Economic development in China since the late 1970s. Emphasis on factors pushing China toward a transition from its modern export- and investment-led development model to a pro-consumption model. The possibility of a resulting identity crisis, underscored by China’s need to embrace political reform and by the West’s long-standing misperceptions of China.
Prerequisite: introductory macroeconomics.
[Also MGT 991a, EAST 338a, and GLBL 318a]