Modern Chinese (BA Leiden + Chinayear, or HSK 5).
This course deals with the ways which the Chinese government manages the market reform process. It examines the various regulatory regimes set up to govern the market and the economy. It looks at how political power interacts with economic power in China’s transition to a market economy.
Industrial policies and their impact on sectoral development
State licensing, rent seeking and economic governance
Local protectionism and inter-regional competitions
Land regulation and urban-rural conflicts
The course aims at achieving an advanced understanding of the political economy in contemporary China. Students will learn about the intricate relationship between political rule and economic development. They will attain a deeper understanding of the way market activities are shaped by political institutions and vice versa.
See the timetable on the departmental website for time and location.
Mode of instruction
State of the Field seminar.
paper, essays, and presentation
Reading materials, papers and essays will be made available via Blackboard.
Yi-min Lin, Between Politics and Markets: Firms, Competition, and Institutional Change in Post-Mao China (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001).
* Tak-Wing Ngo and Yongping Wu, eds., Rent Seeking in China (London: Routledge, 2009).
Register through uSis.
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