EF4461 - Contemporary Economic and Financial Issues in China

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Economics and Finance
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CB2400 or FB2400 and
CB2402 or EF2401 or FB2401
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2017/18

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

The aim of this course is to enhance students’ knowledge, standard and understanding of the economic and financial issues in the contemporary Chinese economy. Students are also expected to investigate in detail the status of key economic and financial issues and to associate the importance of different economic areas in the Chinese economy. To enhance discovery and innovation learning, it is crucial for students to relate the contemporary Chinese economy to the Hong Kong economy, and to project and postulate the growth path and trend of the Chinese economy.

The lecture will provide students with basic understanding of the theories and models regarding the Chinese economy, as well as motivate students’ discovery learning and innovative thinking. The group project of Country Risk Analysis and the debate/ presentation on it will develop students’ ability to apply theories and models to the current issues and evaluate the economic well-being of a country. Their accomplishments of discovery and innovative learning will be reflected by the project report and debate/presentation.

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

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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