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Unit details

MAE102 - The Global Economy

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Enrolment modes:(B, G, W, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1 (B, X), trimester 2 (G, W) or trimester 3 (B, X)

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

M McKenzie (Trimester 1), O Bashar (Trimester 2), WS Lee (Trimester 3)

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit provides students with an understanding of the Australian economic system within the world economy, and an ability to identify and assess current macroeconomic problems and policies. The unit is concerned with the way in which the whole economy, or large sectors of the economy work. The major sectors analysed are the household sector, the business sector, the government sector and the international sector. The unit provides insights for evaluating the working and the impacts of monetary and fiscal policy, and how central banks and treasuries conduct such policies.  Issues such as economic growth, unemployment, inflation, balance of payments and, exchange rates are also examined.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1500 words 25%, Test(s) (Online/In Class) 15%, Examination 3 hours 60%

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

 

From Trimester 2, 2012:

Written Assignment 1500 words 25%, Test(s) (Online/In Class) 15%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1178$1178$1178$2386$2562

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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