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as of 12/15/2017

WORLD ECONOMY AND CHINA
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: China - Peking University, Beijing - 'Peking Univ.'
UC Course SubjectEconomics
Number & Suffix: 111
Full UC Title: WORLD ECONOMY AND CHINA 
Transcript Title: WORLD ECON & CHINA 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course provides an overview of a variety of topics on Chinese economy in the context of globalization. It introduces both the economic problems that China faces domestically and abroad, as well as how China’s rise influences, and is influenced by, the global economy. The course first reviews the key steps in the evolution of China’s opening-up policy since the late 1970s and notes its consequences. Emphasis is placed on how the policy changes led to expansions of trade and foreign investment and to what extent these contributed to short-run and long-run development of Chinese economy. The course also discusses several hot and controversial topics in the realm. In this list are RMB exchange rates, global imbalances, the role(s) China can play in the world economy and particularly in the on-going crisis, slowing down export and capital outflow in the recent years, lessons from the new structural economics, etc. The course combines phenomena description, data analysis, theoretical explanation, empirical investigation and case study in order to maximize the benefits to the students. Students are also encouraged to follow the unfolding economic and business events in China or worldwide and use them as cases for discussion. Assessment: quizzes (15%), group debates (10%), group POGIL exercises (15%), proposal (10%), group final paper/presentation (50%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: WORLD ECONOMY AND CHINA 
Partner University Department: Economics 
Partner University Course Number: 02534560