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ECOS2025: East Asian Economies

2024 unit information

This unit of study analyses the economic experiences and policies of key East Asian countries with significant economic ties with Australia. The unit will first introduce how some of these countries achieved the miraculous post-war economic growth and analyse their growth success using economic models. The unit identifies the key issues and challenges facing these countries in both social and global contexts. Emphasis will be placed on the bilateral and multilateral economic relations of East Asian countries with Australia.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Economics

Code ECOS2025
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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ECON1001 or ECON1002 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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FASS2300
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. develop the key conceptual frameworks necessary for understanding East Asian economic growth
  • LO2. demonstrate understanding of the historical backgrounds and initial conditions that shaped the current East Asian economies
  • LO3. apply economic models for analysing historical and contemporary economic outcomes and policies of East Asia
  • LO4. identify current challenges and opportunities East Asian economies pose.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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