Units of Study

ECOS2902 - Intermediate Macroeconomics Honours

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Debajyoti Chakrabarty

Description

This unit is comprised of lectures based upon the curriculum for ECOS2002 Intermediate Macroeconomics, supported by a seminar for one hour a week. The content of lectures reflects a more intensive treatment of the topics than ECOS2002. Topics covered include: models of the goods, money and labour markets; macro-economic relationships such as consumption, investment, demand for money and labour demand and supply; macro-dynamic relationships, especially those linking inflation and unemployment; exchange rates and open economy macroeconomics; theories of economic growth; productivity and technological change; the dynamics of the business cycle; and the relationship between micro- and macro-economic policy.

Assessments

Essay (20%), mid semester exam (30%), Final Exam (50%)

Classes

1 x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week

Prerequisites

ECON1001 and ECON1002 with a Credit average or better in the two units of study combined

Corequisites

ECMT1020

Prohibitions

ECON2902, ECOS2002, ECON2002

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