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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures and seminars per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||316-312 Macroeconomics and 316-313 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 I King
|Subject Overview:|| |
An advanced introduction to modern monetary economics. Covers topics such as neoclassical monetary theory; price rigidities; interest rates, inflation targeting and central banking; rules versus discretion in monetary policy; microeconomic foundations of monetary economics. Both theoretical and empirical issues will be emphasised. Open economy aspects of monetary economics will be covered where appropriate.
|Assessment:||Either: A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (70%) and class assignments totalling not more than 3000 words (30%); or a 1.5-hour mid-semester examination (20%), a 3-hour end-of-semester examination (50%) and class assignments totalling not more than 3000 words (30%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:To be advised.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Students may not gain credit for both 316-466 Monetary Economics and 316-649 Monetary Economics.
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