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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Seminars or lectures and tutorials totalling three hours per week (Semester 1). |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||A major sequence in economics will normally be required before this subject is taken.|
|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 Ian Paul King
This is an advanced course in macroeconomic theory, with the intention of introducing students to frontier techniques. Topics may include: techniques of dynamic optimization, dynamic optimization theory, economic growth, optimal taxation, unemployment, and money.
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (50%), class assignments totalling not more than 2000 words (20%) and a 1.5 hour mid-semester examination (30%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Master of Commerce - Economics |
Master of Economics
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