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MAE302 - Macroeconomics of Open Economies

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Xueli Tang





Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars


This unit will provide an understanding of the macroeconomic theories in the context of open economies. The unit moves forward from the policy focus of MAE202 National Economic Policy and scrutinises the theoretical underpinnings of economic policy in open economies, such as monetary and fiscal policy and exchange rate determination. It addresses key issues involved in macroeconomic analysis as it informs policy treatment of fluctuations and growth in open economies and integration into the global economy.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Quantitative Assignment - 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 3 students) - Written assignment (2500 words) – 20%

Examination (2 hours) – 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

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