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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||316-102 Introductory Microeconomics.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf N Olekalns, AssProf O Henry
|Subject Overview:|| |
An introduction to macroeconomic theory and policy. Economic aggregates such as aggregate production and employment, the general level of prices and inflation, the exchange rate, interest rates, the balance of payments and economic growth. Analysis is particularly directed to current macroeconomic problems and policy issues.
|Assessment:||A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (60%), a multiple choice test (5%), two assignments totalling not more than 2500 words (25%), and tutorial attendance and participation (10%).|
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Information Not Available
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Agricultural Science/Bachelor of Commerce |
Bachelor of Agriculture and Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Information Systems
Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Planning and Design (Property and Construction)
Diploma in Arts (Development Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Economics
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