Units of Study

ECOS2902 - Intermediate Macroeconomics Honours

Semester 2, 2012  |  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 test (30%) and 2hr final exam (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(ECON1001 or BUSS1040) 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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