This unit of study aims to provide students with advanced theoretical knowledge and skill sets for analysing macroeconomic policy issues and practice in Australia and internationally from both a historical and contemporary perspective. This unit introduces a set of modern macroeconomic models that provide insights into policy debates and can also be used for analysing contemporary government policies. Examples will be drawn from various policies not just within Australia, but also from countries and regions such as the US, Asia, South America and Europe.
1x1250 words Analytical Report (25%), 1x1250 words Policy Research Essay (25%), 1x2hr exam Final exam (50%)
ECOS3997 or ECON3999 or ECON3998Prohibitions
ECOS3902 or ECON4902 or ECON4910 or ECON4915