Political: ideology, personality
Success in consolidating
2008: global recession, but china performs before and after 2008
policy different-> consolidation, aggressive policy afterward
Chinas enormous influence, environmental issue face
Lecture 4 Reading Note:
1960-1970: cultural revolution decade because of domestic political conflict
Third Front construction (centrally directed development): negative impact even larger than cultural
revolution-> Industrial system within th
Lecture 3 Lecture Note
More treaty ports established during the war. China was forced to open (huge market, opium) and lose
tariff autonomy till nationalist.
Tariff: protect domestic interest
Late 18th, Hamilton argued USs tariff for protecting American p
Week 2 Reading Note:
Dynasty: Sui Tang Song(9-11) Chin North Yuan South Song Yuan Ming Qing
19th-20th unprecedented growth; 8th-13th economy transformation
1. Bureaucratic Governance
Confucian classics school -> educate elite; impose social & po
Lecture 3 Reading Note:
New vocabulary: Boxer Upriser 1900; Self-Strengthening movement ; nationalist
History: Protestantism used unfair treaty to enter China in QING; aroused resentment and patriots
BU: A group of anti-imperi
Week 2 Lecture Note:
Lecture 1: look at the process of historical economy performance-> facilitate modern eco (e.g.
institution)/ Late 19th and post 1978 -> whats the change? Natural constraint in sense of modern
Hard to measure the develo
Ball Bearing companies in Da Lian-> cluster of industry, modern economy started to emerge.
China was isolated from Great Depression (China is in Silver standard but others are in Gold); robust
growth in Asia.
Industry development capacity moved