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ECF2550 - Business in Asia

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Professor Russell Smyth


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2007 (Day)


The recent economic and social development of selected Asian countries, especially the role of the business sector. Topics include entrepreneurship; technological change; the dynamics of comparative advantage; import substitution versus export-oriented industrial growth; the development state; the stages of business growth.


Written (3000-word essay): 35%
Tutorial assessment: 15%
Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


ECF1100 or ECF2100, or equivalent


ECC2550, ECC3550, ECF3550