MACROECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS, GROWTH AND POLICY

ECO2MFG

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is an intermediate macroeconomic theory subject. It concentrates focuses on the theory of aggregate demand, aggregate supply, unemployment and inflation, in the contexts of both closed and open economies, an open as well as closed economy context and on the fundamentals of the basic business cycle. Connections are also made between macroeconomic illustrations and the performance of financial markets with forward-looking behaviour. It includes references to the applicability of these theories to the Australian economy.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShawn Leu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ECO1RIG or ECO2PEC or ECO1PPB or ECO1IMA or subject to Head of School approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ECO2PPB, ECO2MAT

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMacroeconomicsPrescribedBlanchard, O. J., Sheen, J.4TH. AUSTRALASIAN EDN. PEARSON, 2013

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAxel Wieneke

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2 Quizzes30
Final Exam60
Tutorial participation10

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShawn Leu

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2 Quizzes30
Final Exam60
Tutorial participation10

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNhai Pham

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
2 Quizzes30
Final Exam60
Tutorial participation10