ECON2106 Asia in the World Economy

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2019UWA (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 B broadening unit for students
  • Level 2 elective
Content
This unit introduces students to the role of Asian economies in the world economy. It investigates the recent growth of these economies and current relationship between these economies and the rest of the world.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate, calculate and apply concepts and theories including that of economic growth, foreign direct investment and regional integration and (2) explain the factors affecting economic growth in selected Asian economies.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) tutorial participation; (2) research paper; and (3) examinations. Further information is available 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 Sam Tang
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
ECON1101 Microeconomics: Prices and Markets
or
12 points Level 1 units in business
Incompatibility:
ECON3203 Asia in the World Economy; ECON2203 Asia in the World Economy
Contact hours
lectures/Practical Classes/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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