This assignment is composed by four questions on relevant topics considered in the ECON1165 module.
1. On successful completion of this course a student will be able to:
2. Systemic knowledge and critical understanding of the economic theories about the process
of economic development,
Critically discuss whether stock options for managers are an effective mechanism for reducing ‘Agency Costs’
Examine Singapore’s performance in Trade Competitiveness in respect of enabling trade.
Drawing on Singapore’s position as an important transhipment hub, discuss the challenges facing Singapore in maintain this performance
Examine the impact of finance and financial decisions on the management of supply chains and their component businesses
Critically Analyse financial risk management techniques.
Financial system /Financial intermediation
The essay should aim to cover some of the following areas:
a. Explain the (main) functions of the financial system. Illustrate your points by giving examples of different types of financial institutions and their role in bringing deficit and surplus units together.