Economic development of modern China
- Module Code:
- Unit value:
- Year of study:
- Year 3
- Taught in:
- Full Year
(Note: For BSc Economics and BSc Development Economics students both these courses are core courses in year 2 of their degrees, but BA two-subject degree students can only take EITHER of these two courses in their year 2)
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
On successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
- Describe China's development policies from 1949 to the present day in the context of its political history.
- Analyse the principal features of China's economic system.
- Evaluate the nature and sources of China's economic growth at both a macro and sectoral level.
Method of assessment
Assessment weighting: Exam 80% / Coursework 20%. Resubmission of coursework regulations do not apply to this course.
- Chris Bramall (2009). Chinese Economic Development, London, Routledge.
- Barry Naughton (2008), The Chinese Economy, Cambridge MA, MIT Press.
- Dic Lo (1997), Market and Institutional Regulation in Chinese Industrialization, 1978-94, London and New York, Macmillan and St. Martin’s).
- Loren Brandt and Tom Rawski (eds). (2008). China's Great Economic Transformation, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.