ECON 460
Economic Development of China Spring 2016 Division II; Cross-listed as ASST460 / ECON460
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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.
The Class: Type: seminar
Limit: 19
Expected: 19
Class#: 3500
Requirements/Evaluation: in-class quizzes, literature critique, individual project comprising a presentation and final paper
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis
Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 255
Enrollment Preference: senior Economics majors
Distributions: Division II;

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