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FIN 680A/INB 670C/ FIN 360A/ECO 395:
India as a Market-oriented Economy: Present and Future

Course Outline and TimeTable

 
 

Fall 2009

 
 

Class Meeting session and Days

Topics including BB discussion for coming week

Reading Material

Week 1
September 21

In-class Meeting
Blackboard Discussion: Economic Development of India Shyamal Roy, Dreze and Sen

Read Dreze and Sen, Chapters 2 and 3
Shyamal Roy

Week 2
September 28

Blackboard Discussion: Structural Analysis

Read Panagariya's Transforming India: An Introduction (from Bhagwati and Calomiris)

Week 3
October 5

In-class Meeting: Economic Development (Slides)
Blackboard Discussion: Automobile Industry

Read Articles on the Auto Industry from Blackboard

Week 4
October 12

Movie: Kathaparayumbol
Blackboard Discussion: Automobile Industry
Read Articles on Hollywood and Media/Entertainment from Blackboard
Week 5
October 19
Blackboard Discussion: Automobile Industry Read Articles on Hollywood and Media/Entertainment from Blackboard


Week 6
October 26

In-class Meeting
Dr. Subramanyam (Indian Consulate) will speak about Indian Industrial Policy

Read Articles on Currency Convertibility from "Financial Markets" folder on Blackboard

Week 7
November 2

Film: Mumbai Meri Jaan
Blackboard Discussion: India's Industrial Policy
Read Assignments on Foreign Exchange Market from "Financial Markets" folder on Blackboard
Week 8
November 9

Film: Page 3
Blackboard Discussion: India's Industrial Policy

Read Assignment on Venture Capital from "Financial Markets" folder on from Blackboard
Week 9
November 16
In-class Meeting:
Blackboard Discussion: Financial Markets and Capital Account Convertibility
Read articles on Bond Markets, Equity Markets and Capital Convertibility from Blackboard
Week 10
November 23
Blackboard Discussion: Financial Markets and Capital Account Convertibility Read articles on Bond Markets, Equity Markets and Capital Convertibility from Blackboard
Week 11
November 30

Blackboard Discussion: Political Analysis
In-class Meeting: Student Presentations
Nicole Biscardi: The Business of Higher Education in India
Najunda Jusuf: The Indian Film Industry
Erdal Akturk: Infrastructure Development in India
Tatiana Lebedeva: The Indian Wine Industry
Suzeng Wei: Investing in India's Real Estate Market – the Foreign Investor’s Perspective

Read Jalan chapters from Blackboard and post on Discussion Board
Week 12
December 7

In-class Meeting: Student Presentations
Frank Laurents: Microfinance in India
Michael Weitzmann: The Automotive Industry
Michael Perez: India’s Health Care Industry
Kristin Revie: Print Media in India
Michael Ifill: Private Sector Education in Rural India

Read Jalan chapters from Blackboard and post on Discussion Board

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