Units of Study Outlines
ECOP2601 - Analysis of Business Cycles
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Susan Schroeder
This unit examines the various political economic aspects of business cycles. It surveys the predominant strands of thought, historical and contemporary, as to what causes cycles. The unit provides students with an overview of the ways that the upper turning point of a cycle has been, and is being, detected. Finally, it critically reviews how fiscal and monetary policies have been used to thwart the onset or soften the impact of crisis, drawing the implications for today's economic challenges.
1000wd essay (2x25%), 1x1.5hr exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)
2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2
ECOP1001 and (ECOP1002 or ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
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