- Code ECHI2119
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Economics
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Economic History
- Areas of interest Economic History
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
The course provides an analysis of the long-term growth of three of the largest economies in Asia: Japan, China and India. It is designed to satisfy the interests of a wide range of students in and outside the ANU College of Business and Economics.
The main focus of study will be on identifying and comparing the relative importance of those factors that appear to have hindered or promoted economic growth in each of the three economies. Analytical emphasis will be on identifying and comparing long-run determinants of each country's success (or the lack of it) in achieving economic growth and development. In this regard, some attention will be devoted to the issue of institutions and their importance for the development of these countries - an issue that recently has received some detailed attention in the general literature on economic development.
There are additional honours classes and more advanced topics and reading in the same field compared to the pass course.
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The basis of the assessment will be 20% mid-term examination, 40% final examination, 30% essay and 10% tutorial presentation.
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Lectures and tutorials as for the pass course with additional honours classes.
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