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Regional development and policy (6 points)


Leader: Dr Gennadi Kazakevitch

Gippsland Second semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Perth Second semester 2003 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Perth Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The study of processes shaping the economic growth and development of regions, especially policy issues from Australian and international perspectives. Factors determining the structure of a regional economy; reasons for regional disparities in growth and development; factors explaining regional employment and wage differentials; aims and instruments of regional policy; limitations of governments' involvement in regional development; how a specific of regional development affects business strategies; international experience in regional development and policies.

Assessment: Essay work of approximately (4000 words): 60% + Written examination (2 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: 3 class hours per week

Prerequisites: ECW1101, ECW1102 and ECW2120, or equivalent

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