• Offered by Research School of Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Economics
  • Areas of interest Economics
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Prof Robert Gregory
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course ECON4403
  • Offered in Second Semester 2019
    See Future Offerings

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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

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Workload

4 hrs (3-5 hrs additional hrs outside class time)

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed the equivalent of, or have concurrent enrolment in ECON8026 or ECON8025. Incompatible with ECON4403.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4320
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5700
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
7839 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person

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