not available in 2013 (see Timetable)
|Details for new undergraduate courses |
- Honours option in Economics [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
||Students are able to (1) understand selected advanced trade theories; (2) obtain knowledge of major trade policies and their implications; (3) conduct empirical analyses of trade-related issues; (4) be familiar with the latest research in international trade; (5) give independent assessment about contemporary trade issues; and (6) apply certain empirical models to conduct trade-related investigations.|
||This unit deals with various topics associated with international trade. These topics include a review of trade theories, changes in comparative advantage and the pattern of trade; trade policy including the economics of protection, trade and growth, the distribution of income and welfare; and recent thinking on strategic trade policy, economic integration, trading blocks and globalisation.|
||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 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.|
|Prerequisites: admission to the honours program in the Bachelor of Commerce or an honours program offered by the Faculty of Business|
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