(Currently and previously thought subjects)
The objective of this subject is to provide students with a basic knowledge of the key concepts in economics and their relevance and applications to business activity and decision making process involving scarce resources. Hence, upon completing the subject, students will be able to understand the world by using the economic concepts from both microeconomics and macroeconomics perspectives, as well as understand the economic decisions and the potential and limits of economy policies.
The objective of this subject is to understand the concepts, strategies and policies of economic development. Hence, upon completing the subject, students will be able to (i) understand the causes and the consequences of economic problems and policies regarding issues such as poverty, inequality, unemployment, population growth, environmental decay, and rural stagnation; (ii) understand contemporary economic problems of developing countries and to reach independent and informed judgments and policy conclusions about possible resolutions; (iii) apply the general economic principles, theories, and policies into treating problems of development and underdevelopment from an institutional and structural perspectives.
The objective of this subject is to understand the development of Malaysian economy. After completing this course, students will be able to understand various issues about Malaysian economy, including contemporary development such as Iskandar Development Region (IDR), debates on privatization and microfinance industry in Malaysia.
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