QUANTITATIVE MACROECONOMIC MODELS

ECO4QMM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject deals with the main topics of modern macroeconomic theory at an advanced level and is designed to provide students with the theory, tools and techniques relevant to macroeconomic analysis. The unit covers issues on business cycles and fiscal and monetary policy. Students are made aware of the application of these theories in the Australian context.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJan Libich

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ECO3EGS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Able to formulate and solve macroeconomic problems by applying analytical techniques used in modern macroeconomic literature.

Activities:
Problem sets and take-home exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

02. Think critically about rigorous theories, concepts, assumptions and arguments in modern macroeconomic analysis.

Activities:
Problem sets and take-home exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJan Libich

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,500-word discussant report15 02
one take-home final exam55 01
three problem sets30 01