Business in China Since 1800

Analyzes the characteristics of business in China since 1800 to provide a historical context for its contemporary economic development. Topics include China’s place in the world economy; early efforts at state-led industrialization; legal and social frameworks for business; foreign investments, companies, and competition; the emergence of a Chinese business class; the influence of socialism and reform-era politics on business. Includes case studies of contemporary companies and a research project.

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Offered Fall 2021

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21H.134 14.70

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