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2017

[Lecture Course Basic Information]

Lecturer: Xue (ERC)
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Course Type:
Semester: Spring
Year: 3,4
Course Periods: Tue 16:30-18:00
Credits: 2
Whether mandatory or not:
Classroom: Lecture room 3 / Economics

 

Outline of Lecture Course This course is a subject study of the Chinese economy. The purpose of this lecture is to foster the ability of analyzing the Chinese economy through studying the theory of economic development and the cases of China’s economic development.
China is the world's second largest economy and the largest export country in the world while currently is facing problems of economic slowdown, wage rise and labor shortage, environment crises, high carbon emission, income disparity, social instability and so on. This lecture will provide you some theoretical analyses of China’s high growth and answers to the above questions.
Course Objectives
Textbooks

To be distributed.

Reference books:
M. Todaro, Economic Development, 10th ed. Longman, New York, 2011;
Xue Jinjun (ed.), Growth with Inequality–An International Comparison of Income Inequality, World Scientific, 2012.

加藤弘之・上原一慶編『現代中国経済論』ミネルヴァ書房、再版、2017年;

薛進軍・荒山裕行・園田正編著『中国の不平等』日本評論社、2008年。

南亮進他編集『中国経済入門』日本評論社、2016年。

Course Materials/Supplementaries
Assessment

Attendance and presentation (topics will be announced in two week advance).

Note:

(1) It shall be “absent” if the attendance rate is less than 40% (will be checked by TA each time).
(2) Japanese students are required to make a presentation or submit a report on a given issue within 3000 words in English.

Prerequisites Direction for preliminary study: Theories of economic development, micro and macroeconomics.   

Other Notes Free question and discussion is welcome.

 

Lecture Theme Lecture Course Description Learning outside the class Related page
1 Theoretical studies for the Chinese economy
2 Economic History of China: socialist planning economy (1949-1977)
3 Economic History of China: socialist market economy (1978-2012)
4 Economic reform and opening-up policy
5 Can the Export-led growth strategy continue?
6 Did China pass its Lewis Turning Point of Labor Migration?
7 Does China get its Peak of Income Inequality?
8 China’s Environmental Crisis
9 Will China lead Global Green and Low-carbon Development?
10 Can China Continue its High Growth?
11 The One-Belt-One-Road Initiative, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and their Impacts on the World
12 Sino-Japanese Relation and Economic Cooperation
13 Sino-US economic cooperation and the Taiwan issue
14 Will the rise of China be a Threat or Chance to the World?
15 Free discussion

 

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