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FASS2300: Asian Economic Community

2024 unit information

This unit aims to develop understanding of major issues concerning the Asian economic community and its prospects. Students will study both contemporary and historical developments in various Asian economies from a multidisciplinary perspective. The unit will consider non-economic factors such as geopolitical, cultural and social influences that interact with economic policies and outcomes in the region, bringing guest lecturers of varying expertise who will share their insights and knowledge. The unit will also assess the prospects and preconditions required for a viable and prosperous regional economic community in Asia.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Economics

Code FASS2300
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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must be in the Dalyell stream
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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ECOS2025
Assumed knowledge:
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None

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

  • LO1. Demonstrate conceptual understanding of the various issues (including political, cultural and economics) and major historical episodes that have shaped current Asian countries.
  • LO2. Analyse and evaluate contemporary policies towards the Asian community and integration
  • LO3. Appreciate similarities and differences across the Asian economies in the postwar era
  • LO4. Identify challenges and prospects in relation to Asian economic integration
  • LO5. Assess the ways in which Australia can benefit from interacting with the Asian community

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 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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