- Code ECON8003
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Economics
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Economics
- Areas of interest Economics
All activities that form part of this course will be delivered remotely
This course will focus on contemporary policy issues in the Australian economy. The lectures will be delivered by Professor Gregory and experts within the ANU and by visitors drawn from government departments and other universities. The more important topics are taken from the following policy areas; the labour market, welfare, immigration, education and economic growth.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By successfully completing the course, students will:
- have a better understanding of the way to analyze economic policy issues from an economic, social, political and historical perspective;
- understand how to undertake policy analysis of problems drawn from the Australian economy; how to apply economic theory and use various innovative statistical techniques to judge effectiveness and outcomes of policies;
- have the ability to organize relevant theory and data to be applied to policy issues;
- develop better judgement and insight as to the data and theory that should matter in individual policy examples.
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Workload4 hrs (3-5 hrs additional hrs outside class time)
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