An individual assignment that will cover a contemporary macroeconomic issue, the trade war between the US and China, its impact on the economies of both and its impact on the Australian economy. You are to complete it in a report format.
It will assess the following topics and learning outcomes 1 to 8.
Your Report is to take the following format
|Contents pagePart A Introduction – including background PART B Objectives / intentions of the USA and China’s response PART C the impact on the Australian economy PART D ConclusionWill China or US make a trade deal?PART E Formatting including a contents page, referencing, bibliography and footnotes.PART F Evidence of completion of microcredential (Academic Integrity Awareness)|
This assessment contributes 40% of the overall marks for the course.
Only a single attempt of submission is permitted. Please ensure to attach the final version of the assessment.
Students are required to acknowledge all sources of information and to include a contents page and bibliography of cited texts.
For guidelines on referencing, see a document on Canvas (Assignments | Assessment Task 2: titled, “Guidelines for Referencing.”
Note that material and answers that
are not acknowledged or correctly referenced will not be considered for
assessment. Use footnotes where you have referred to RMIT notes and or articles
listed below or other written material.
The assessment will require you to add evidence of the completion of the RMIT micro-credential (Academic Integrity Awareness) which is designed to increase your understanding of academic integrity in assessment practices by:
Articles, fact sheets,
links and notes related to the assignment. These
are available in Assignment folder, Assessment 2.
A section that summarizes and provides background to the report. It should include:
(2 + 2 + 4 = 8 marks)
Objectives / intentions of the USA
(1 + 6 + 1 = 8 marks)
(1 + 5 + 1 = 7 marks)
Impact on Australia:
Explain the impact that the trade war is likely to have on the Australian economy in regard to:
(2 + 3 + 2 = 7 marks)
PART D Conclusion
In your opinion is China or the US under pressure to make a trade deal?
In your answer Identify and explain two negative impacts the trade war has had on the economy you have chosen.
Formatting including a contents page, referencing, bibliography and footnotes. (2 marks)
Completion of Micro-credential
Attach evidence of the completion of the RMIT micro-credential (Academic Integrity Awareness) which is designed to increase your understanding of academic integrity in assessment practices by
The diagram below can be used for your diagrams. (Tips: to create new lines, simply copy the existing curves and move to the new location)
|Price Level (P)|
Suggested word limits:
PART A 200 words
US 125 words ex diagram
China 125 words ex diagram
PART C 200 words
PART D 150 words
Suggested time lines / completion dates
Part A – 2 September
Part B – 16 September
Part D – 23 September
Part C and Microcredential – 30 September
Due date 4 October
Course Learning Outcomes