中国经济导论课程详细信息

课程号 30340095 学分 3
英文名称 Introduction to Chinese Economy
先修课程 A university-level introductory course in Economics (e.g. Principles of Economics).
中文简介 本课程为英文授课。
英文简介 China’s fast economic growth has generated great interest among media, scholars and ordinary people around the world. The aim of this course is to provide students with an overview of the Chinese economy and the detailed understanding of China’s economic transition. The topics covered include an introduction of the Chinese economic history, its market oriented transitional process and its implications on economic growth, the urban-rural divide and the reforms of the two sectors, population policy and the related labor market issues, poverty and inequality, fiscal and financial reforms, international trade and foreign investment, etc. Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be familiar with China’s economic system, its current economic reforms, and the challenges that the country faces in the twenty-first century.
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授课语言 英文
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教学大纲 China’s fast economic growth has generated great interest among media, scholars and ordinary people around the world. The aim of this course is to provide students with an overview of the Chinese economy and the detailed understanding of China’s economic transition. The topics covered include an introduction of the Chinese economic history, its market oriented transitional process and its implications on economic growth, the urban-rural divide and the reforms of the two sectors, population policy and the related labor market issues, poverty and inequality, fiscal and financial reforms, international trade and foreign investment, etc. Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be familiar with China’s economic system, its current economic reforms, and the challenges that the country faces in the twenty-first century.
Session 1:An overview of the Chinese Economy
Field trip: Discuss with the relevant departments of the National Development and Reform Commission in China.

Session 2: The reform and transition of Chinese economy: process and strategy
Session 3: Dualistic economy: challenges and strategies
Session 4: Midterm Presentation
Session 5: The quality of growth and poverty reduction in China
Field trip: Discuss with the relevant departments of the International Poverty Reduction Center in China

Session 6: Lecture on Demographic transition and Student Debate
Session 7:Title:  Rural reform and agricultural growth
Field trip: Visit to Zheng Ge Zhuang

Session 8:Title:  Reform of the industrial sector
Session 9:Title:  Fiscal and financial reforms
Field trip: Visit to Bank of China

Session 10:Title:  Opening to International trade
Session 11:Title:  Foreign direct investment (FDI)
Session 12:Title:  Final term paper presentations
The course will be delivered through a mix of lectures, student presentations, debates and field trip. Students’ participation is strongly encouraged. Specifically, students are expected to discuss the assigned reading materials and current events in class.

Text Books and Reading Materials:
Naughton, Barry, 2007, The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth, 2nd edition, MIT Press, Cambridge.
Brandt, Loren and Rawski, Thomas G., 2008, China`s Great Economic Transformation, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Wu, Jinglian, 2005, Understanding and Interpreting Chinese Economic Reform, Thomson South-Western, Singapore.
Chow, Gregory C., 2007, China’s Economic Transformation, 2nd edition, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford
Assignments:
Reading assignment will be given for each lecture, and students will be requested to write a term paper on a topic related to the Chinese economy.

Evaluation Details:
Midterm Presentation: 20%
   Midterm debate: 15%
   Field Trip: 15%
   Final Term Paper: 50%
教学评估 刘民权:
学年度学期:18-19-3,课程班:中国经济导论2,课程推荐得分:null,教师推荐得分:null,课程得分分数段:80及以下;