The course aims to provide students with an understanding of, and the competence to apply economic analysis to, the main issues confronting business and the economy in the modern international trading and financial environment. Issues of contemporary international debate and policy relevance are investigated in the context of the development of the core body of the theory of international trade, commercial policy and international monetary economics.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon a successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
- Understand the theoretical models that economists typically use and also form the basis of current research in international economics;
- be familiarized with the analytical tools that economists use to analyze international economic interactions.
- Explain and understand the associated empirical implications and policy issues;
- Evaluate the contribution of some recently created knowledge in international economics;
- Synthesize some of the recently created knowledge in international macroeconomics;
- Be ready to identify a research topic and undertake an independent research.
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- Tutorial exercise (10%)
- Midterm Exam (30%)
- Final Exam (60%).
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This course assumes a good intermediate knowledge of macroeconomics and microeconomics. It will also be assumed that students are reasonably familiar with mathematical tools and intermediate econometrics or statistics. No other prior knowledge will be assumed.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4673||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|