Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study
ECON6002 - Macroeconomics Analysis 1
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Denny Lie
This unit is aimed at providing students with a sound and comprehensive knowledge of modern macroeconomic theory, an ability to formulate and solve problems analytically, and a general appreciation of how policymakers can use the analysis in practice. Topics covered include (i) micro-foundations of macroeconomics, focusing on consumption, investment, money demand, and credit rationing; (ii) equilibrium macroeconomics, focusing on the conventional prototype as well as on recent stochastic macroeconomic models; and (iii) dis-equilibrium macroeconomics, concepts, issues, and models.
problem set (10%), mid semester exam (30%), final exam (60%)
1x 3hr seminar per week
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