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ECOS2002 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - 6 credit points
HECS Band five
Domestic Fee: $3,662
International Fee: $4,162
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Economics
Offered session(s): 1, 2, 43
Corequisites: ECMT1020
Prerequisites: ECON1002
Prohibitions: ECON2002, ECOS2902, ECON2902
Classes: 1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment: mid-semester test (30%), assignments (20%) and 2hr final exam (50%)

This unit of study develops models of the goods, money and labour markets, and examines issues in macroeconomic policy. Macroeconomic relationships, covering consumption, investment, money and employment, are explored in detail. Macro-dynamic relationships, especially those linking inflation and unemployment, are also considered. Exchange rates and open economy macroeconomics are also addressed. In the last part of the unit, topics include the determinants and theories of economic growth, productivity and technology, the dynamics of the business cycle, counter-cyclical policy and the relationship between micro and macro policy in the context of recent Australian experience.Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the School of Economics Undergraduate Coordinator.
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