 141-180.

12 Globalization and Its Discontent

Williamson, John. "What Should the World Bank Think about the Washington Consensus?" The World Bank Research Observer vol. 15, no. 2 (Aug. 2000): 251-64.
http://www.worldbank.org/research/journals/wbro/obsaug00/pdf/(6)Williamson.pdf

Dani Rodrik, "Feasible Globalizations"
http://ksghome.harvard.edu/~.drodrik.academic.ksg/Feasglob.pdf

Margaret, McMillan, Dani Rodrik, and Karen Horn Welch. "When Economic Reform Goes Wrong: Cashews in Mozambique."
http://ksghome.harvard.edu/~.drodrik.academic.ksg/nuts.pdf

Stiglitz, Joseph E. Globalization and Its Discontents. New York: W.W. Norton, 2002, 23-88.

13 Research Presentation  
14 Research Presentation