ECON 460 Fall 2014 Economic Development of China

This course is an introduction to the economic development of China in the post-1978 period. It seeks to provide an overview of the process by which China grew from an economic backwater to the second largest economy in the world, with a particular focus on rural development and the growing gap between rural and urban incomes; human capital and education; and health and gender in the Chinese context. In addition, the course has the goal of familiarizing students with current economics research on Chinese topics and enabling them to be informed consumers of this research.
Class Format: seminar
Requirements/Evaluation: In-class quizzes, literature critique, individual project comprising a presentation and final paper
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Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 255
Enrollment Preference: senior Economics majors
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Divisional Attributes: Division II
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Enrollment Limit: 19
Expected Enrollment: 19
Class Number: 1484
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ECON 460 - 01 (F) SEM Economic Development of China Division 2: Social Studies Jessica E. Leight
TR 08:30 AM-09:45 AM Stetson 508 1484
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