Students should prepare the semester paper from ONE of the two topics provided below:
1. The recovery from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) has been slow. Discuss the reasons for a slow recovery. Suggest policies to address this issue using data and examples from one or more countries of your choice. Use some relevant trade theories as part of your answer.
[Hint: “Relevant trade theories” are based on Lectures week 1 to 3. Trade policies were covered by lectures weeks 4 and 5. Data sources: Australian Bureau of Statistics ( www.abs.gov.au ); World Trade Organization ( www.wto.org ); Asian Development Bank ( www.adb.org )]
2. Given the operational models of the MNEs, discuss how has the slow recovery from the GFC influenced the effectiveness of MNE operations? Use data and examples from MNEs in a country or countries of your choice. (This topic will be presented in week 9).
[Hint: “Operational models of MNEs” are based on Lecture Topic in week 9. Data Source: Respective MNE/MNEs’ website and their annual reports since 2007 and onwards]Order Now