ECON 455 Lecture 2_Economic Geography

ECON 455 Lecture - 1 1 Econ455 Economic Development in China Lecture 2 January 10 China’s Economic Geography Sandra Poncet Lorch Hall room 207

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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 Econ455: Economic Development in China Lecture 2: January 10 China’s Economic Geography Sandra Poncet Lorch Hall, room 207 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Mondays 16:30-18:30 & Wednesdays 10:30-12 __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 2 2 Lecture Outline I-Physical geography A-Location and size B-Major geographic features: mountains, rivers, climate, resources C-Manmade landmarks: great wall, grand canal II-Human and Economic geography A-Population B-Major regions and subregions: 1-Coastal region: north, central, south 2-Central region: north, south 3-Northeast region 4-Northwest region 5-Qingzang region 6-Southwest region C-Geography and economy __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 3 3 Introduction Huge regional variation Issue of generalization / representativeness Misimpression: outliers Geographic heterogeneity reinforced by Lack of integration Decentralization __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 4 4 I-Physical geography A-Location and size __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 5 5 I-Physical geography A-Location and size __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________...
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ECON 455 Lecture - 1 1 Econ455 Economic Development in China Lecture 2 January 10 China’s Economic Geography Sandra Poncet Lorch Hall room 207

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