- Code POGO8019
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Policy and Governance Program
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Policy and Governance
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Chunlai Chen
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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This is an introductory course to Macroeconomics. The course will examine the issues of macroeconomics, introduce the theories of macroeconomics, provide students with understanding of the methods and indicators used to analyze macroeconomic performance and the policy instruments available for tackling economic problems. The latter part of the course will examine macroeconomic challenges facing most countries, including economic growth, unemployment, inflation, and external instability.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Graduate Certificate in Public Administration.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On successful completion of this unit you will be able to:
- Demonstrate a sound understanding of the issues of macroeconomics --- long run economic growth, unemployment, inflation, and government and international deficits
- Demonstrate a solid understanding of the economic relationships between households, firms and the governments
- Demonstrate skills in measuring GDP, unemployment and inflation, and using these indicators to analyze macroeconomic performance
- Demonstrate a solid understanding of the aggregate demand and aggregate supply framework
- Demonstrate a sound understanding of fiscal policy and monetary policy
- Demonstrate a strong ability to identify macroeconomic issues and apply fiscal and monetary policy instruments to tackle these issues
on campus, weekly based.
The assessment of the course has three parts:
- Four assignments (20%)
- Mid-semester exam (30%)
- Final exam (50%)
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This course will be delivered over 13 weeks, involving a 2-hour lecture and a 1.5-hour tutorial each week. Students also need to spend a minimum of 7 hours per week to read textbook, lecture notes, write assignments, and do online exercises.
The course will use the Macroeconomics part of McTaggart, D., C. Findlay and M. Parkin, (2007), Economics (5th Edition), Melbourne: Addison-Wesley.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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- International fee paying students
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
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|
|7676||21 Jul 2014||08 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|