GNU - GLOBAL & REGIONAL ECONOMICS

GLOBAL & REGIONAL ECONOMICS

Program Overview

The Global and Regional Economics program explores the prospects and contexts for economic growth and development in world’s major markets. Current trends and relationships among global businesses, regional economies and national institutions are examined.

 

The course also introduces students to international trade barriers, agreements and regulations. Students also address macroeconomics concepts in a comparative developmental context, highlighting the differences between developed and developing countries.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Understand key macroeconomic variables and policies
  • Describe theories of economic development, international trade and foreign direct investment
  • Explain the effects of global and regional economic development on individual economies
  • Identify the economic growth strategies and challenges faced by developing economies
  • Especially in the key growth region of Asia
  • Perform a comprehensive country analysis.