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Syllabus of the Subject: Buddhist Economic Area (Master, Doctorate)

Buddhism and Global Business. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

The Subject “Buddhist Economic Area” consists of eight parts:

  1. Main features of the Economic Area of the Buddhist Civilization;
  2. Buddhism and the Buddhist Economic Area;
  3. Economic Profile of the Buddhist Countries;
  4. Buddhist businesspeople;
  5. The Asian economic integration of the Buddhist Civilization (Economic Organizations, Trade Agreements);
  6. The Buddhist Civilization and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN);
  7. Interactions of the Buddhist Civilization with the other civilizations;
  8. Economic institutions and trade agreements related to the Buddhist Civilization.

The objectives of the subject “Buddhist Economic Area”:

  1. To identify the characteristics of the Buddhist Economic Area;
  2. To analyze the influence of Buddhism on the Buddhist Economic Area;
  3. To know the economic profile of the Buddhist Countries;
  4. To analyze the profile of Buddhist Businesspeople;
  5. To understand the economic integration process of the Buddhist Civilization;
  6. To explore the economic relations of the Buddhist Civilization with the other civilizations (Western, Sinic, Hindu, Islamic, African);
  7. To analyze the main Economic Organizations related to the Buddhist Economic Area.

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  1. Credits of the Subject: 2 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: two weeks;
  3. Download the syllabus of the module: “Buddhist Economic Area” (PDF).

The Subject “Buddhist Economic Area” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Course: Buddhism, Ethics and Business

Doctorate (DIB): Ethics, Religions & Business, Asian Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Masters (MIB): Business in Asia, International Business, Foreign Trade, Economic Relations, Religions & Business.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Diploma: ASEAN Markets.

The students who have taken this subject (Buddhist Economic Area) can validate and register for a Master or Doctorate at EENI.

Why study “Buddhism, Ethics and Business”?.

Area of Knowledge: Religions and Ethics - Asia.

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Trade and Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN) Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Sample:
Kazuo Inamori. Buddhist Monk and Businessman. Founder of Kyocera, Japan (Course, Master, Doctorate)

Related Subjects to the Buddhist Economic Area.

1- Introduction to Buddhism and the Buddhist Economic Area.

  1. Buddhism;
  2. Principles of the Buddhist Ethics;
  3. Two Buddhist leaders of Peace: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Dalai Lama;
  4. Buddhism in the World
    1. Buddhism in the West.

Sample:
East-West Economic Corridor (Myanmar-Thailand-Laos-Vietnam)

2- Buddhist Economic Area. Economic Profile of the Buddhist Countries.

  1. Mahayana Economic Area: China, South Korea, Japan (Zen), Vietnam, Singapore, Nepal and Taiwan;
  2. Theravada Economic Area: Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, Sri Lanka, and Thailand;
  3. Vajrayana (Lamaist) Economic Area: Bhutan, China (Southwest), Tibet, and Mongolia.

3- Buddhist Businesspeople.

  1. Kazuo Inamori (Japan);
  2. Kith Meng (Cambodia);
  3. Padma Jyoti (Nepal);
  4. Lee Kun-hee (Korea);
  5. Thaksin Shinawatra (Thailand);
  6. Chang Yung-fa (Taiwan).

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements (FTA). Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

4- Asian Economic Integration of the Buddhist Civilization (Economic Organizations, Trade Agreements).

  1. Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam);
  2. Mekong River Commission (Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam);
  3. Greater Mekong Subregion (Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam);
  4. Singapore-Japan FTA;
  5. Singapore-Korea FTA;
  6. China-Singapore FTA;
  7. China-Taiwan Economic Cooperation Agreement;
  8. Laos-Thailand Trade Agreement;
  9. East-West Economic Corridor (Myanmar-Thailand-Laos-Vietnam);
  10. Nanning-Singapore Economic Corridor
    1. Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Zone.

5- The Buddhist Civilization and the ASEAN

Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia are members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN):

  1. ASEAN Free-Trade Area (AFTA);
  2. ASEAN Economic Community;
  3. Agreements and free-trade areas of the ASEAN with the Countries of the Buddhist Civilization: Japan, South Korea, and China;
  4. Agreements and free-trade areas of the ASEAN with the other civilizations:
    1. Islamic Civilization: Pakistan. Thailand is a member of the ASEAN Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) (with Indonesia and Malaysia);
    2. Western Civilization: Canada, European Union, United States, and Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (FTA);
    3. Hindu Civilization: India;
    4. Orthodox Civilization: Russia.

6- Interactions of the Buddhist Civilization with the other civilizations.

