Background Note | HBS Case Collection | December 2008 (Revised June 2010)

Political and Economic History of the People's Republic of China: An Annotated Timeline

by Regina M. Abrami, William C. Kirby, Elisabeth Koll and F. Warren McFarlan

Abstract

Brief political, economic, and social timeline of China from 1949 to present to give context on and provide overview of modern Chinese history.

Keywords: Economics; Government and Politics; History; Society; China;

Citation:

Abrami, Regina M., William C. Kirby, Elisabeth Koll, and F. Warren McFarlan. "Political and Economic History of the People's Republic of China: An Annotated Timeline." Harvard Business School Background Note 309-073, December 2008. (Revised June 2010.)