Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Economics
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Dr Mita Bhattacharya


Business in Australia; objective; different forms; demand and cost structure; capital structure; structure-conduct-performance paradigm; industry structure; diversification and vertical integration; barriers to entry of firms; advertising; research and development; innovation; industry and trade policies; effects of policies on international markets with emphasis on Asian market; regulations of businesses and functions of regulatory bodies; the performance of public and private sector.


Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (2 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


ECF1100 or ECF2100, or equivalent