Faculty of Business and Economics
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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