- Code IDEC8016
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject International and Developmental Economics
- Areas of interest Economics
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Firman Kartaadipoetra
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2020
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Microeconomic Analysis and Policy is a Masters course in modern microeconomic theory. The course covers consumption theory, production theory, theories of the competitive market, general equilibrium theory, and externalities and public goods. Principles will be applied to important policy areas such as tax policy, the role of government, and management of the environment.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successful completion of this course students will be able to:
(1) Understand the key tools for analysing the microeconomics of competitive markets and externalities.
(2) Analyse microeconomic problems relating to competitive markets and externalities.
(3) Apply microeconomic principles to the assessment of public policies.
The course will be delivered on campus, with material posted to the course Wattle site
Assessment will involve two quizzes (10%), a mid-semester examination (30%), and a final examination (60%). All are closed-book.
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3 contact hours per week, including 2 lecture hours and a 1-hour tutorial. Students are expected to study around 6 hours a week outside contact hours to satisfactorily complete the course.
Nicholson, W & Snyder, C 2012, Microeconomic Theory: Basic Principles and Extensions, 11th edn, Cengage Learning.
Varian, HR 2014, Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus, 1st edn, Norton.
Jehle, GA & Reny, PJ 2011, Advanced Microeconomic Theory, 3rd edn, Prentice Hall.
Hoy, M, Livernois, J,
McKenna, C, Rees, R & Stengos, T 2011, Mathematics for Economics, 3rd edn,
Knowledge in calculus and optimisation is essential.
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