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MAE207 - International Welfare Economics

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Enrolment modes:(B)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

A Torre

Prerequisite:MAE101 and MAE102
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

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

Test(s) (Written in class x 2 20% each) 40%, 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**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1224$1224$2506$2660

* 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.

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