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MAE202 - National Economic Policy

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, X)

Credit point(s):1

Trimester 1

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

D Mallick

Incompatible with: Nil
Recommended: MAE101
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.


This unit builds on MAE102 and is concerned with further understanding of contemporary macroeconomic issues. Topics include determination of interest rates, monetary and fiscal policy within the context of IS-LM model; and evaluation of these policies in an open economy framework by incorporating balance of payments. Besides, an understanding of aggregate demand and aggregate supply; unemployment; and economic growth with reference to Australia, are developed.


Test (Online/In Class) 20%, Written Assignment 1500 words 20%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

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