Faculty of Business and Economics
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Economics|
|Organisational Unit||Department of Economics|
|Offered||Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)|
Malaysia Second semester 2015 (Day)
|Coordinator(s)||Professor Sisira Kumara Jayasuriya (Caulfield), Dr Gamini Herath (Malaysia)|
This unit studies recent economic developments of selected Asian countries. Topics include: theories of economic growth; economic freedom and economic development; entrepreneurship and economic transformation in Hong Kong; the role of industrial policy in Japanese post-war economic performance; economic reforms in China and India; and the 1997 Asian financial crisis.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
Within semester assessment: 50%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
See also Unit timetable information
ECC2550, ECC3550, ECF2550, ECF3550, ECW3550, ECX2550