Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four hours of lectures, seminars and tutorials per week. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Admission into BH-COM or BH-ARTS (Economics), Graduate Diploma in Economics, Master of Economics
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Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
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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 advanced microeconomics and to the economics of information and strategic behaviour. Topics to be covered include decision making under uncertainty, the interaction of primal and dual methods of modelling producer and consumer behaviour, the existence and welfare properties of general equilibrium, the theory of market failure and public goods, models of strategic behaviour in oligopoly, an introduction to game theory.
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (60%) one 2-hour mid-semester test (20%) and class assignments totalling not more than 2000 words (20%)
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics |
Graduate Diploma in Economics
Master of Commerce (Accounting)
Master of Economics
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