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ECOS2025: East Asian Economies

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.

Code ECOS2025
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
ECON1001 or ECON1002 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040

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.