• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Economics, Asia Pacific Studies
  • Specialisation code ECAP-SPEC
Economies of Asia and the Pacific Specialisation

Economies in the Asia-Pacific contribute a growing share of global economic output. This specialisation provides a comprehensive understanding of economic, trade and development issues in the Asia-Pacific.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand and apply modern economic theory to Asia-Pacific economies.
  2. Demonstrate strong understanding of current developments in leading economies of the Asia-Pacific.
  3. Interpret the results of empirical analysis of trade and development issues in the Asia-Pacific.
  4. Engage in debates about contemporary economic policies in the Asia-Pacific.

Other Information

This specialisation is only available to students undertaking the Master of International and Development Economics. IDEC8011 and IDEC8033 are eligible to count towards the specialisation on approval of the course convener, provided that the research essay or project falls within the field of the specialisation.

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The specialisation requires the completion of 24 units from the following courses:

IDEC8010 Quantitative International Economics

IDEC8011 Masters Research Essay

IDEC8012 Quantitative Methods for Monetary Policy Analysis

IDEC8021 The Chinese Economy

IDEC8022 Economic Development

IDEC8033 Research Project

IDEC8035 Islamic Economies in Practice

IDEC8037 Pacific Economies and Politics

POGO8220 Issues in Japanese Policy

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