Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Semester 1: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week; Summer Semester: Two 2-hour lectures and two 1-hour tutorials per week for six weeks |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Andrew Clarke, Prof John W Freebairn
This subject examines the development of the microeconomic theory of the behaviour of economic agents and how the behaviour of economic agents and government influence the efficiency of the economy. Topics include perfect competition, general equilibrium, market power, intertemporal decision making, decision making under uncertainty and imperfect information.
|Objectives:||Information not available.|
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (60% or 70%), an optional mid-semester multiple choice test (0% or 10%), an in-course assignment of up to 2000 words (20%), and tutorial attendance and participation (10%). The final mark will be calculated by weighting the end-of-semester exam at 60% and the mid-semester test at 10% OR by weighting the end-of-semester exam at 70% and the mid-semester test at 0%, whichever gives the higher mark.
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
|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|
Graduate Diploma in Economics |
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