- Code ECON7074
- 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
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2024
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Macroeconomics is concerned with the operation of the economy as a whole, with attention paid to such things as unemployment, inflation, and interest rates, determination of the level of national income, savings and investment, and the exchange rate and the current account of the balance of payments. The course develops a consistent model of the economy to explore the interactions of key macroeconomic markets and variables and to examine the impacts of different kinds of shocks to the economy and the role of government budgetary and monetary policy in influencing the level of economic activity.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the core theoretical models used by macroeconomists, in particular, the Solow growth model and the AS/AD-model;
- discuss the usefulness and limitations of these models;
- explain and understand some of the associated empirical implications and policy issues;
- critically read and understand many newspaper and magazine articles covering current economic events;
- have a brief overview of some of the institutional features of the Australian economy and some overseas economies.
Students need to have completed BOTH introductory macroeconomics (ECON1102 or the equivalent) AND intermediate macroeconomics (ECON2102 or the equivalent) to gain credit from previous study.
- Take home assignments and/or mid term and final exams. Details to be determined in class, in consultation with students and in accordance with ANU policy. Refer to the Class Summary (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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130 hours in total over the semester consisting of lectures, tutorials and private study time.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8537||22 Jul 2024||29 Jul 2024||31 Aug 2024||25 Oct 2024||In Person||N/A|