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ECOP6012 - Country Risk Analysis

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Susan Schroeder


The impacts of volatility are an ever-present concern for policymakers, firms and households. This unit looks at a diverse range of methods and techniques for assessing country risk (e.g., economic risk, financial risk, sovereign (default) risk, socio-political risk, etc). This entails an overview of the (political) economic frameworks and connecting both qualitative and quantitative approaches to the current research on leading indicators and early warning systems.


1x1500wd essay (25%), presentation (20%), 1x2500wd project (40%), and tutorial participation (15%)


1x2hr seminar/week

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