China's Special Economic Zone and the Future of Hong Kong


Program Description:

In the late 1970s, Chinese leaders decided to experiment with capitalist management techniques. Like many developing economies throughout the world, the Chinese established export processing zones in the coastal regions to attract foreign capital and technology. What have been their experience, and how have they facilitated the assimilation of Hong Kong into the Greater Chinese economy.


Lawrence Reardon

Lawrence Reardon, Ph.D., Columbia U., is an associate professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire. His research interests include Chinese foreign economic policy, the politics and economy of China, politics of religion in China, and Asian and international politics.

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