POL5710 - State and Market in China

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16, Semester B 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide student with an understanding of the changing relationships between the state and market during the course of economic development in China. China remains a communist country with a significant legacy of a command economy. But it is also a market economy. Understanding this mixture of capitalism with Chinese characters, the China model, is a major aim of this course. By exploring the different reform period in China, from the planned economy to recent financial crisis, this course will walk students through the evaluation of state and market relationship in contemporary China. Through this learning experience, student will be able to apply interdisciplinary theories to analyze the dynamics between roles of state and market in China.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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