• Offered by Research School of Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Economics
  • Areas of interest Economics
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Mode of delivery In Person

The five original ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) member states are the focus of study, but their experience will also be related to that of other developing regions where relevant. The ASEAN group contains considerable diversity in terms of resource endowments, policy orientations and economic performance, thereby offering a range of case studies for analysis. The principal themes explored are the economic effects of rapid growth, structural change and changing comparative advantage, and the economic implications of growing regionalisation and internationalisation of the economies. Economic theory and descriptive analysis are combined to assess and evaluate the economic performance and policies of these countries.

Learning Outcomes

In addition to the learning outcomes for the pass lectures and tutorials, graduate students will:

  • study some of the formal analysis in the literature on the Southeast Asian economies;
  • undertake formal analysis of recent policy responses in the region.

Other Information

Prof. Hal Hill: https://crawford.anu.edu.au/people/academic/hal-hill

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 


Indicative Assessment

  • Mid-term examination in week 7 (25% of total weighting)
  • Final examination (35%)
  • Term paper and seminar presentation (30%)
  • General class participation (10%). Enrolment in this course carries with the commitment to attend class.

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Workload

3 contact hours per week plus private study time.

Assumed Knowledge

The unit assumes that students have a sound understanding of economic theory, principles and terminology.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 3
Unit value:
6 units

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $3852
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $5130
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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