MAE207 - International Welfare Economics
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Prerequisite:||MAE101 and MAE102|
1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour compulsory seminar per week
Note:You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
The first part of this unit examines how the economist defines and measures economic welfare. This is followed by a discussion of the principal types of market failures, with an emphasis on externalised cost, information problems and business practices that damage the competitive process. Cyberspace or network activities will be distinguished from non-network ones.
Assessment 1 (Individual) - In class tests - 30%
Assessment 2 (Group of 2-3 students) - Two components totalling 30%:
-Written report equivalent to 3000 words - 20%
-Oral presentation -10%
Examination 2 hours - 40%
Hurdle Requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.