MAE302 - Macroeconomics of Open Economies
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
MAE202 and MAE203
Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
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