Course Information
Course title
Special Topics in China's Economic Development and Reform 
Semester
105-1 
Designated for
VARIOUS PROGRAM  MAINLAND CHINA STUDIES PROGRAM  
Instructor
TEP TIA TANG 
Curriculum Number
NtlDev5213 
Curriculum Identity Number
341 U8260 
Class
 
Credits
Full/Half
Yr.
Half 
Required/
Elective
Required 
Time
Thursday 8,9(15:30~17:20) 
Remarks
The upper limit of the number of students: 20. 
Ceiba Web Server
http://ceiba.ntu.edu.tw/1051NtlDev5213_ 
Course introduction video
 
Table of Core Capabilities and Curriculum Planning
Table of Core Capabilities and Curriculum Planning
Course Syllabus
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Designated reading
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Grading
   
Progress
Week
Date
Topic
第1週
9/15  National Holiday 
第2週
9/22  Course Overview 
第3週
9/29  The Rise of China Video: Martin Jacques 
第4週
10/06  Theoretical Framework of Economic Development Video: China Rises 
第5週
10/13  What Makes China Grow? Videos: Hans Rossling/Naill Ferguson Assignment #1 due 
第6週
10/20  The Future of the Chinese Economy 
第7週
10/27  Guest Speaker: Prof. Chelsea Chou China's Rise in the International System 
第8週
11/03  Guest Speaker: Henry Wu American Presidential Long-Cycle: A Political Economy View 
第9週
11/10  Midterm Break Assignment #2 due 
第10週
11/17  SP1 Chapter3: China in Light of the Performance of the Transition Economies Chapter19: Spatial Dimensions of Chinese Economic Development 
第11週
11/24  SP2 Chapter20:Forecasting China's Economic Growth to 2025 Chapter16:China's Embrace of Globalization 
第12週
12/01  SP3 Chapter4: A Political Economy of China's Economic Transition Chapter7: Education in the Reform Era 
第13週
12/08  SP4 chapter5: The Demographic Factor in China's Transition chapter13: Agriculture in China's Development: Past Disappointments, Recent Successes, and Future Challenges 
第14週
12/15  SP5 chapter18: Income Inequality during China's Economic Transition chapter9: Science and Technology in China 
第15週
12/22  SP6 Fabian Eichentopf: Flying in V-Formation – the inner-Chinese Flying Geese Model of Economic Development chapter15: China's Industrial Development 
第16週
12/29  SP7 chapter8: Environmental Resources and Economic Growth chapter14: China's Financial System: Past, Present, and Future 
第17週
1/05  SP8 chapter6: The Chinese Labor Market in the Reform Era chapter11: The Role of Law in China's Economic Development Assignment #3 due