Units of Study
ECOS2002 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Aarti Singh
Phone: +61 2 9351 5250
This unit of study develops models of the goods, money and labour markets, 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.
Mid Semester exam (30%), Final exam (50%), Assignments (20%)
1 x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week
ECON2002, ECOS2902, ECON2902
Certain combinations of Maths/Stats may substitute for Econometrics. Consult the Chair of the Discipline of Economics.
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