Lesson 21

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April 9, 2015 at 12:50 pm  •  Posted in s15-econ491 by  •  0 Comments

Thu, Apr 9

Review:

  • Course Announcements
    • Final Paper Due Wed Apr 29 at 5pm
    • Map Quiz Make-Up and Final Exam in class on Thu Apr 23 
    • Research Paper Presentations in class on Tue Apr 21
    • You may take the Final Exam in lieu of research paper presentation.
  • Africa Quiz Results – please email score to Becky
  • China’s “Dramatic Rise” Video – Historical References
    • 1949 Mao Tse-tung’s Chinese Communist Party (CCP) takes power.
      • Kuo-min Tang (KMT), led by Chiang Kai-shek, retreats to Taiwan
    • 1958-1959 Great Leap Forward
      • Industrialization campaign
      • Widespread famine kills up to 30 million
    • 1966-1970 Cultural Revolution
      • Red Guards purge “revisionism” (Soviet) and “capitalism” (American) ideals
    • 1978-1987 One Child Policy
    • 1989 Tiananmen Square

Presentation:

  • China’s Market Economy
    • 1978- 1992 Deng Xioping
      • Architect of new policy combining Socialism with Market Economics
      • Open Door policy allowed Foreign Direct Investment
      • Special Economic Zones were designated
      • Investment from Chinese immigrants living in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and originally from South/Southeast Coastal China (many relocated during Cultural Revolution)
      • Rapid GDP growth
      • FDI 1980-2013
      • Map of FDI activity

 

Assignment:

  • Deadlines
    • Final Paper Due Wed Apr 29 at 5pm
    • Final Exam (Quiz Make-up and Presentation Substitute) on Thu Apr 23 
    • Research Paper Presentations on Tue Apr 21
    • You may take the Final Exam in lieu of presenting you research paper.

 

 

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