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Unit of study_

Economics of Growth - ECOS3018

Year - 2018

At the heart of an understanding of the dynamics of market or capitalist economies is an understanding of economic growth. This unit is an introduction to the analysis of economic growth including a comparison of competing explanations within formal growth theory. It considers the connection between growth and distribution, growth and technical progress, the role of economic policies and economic institutions in promoting growth as well as the limitations on growth associated with exhaustible natural resources. Lectures also provide some consideration of the empirical evidence on different explanations of growth.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
2x in-class tests (40%) and 1.5hr Final exam (60%)

Pre-requisites

(ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Summer Main

08 Jan 2018

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 02 Feb 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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