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Topics in Microeconomic Analysis - ECON4909

Year - 2019

This unit covers the latest policy-relevant developments in the field of advanced microeconomics. It will cover several microeconomic topics using multiple economics approaches: after the traditional theoretical approach, students will be exposed to a combination of empirical evidence, experimental evidence, and current behavioural economics perspectives. Examples of topics include: incentives; discrimination; altruism; decision-making under uncertainty; gift-exchange; and time-preference.

1x3hr seminar/week

3x 2500wd Assignment (50%), 1x 2hr (2000wd equivalent) Final exam (50%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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