- Code IDEC8002
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by International and Development Economics Program
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject International and Developmental Economics
- Areas of interest Economics
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Creina Day
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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IDEC8002 introduces students to the main classes of models in modern macroeconomics. The course is aimed at providing students with asound knowledge of modern macroeconomic theory, an ability to formulate and solve problems analytically, and a general appreciation of how policymakers can use the analysis in practice.The first half of the course will be devoted to growth models while the second half will deal with cyclical fluctuations, monetary and fiscal policy.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Recognise key concepts, theories and core models of macroeconomics
2. Apply these tools to the analysis of a variety of illustrations and examples, including empirical trends and implications for policymakers
3. Explain macroeconomic concepts, graphically, mathematically and in writing, to a professional standard
4. Evaluate real world events and data using macroeconomic analysis
There will be one final exam (75%), and one mid-semester exam (25%, redemptive).
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Two hours of lectures and 1 hour of tutorials. Depending on prior background the student should expect to spend around 6-10 hours per week on the course material.
Romer, Advanced Macroeconomics, McGraw Hill (3rd Edition).
Some basic background in undergraduate microeconomics and macroeconomics will be assumed.
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7680||21 Jul 2014||08 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|