MNG 92210 Assessment 1: Short written response (30 marks) 1500 words
Answer the following 3 questions (each approximately 500 words):
1. What is globalisation and how does it affect domestic businesses? In your discussion, include both positive and negative impacts of globalisation. (9 marks)
2. When you compare Absolute Advantage Theory and Comparative Advantage Theory, which one appears to be more practical, and why? Also, explain how benefit from trade arises based on this theory using a numerical example of 2 countries producing 2 products. (9 marks)
3. Donald Trump, president of United States of America, announced imposition of tariff on Chinese imports in the recent past. Based on your understanding of the first 3 topics of this unit, (i) what could have been the reason/logic behind such a comment/decision, and (ii) what are the implications of such an intervention on domestic consumers? (12 marks)
You are expected to use at least 5 academic sources (excluding the textbook) to support your viewpoints.
Please place the word count for this assignment on the cover sheet. 10% more or less than 1500 words is acceptable. The marker may, at their discretion, discontinue marking if you go above 10% of the recommended word limit.
Marking Criteria: MNG 92210 – Short written response Assignment