- Code IDEC8030
- 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
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Ying Xu
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2016
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This course aims to acquaint student with key issues and models in international macroeconomics. It introduces students to macroeconomic accounting and standard open-economy macroeconomic models. These models are then used to understand important issues in international macroeconomics including the exchange rate, the current account, international capital mobility, exchange rate regimes, and monetary policy in open economies.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Recognise key concepts and core theories of international macroeconomics
- Apply economic tools to real world events and policy
- Communicate concepts, graphically, mathematically and in writing, to a professional standard
- Evaluate what is important and caste an argument in terms of relevant international macroeconomic models
Learning outcome to be assessed
3 and 4
1 and 2
1,2,3 and 4
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3 contact hours per week plus 6-10 hours per week outside class.
The recommended textbook for this course is the text currently prescribed for IDEC8002
Romer, David (2012) Advanced Macroeconomics, 4th edition, McGraw Hill
The following textbook will also be helpful
Heijdra, Ben and van der Ploeg, Frederick (2002) Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics, Oxford University Press
The course material will draw on these books supplemented by lecturer notes to support student learning.
As for entry to the Graduate Diploma of International and Development Economics.
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- 6 units
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|18 Jul 2016
|29 Jul 2016
|31 Aug 2016
|28 Oct 2016