- Code POGO8015
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Policy and Governance
- Areas of interest Policy Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Prof Chunlai Chen
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2021
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This course is available for in-person and remote (online) learning.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate a sound understanding of the theories of foreign direct investment and the WTO principles of international trade in services
- Demonstrate a solid understanding of the motivations of foreign direct investment and cross-border mergers and acquisition
- Demonstrate a sound understanding of the impacts of foreign direct investment on host countries' domestic economy
- Demonstrate a sound understanding of national government policies towards and their impacts on foreign direct investment
- Demonstrate a sound understanding of the characteristics of international trade in services and the barriers to international trade in services
- Demonstrate a strong ability to apply international economic theories and the WTO principles to analyze issues in global services trade and foreign direct investment liberalization
- The assessment of the course has three parts: (null) [LO null]
- Short essay (30%): This short essay provides students with the opportunity to use economic theories and the WTO principles to examine issues of foreign direct investment and international trade in services relevant to their countries. Students are recommended to consult with the lecturer when they choose the topic. Students can write the short paper in groups (depending on the number of enrolment), however, each of them will contribute to the paper. The paper should be approximately 2000 words in length (excluding data and references). (30) [LO null]
- Student presentation (10%): Each student (or group) will give a 20-minutes presentation (15 minutes presentation and 5 minutes for questioning) based on the short essay. (10) [LO null]
- Final essay (60%): The final essay requires students to use international economic theories and the WTO principles to analyze issues in global services trade and foreign direct investment liberalization. The topic of the final essay will be available on the course outline. The final essay should be approximately 3000 words in length (excluding data and references). (60) [LO null]
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A standard workload for a 6 unit course is 130 hours including in-class time and independent study.
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