30 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: The course discusses the evolution of China's economic development since 1978. This requires an understanding of both the political changes occurring in China and how political decision-making and globalization shaped China's economic position in the world today. It therefore focuses on the major economic/political events over the past few decades and the contemporary issues in Chinese economy. It serves as a facilitator for students who are interested in working on China (e.g. think tank, international organisation, NGO), with China (business) or in China in the future.

Staff Contact: CHEN YU
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK