Guest Researcher's Course

Post-Totalitarian China and Political Economy of Transition

An online short course organized by the Oriental Business and Innovation Center (OBIC) at Budapest Business School (BBS) in the framework of its virtual Short-term Research Fellow mobility program.

Lecturer: Mikhail Karpov, PhD - Associate Professor, Russian Higher School of Economics (Moscow)

Course period: 20 April - 4 May

Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 15:30 - 18:30

Maximum number of students: 60


The course focuses on the market reforms and socio-political restructuring in the People's Republic of China (PRC) against the background of the history and outcomes of market reforms introduced in Eastern European former socialist countries and the USSR in the second part of the 20th century. Another focus is the political economy of the financial sector reforms in the "reforming" socialist countries (especially today's China) and the systemic reasons for prolonged macroeconomic instability - going hand in hand with the attempts to bring more market coordination into the state socialist economy.

The course is offered for BBS students only!

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