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B4 Global Studies - Foreign Direct Investment in China Group B4 Kyle Agius Yousuf Jamjoom Anna Mansfield Alice Neuhoff Rebecca Reyes Rachel

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Foreign Direct Investment in China Group B4: Kyle Agius, Yousuf Jamjoom, Anna Mansfield, Alice  Neuhoff, Rebecca Reyes, Rachel Sliwkowski, and Emilia Uribe
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Hypothesis The presence of foreign direct investment and trade  in China’s economy has strongly contributed to the  growing inequality in China. Coastal-Inland Inequality Rural-Urban Inequality Inequality Within Urban Areas 
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Observations and Research  The lack of development in rural areas compared to the development in  the urban. o Driving to the Great Wall We noticed that higher rates of development occurred in the major cities  on the East Coast, corresponding with more developed areas with higher  standards of living.
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China’s Economy In terms of GDP, second largest economy. GDP per capita is lower Has an average GDP growth of 10% annually for the past 30  years Largest exporter in the world 2nd largest importer in the world China is a leader in developing nations in terms of FDI and  trade.
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Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping’s Policy  Changes Mao Zedong’s Era (1949-1976) Great Leap Forward (1958-1961) Mass mobilization and utilization of peasants to further economic  development in China. Deng Xiaoping’s Era (1978-1992) Chinese transition from a command market economy to a  socialist market economy started in 1978 Reforms fostered an “open” economy Creation of Special Economic Zones FDI increased Trade increased
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Special Economic Zones A Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is a geographical  region that has economic and other laws that are  more free-market-oriented than a country's typical or  national laws.
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B4 Global Studies - Foreign Direct Investment in China Group B4 Kyle Agius Yousuf Jamjoom Anna Mansfield Alice Neuhoff Rebecca Reyes Rachel

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