Understanding China's Economic Transformation Autocracy and Capitalism (3 Week Course)
This seminar will examine how China went from a third world economy in the 60’s and 70’s to the world’s second largest economy today. In order to appreciate the Chinese prospective, the class will briefly review the dynasty period for its inventions and cultural developments, as well as the Hundred Years of Humiliation, and the devastation to the country caused by Mao’s Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution. After Mao, the restructuring of the bloated State Owed Enterprises and the birth of capitalism under Deng Xiaoping are highlighted. In addition, President Xi’s current programs, including the Belt and Road Initiative and Made in China 2025, will be analyzed for their impact on China’s future growth and trade policies. The risks to China’s continuing growth are immense, and will be covered in detail.
Live Zoom Webinar with Q&A.
3 Week Class Schedule
- Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
- Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
- Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Price is per student. Class tuition is non-refundable.