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MAE302 - Macroeconomics of Open Economies

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

X Tang


MAE202 and MAE203

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

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

Unit Fee Information

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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