Economics

Faculty of P.S.H.E.
- Subject: Economics

Member: (2018 - 2019)

  • Ms. Ng Ka Kei  (Panel Head)

Objectives:

1. Knowledge and understanding

Students will develop knowledge and understanding about:

(a) economic terminology and concepts, as well as elementary economic theories;

(b) basic economic problems faced by every individual and society, and alternative approaches to tackling these problems;

(c) the considerations and forces underlying the economic decisions that need to be taken by individuals, firms, institutions and governments;

(d) the interactions of different economic sectors; and

(e) the Hong Kong economy and its relationship with the economies of other parts of the nation and the world.

2. Skills

Students will develop skills to:

(a) interpret economic information presented in verbal, numerical or graphical form;

(b) apply their economic knowledge to a variety of problems and issues in a range of economic contexts;

(c) analyse information through the use of economic concepts and theories;

(d) evaluate information, arguments, proposals and policies from different economic perspectives and make informed judgements; and

(e) communicate economic ideas and informed judgements, in a clear, logical and appropriate form.

3. Values and attitudes

Students will develop values and attitudes so that they may:

  1. participate as informed persons in the discussion of economic issues and decision making; and
  2. become active and responsible citizens and contribute to the well-being of the local community, the nation and     the world.

Useful Links

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

https://www.hkma.gov.hk/eng/index.shtml

 

Census and Statistics Department

https://www.censtatd.gov.hk/home.html

 

Economist Magazine

https://www.economist.com/

 

Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/asia