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Changing Economies of Asia (BUS272)

Organisational Unit School of Management and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description This unit involves a comparative examination of the development and economic performance of selected Asian economies. The spectacular performance of some Asian economies has shifted the world balance of economic power and has major implications for all trading nations. Topics covered include growth theories, globalisation, government policy, export-led growth, multinational corporations, financial markets, corporate governance, labour markets, the environment and income distribution.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials: 1 hour per week.
Assessment Internal Students
Tutorial Participation 10%
Mid semester test 15%
Essay 25%
Examination 50%

External Students
Mid semester test 15%
Essay 35%
Examination 50%
Prerequisites Nil.
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