PKU1 - Introduction to Chinese Economy
2 July 2018 – 27 July 2018
Hosted by Peking University
China’s fast economic growth has generated great interest among media, scholars and ordinary people around the world. The aim of this course is to provide the students with an overview of China’s economic development and its role in the world economy. Theoretical knowledge and empirical analyses will be used to help the students understand China’s economic transition process. The topics covered include the history of a modern Chinese economy, the principles that guided China’s institutional reforms, the transitional paths in its agricultural, industrial, financial and foreign sectors, and the multi-dimensional challenges confronting China’s future economic growth. Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be familiar with China’s economic system, its current economic reforms, and the challenges that the country faces in the twenty-first century.
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AccommodationRMB 140 yuan per day, plus RMB 500 yuan as deposit.
All accommodation fee need to be paid when check in.
Field TripDepending on specific courses (refer to course syllabus)
Living ExpensesRMB 50-100 per day
Visa FeePlease refer to local Chinese Consulate website.
A university-level introductory course in Economics (e.g. Principles of Economics)
The course will be delivered through a mix of lectures, student presentations and debates. Students’ participation is strongly encouraged.
Class Participation: 20%
Team Presentation and Debate: 30%
Final Term Paper: 50%
Credit equivalent at host university & contact hours
Credits at host university: 2 credits
32 total contact hours (excluding self-study hours)
Lecturer(s) / Tutor(s)
Prof. QIN Xuezheng, Peking University
Students must arrive by 1 July 2018
Students will be able to check in from 30 June 2018
Check-out date 28 July 2018
(Students must check out no later than 29 July 2018.)
All international students are required to purchase insurance in China after your arrival. Failure to purchase insurance will result in the cancellation of your registration.
Further Required Application Material
Online application on PKUSSI website: www.oir.pku.edu.cn/summerschool/