ECON2105 Rise of the Global Economy

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 2 option in the Economics; Professional Economics major sequences
  • The area of knowledge for this unit is Management and Commerce
  • Category A broadening unit for Bachelor of Commerce students where relevant according to the broadening requirements for each student
  • Level 2 elective
Content
This unit examines the global economy within which modern businesses operate. It discusses international economic and financial institutions and current global economic and financial issues. The goal of the unit is to develop an understanding of the issues that face the global economy.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) explain key global economic and financial issues and how they affect consumers, business and governments; (2) describe the operation of the global economy; and (3) critically assess how government policies and changing macroeconomic conditions affect the global economy.
Assessment
Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Paul Crompton
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
ECON1101 Microeconomics: Prices and Markets
Incompatibility:
ECON1105 Rise of the Global Economy
Contact hours
lectures/Practical Classes/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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