1. Briefly describe the nature of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2007-12. Suggest policies to address the effects of the GFC on trading nations, 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 Lecture Topics 1.1, 1.2 and 2.0. Data sources: Australian Bureau of Statistics ([url removed, login to view]); World Trade Organization ([url removed, login to view]); Asian Development Bank ([url removed, login to view])]
(Due: 5 pm, 23 May)
Weight: 30 per cent of the final mark.
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Where: The project should be submitted to Off Campus & Assignment Handling Services via the Library lending desk at your home campus (Gold Coast or Nathan).
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Assessment Criteria for Semester Paper
(1) See below for a detailed list and explanation of the Assessment Criteria.
Three Criteria: Total 30 Marks (10 marks each)
A. Presentation: 10 marks
Research effort and suitability of sources of information including the use of an accepted style of academic referencing such as books, journals and the Internet
Standard/quality of presentation including grammar and spelling
B. Research: 10 Marks
The quality of the overall research effort, including standard and depth of analysis of the prescribed topic
Review of theoretical and empirical literature relevant to the topic.
C. Strength of Analysis: 10 Marks
Clarity of arguments and strength of analysis keeping the text neat and integrated with introduction, main text and conclusion/ recommendation
Use clear figures, charts and tables in appropriate places. Cutting and pasting from other sources should be minimized