Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of seminars, lectures and tutorials per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1
|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 Lawrence Uren
This subject analyses the general equilibrium approach to modelling the macroeconomy. Emphasis is given to the study of business cycles, growth models and open-economy macroeconomics.
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (55%), written assignments totalling approximately 2000 words (20%), a 1-hour mid-semester exam (15%) and tutorial attendance and participation (10%).
|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|
This subject is one of the four subjects which students proceeding to an honours degree in economics are required to take in third year, and has been designed accordingly. There are, however, no restrictions on entry to the subject which all third-year economics students are welcome to take.
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