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Unformatted text preview: Economics 162 he Economy of China The Economy of China Professor David Roland Holst Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30-2PM, 10 Evans Hall Adding the Course you are not in the course but wish to add, you should If you are not in the course but wish to add, you should consult the Economics Department ( headgsi@econ.berkeley.edu ). Neither the instructor nor the GSIs have the power to get you registered in the class. How the waiting list works: If actual enrollment falls below e maximum (150), students can request enrollment in the maximum (150), students can request enrollment in order of waitlist seniority. Roland-Holst 2 Economics 162 Economics 162 Textbook and Other Readings Required: Barry Naughton, The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth, The MIT Press, 2006 Topical readings will be distributed (electronically) throughout the mester semester. Jinglian Wu, Understanding and Interpreting Chinese Economic Reform, 2005 J a m e s K ynge, China Shakes the World: A Giants Troubled Rise, y g , , 2007. Janos Kornai, The Sot System, 1992 Barry Naughton, Growing Out of the Plan: Chinese Economic Reform, 1978-1993, 1996 World Bank, China 2020: Development Challenges in the New Century, 1998 Roland-Holst 3 Economics 162 Economics 162 Nicholas Lardy, Integrating China into the Global Economy, 2001 Prerequisites his course uses microeconomic concepts extensively, This course uses microeconomic concepts extensively, and therefore requires a solid understanding of price theory. Economics 100 A & B, or Economics 101 A & B, or PENR100, are the prerequisites. Roland-Holst 4 Economics 162 Economics 162 Useful Information idterm: March 17 (Tuesday) 12:30 PM in Midterm: March 17 (Tuesday), 12:30-2PM, in class 35% of grade Final: May 19 (Tuesday), 5-8PM 65% of grade Class schedule changes Will be announced at last one week in advance. Roland-Holst 5 Economics 162 Economics 162 Contact David Roland-Holst Email: dwrh@are.berkeley.edu Office: 338 Giannini ours: ednesday 2 PM Hours: Wednesday 2-4PM Roland-Holst 6 Economics 162 Economics 162 Motivation tellectual curiosity about China and its impact Intellectual curiosity about China and its impact on the rest of the world amily neighbor friend and classmate Family, neighbor, friend, and classmate connection to China D o i n g business in or with China Public policy toward China Roland-Holst 7 Economics 162 Economics 162 Themes of the Course eform and transition from plan to market Reform and transition from plan to market Economic development from poor to prosperous Opening and integration with the world p g g Sustainability Roland-Holst 8 Economics 162 Economics 162 eatures of the Course Features of the Course D e s c r i ptive Facts What, when, where, who Not easy Analytical About the linkages among facts Why, how Even more difficult Roland-Holst 9 Economics 162 Economics 162 China in Broader Perspective...
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