This unit provides an overview of the economic foundations of China's global business expansion and examines the core facets of China's economic and business system, including China's market transition, the role of government, the rural and urban economy, labour markets, the financial system, the knowledge based economy, international trade and investment and questions of sustainability. The unit is designed for students interested in gaining a basic understanding of modern China business as well as a wide range of challenges in doing business in/with China in today's global environment.
1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial.
research assignment (30%), mid-semester assignment (20%), participation (10%), final exam (40%)
Business and economics knowledge; English fluency.