  1. With the Western-Christian Civilization
    1. With the European Economic Area:
      1. The European Union has trade agreements with South Korea and China. Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Mongolia (SPG+) are beneficiaries of the EU Generalized System of Preferences (GSP);
      2. The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) has free trade agreements (FTA) with South Korea and Singapore.
    2. With the American Economic Area
      1. North American Economic Area: the United States has trade agreements with South Korea and Singapore;
      2. Latin American Economic Area. Buddhist Countries have Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with the following Latin American Countries:
        1. China: Chile, Peru, Costa Rica, Andean Community;
        2. South Korea: Chile, Peru;
        3. Japan: Chile, Mexico;
        4. Singapore: Panama, Peru;
        5. Taiwan: Honduras-El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, and Guatemala.
      3. Caribbean Economic Area. No Buddhist country has Trade Agreements with the Caribbean Countries.
    3. With the Oceania Economic Area: Singapore-Australia. New Zealand has free trade agreements (FTA) with China, Singapore, and Thailand.
  2. With the African Civilization
    1. Japan: Tokyo International Conference on African Development;
    2. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor;
    3. Korea: Africa-Korea Partnership;
    4. China: Africa-China Forum. Africa-BRICS Cooperation (China is a BRICS Country);
    5. All the Buddhist Countries are members of the Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP).
  3. With the Hindu Civilization: India has Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Thailand;
  4. FTAs with the Islamic Civilization: Pakistan-Sri Lanka, China-Pakistan
    1. Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor;
    2. Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (Silk Road).
  5. Inter-civilization agreements
    1. China, South Korea, Laos, and Sri Lanka: Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA);
    2. China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, and Vietnam: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC);
    3. Singapore and Japan: Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP);
    4. Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand: Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA);
    5. Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Bhutan: Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC);
    6. Bhutan and Sri Lanka: South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC);
    7. Bhutan, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka: Asian Clearing Union (ACU);
    8. China and Mongolia: Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Programme;
    9. China is a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO);
    10. Vietnam has a Free Trade Agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU);
    11. Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor;
    12. .

* This subject only explores the major Trade Agreements related to the Buddhist Civilization.

7- Economic Organizations related to the Buddhist Civilization.

  1. Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM);
  2. Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC);
  3. Boao Forum for Asia;
  4. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD);
  5. Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC);
  6. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED);
  7. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP);
  8. Asian Development Bank (ADB);
  9. Colombo Plan;
  10. United Nations (UN);
  11. International Monetary Fund (IMF);
  12. World Trade Organization (WTO).

Religions, Ethics, and Global Business. Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate)

Buddhism

Notes:

  1. The Chinese economic profile is analyzed on the subject: Sinic Civilization;
  2. Other countries with Buddhist minorities (not included in this analysis) are Nepal (Mahayana) and India (mostly Theravada and Lamaist);
  3. In this subject, is presented only a summary of Buddhism, Buddhist Businesspeople, regional Economic Organizations related to Buddhism. The detailed analysis of each one is carried out on the similar subject.

Sample:
Buddhist Ethics. Four Noble Truths. Noble Eightfold Path of Buddhism

Buddhist Economic Area.

While not everyone agrees on the existence of an actual Buddhist Civilization; we consider the existence (or the emergence) of the Buddhist Civilization, divided into three groups:

1. Mahayana area.

  1. 185 million of Buddhist (56% of all the Buddhists);
  2. The main Mahayana countries are China, Japan (Zen), South Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Taiwan, and Nepal (Hindu country).

2. Theravada area.

  1. 124 million of Buddhist (38% of all the Buddhists);
  2. The main Theravada countries are Thailand, Sri Lanka, Burma (Myanmar), Laos, Cambodia, and India.

3. Lamaist area (Vajrayana).

  1. 20 million of Buddhist (6% of all the Buddhists);
  2. The main Vajrayana countries are Tibet, Mongolia, China (Southwest), India (North), and Bhutan.

Some of these countries can match with the influence area of the Sinic or the Hindu Civilization.

Sample:
Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS): Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam

Sample:
Buddhist Ethics. Four Noble Truths. Noble Eightfold Path of Buddhism

Sample:
Myanmar Brewery

Sample:
Japan-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

Sample:
Nanning (China)-Singapore Economic Corridor, Road Transportation Course

Sample:
Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize (Burmese Activist, Theravada Buddhist)

Sample:
Gross National Happiness

Sample:
Principles of the Buddhist Economics: capitalism and socialism, Shinichi Inoue, Gross National Happiness Index (Course Master Doctorate)

Sample:
China-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Sample:
Kith Meng Cambodian Businessman (Course Master Doctorate)

Location of the Buddhist Civilization.

Civilizations and integration



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