Intermediate Macroeconomics Honours (ECOS2902)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

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

Assessment

essay (20%), mid-semester test (30%) and 2hr final exam (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(ECON1001 or BUSS1040) and ECON1002 with a Credit average or better in the two units of study combined

Prohibitions

ECON2002, ECOS2002, ECON2902

Corequisites

ECMT1020

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