Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    
    Dec 05, 2021  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 265 - The Economy of China


Credits: 4
An examination of the contemporary economy of China with a focus on the transition since 1978 from a centrally planned to a market-oriented system. Students explore how China has achieved success in economic growth, reflect on whether this growth is sustainable given unique cultural, political, and social backgrounds, and discuss interactions between the United States and China and policy options America faces in coping with China. Specific topics include fiscal and monetary policies, trade and export strategies, rural development, the privatization process, social and cultural background, and the impact of WTO accession on the current and future economy of China.

Distribution Requirements: IP, SB.