Globalisation and Trade Liberalization

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDBU1026 ECON (3,3,0)
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What is the course about?

GDBU1026 discusses the impacts of the increasing integration of the world’s economies on people’s daily lives and business environment. This course has no pre-requisites and will not cover rigorous theory of international trade and finance. Instead, it leads students to understand the implications of globalization through studying the most recent hot cases, such as the gains and conflicts arise from the integration between Hong Kong and mainland China, the impacts of the global financial crises and the Greek debt crisis, the roles played by international organizations such as the World Trade Organization (WTO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), etc. It is especially suitable to those students who want to know more about the practical and policy side of foreign trade and foreign investment.

What do the students say about this course?

The course is an introduction to basic macroeconomic knowledge, mainly focus on import and export. The knowledge is useful in daily life and manageable for beginners and outsiders.

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Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.