Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures, tutorials and workshops per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
And, for students who did not achieve a study score of at least 25 in Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics in VCE Units 3 & 4 or equivalent, successful completion of:
Study Period Commencement:
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Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
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|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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An introduction to macroeconomic theory and policy. Topics will include economic aggregates such as production and employment, the general level of prices and inflation, the exchange rate, interest rates, monetary and fiscal policies, the balance of payments and economic growth. Analysis is particularly directed to current macroeconomic problems and policy issues.
• Explain the importance of the circular flow of income to macroeconomics.
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (60%), two multiple choice tests, one conducted at the end of the fourth week of the semester, the other conducted in the eleventh week of the semester (10%), two assignments totalling not more than 2,500 words (20%), and tutorial attendance and participation (10%).
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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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|
• High level of development: written communication; collaborative learning; critical thinking; synthesis of data and other information; application of theory to practice.
Graduate Diploma in Economics |
Development Studies Major |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Global Economic Issues |
A Long-Run Economic Perspective
Contemporary Public Economic Policy
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