China's Rise in Comparative Perspective

Course description: This course would look at China’s national economic trajectory since the 1970s, contrast its experience with other Soviet-style countries’, compare China’s model with Japan and South Korea, examine the different stages of reform that have led to these outcomes (agriculture, rural TVE’s, state enterprise restructuring), evaluate different explanations for China’s relative success, and consider current challenges to the continued expansion and dynamism of the Chinese model.

TermModule 1
Applicable TowardsConcentration
Department Schwarzman Scholars
Credits 2
FacultyAndrew Walder