- 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 2021
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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:
- Understand the key tools for analysing the microeconomics of competitive markets and externalities.
- Analyse microeconomic problems relating to competitive markets and externalities.
- Apply microeconomic principles to the assessment of public policies.
The course will be delivered on campus, with material posted to the course Wattle site
- Two closed-book quizzes (10) [LO null]
- Mid-semester closed-book examination (30) [LO null]
- End of semester closed-book examination (60) [LO null]
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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.
Knowledge in calculus and optimisation is essential.
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