6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Associate Professor He-Ling Shi (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:
- have critically examined the major hypothesis advanced to explain the dynamics of growth and change in selected Asian economies
- appreciate the main characteristics of the business environment in the selected countries, including business institutions and business practices
- understand the role of government and the market as allocators of resources and engines of development
- develop their analytical, written and oral skills by writing a long essay and delivering a tutorial paper.
Within semester assessment: 50% + Examination: 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
Associate Professor He-Ling Shi (Second semester, Trimester A and C)
Dr Anupama Sethi (Summer semester A)
ECC2550, ECC3550, ECF2550, ECF3550, ECW3550, ECX2550