International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


Chinese Students’ Perceptions of High School Economics: Studying the Relationship between Economics and Social Values
Juan Walker

The purpose of this research project was to better understand the attitudes and beliefs of undergraduate exchange students from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) regarding high school economics education. For the case study, the participants (n=20) used an online system called Nicenet. Qualitative data was gathered from the transcripts of the online sessions. In this study, literature on PRC economics and within a sociocultural framework was explored. The results of this study lend credence and value to educational research investigations for multiple perspectives, as in this case, PRC students and their attitudes and beliefs regarding economics education.

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