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Fall 2010-2011
* ECO 379 / EAS 346 (SA)  

The Chinese Economy

Gregory C. Chow

Institutional, theoretical and quantitative study of the Chinese economy. Topics include historical background, period of planning and political movements, economic reform, economic growth and fluctuations, macro economic policy, consumption, regional disparity, population, human capital, banking and financial system, state enterprise restructuring, foreign trade and investment, the legal system, science and education, environmental problems and policy, and the functioning and characteristics of the Chinese economy in general.

Sample reading list:
Chow, China's Economic Transformation (Blackwell, 2007)
Chow, Knowing China (World Scientific, 2004)
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly reading assignments may take four to six hours. Problem sets may take one to two hours.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 45%
Class/Precept Participation - 5%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ECO 100 or 101, or permission of instructor.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22773 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm T Th   Fisher Hall   B01   Enrolled:31 Limit:50