This course aims to provide students with a sound and contemporary knowledge on the economies of Hong Kong and Mainland China. Key topics include China and Hong Kong’s history and development, growth theory, China’s economic system, state-owned enterprises, financial sector reform, international trade and economic integration. In addition to very engaging lectures, students will be given the chance to debate on some hot issues relating to this course, for example, the liberalization of RMB and the competition between Shanghai and Hong Kong, and write a report as part of the assessment. Field visits may also be arranged to bridge the gap between the textbook and reality. The course aims at providing students with the right attitude, strong ability and proven accomplishment with regard to discovery and innovative learning.