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Unit details

MAE411 - Advanced Economic Theory

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) students only)
Unit chair:

N Anbarci

Prerequisite:MAE301
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class

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.

Content

The unit is concerned with theoretical and empirical issues in microeconomics. Topics include: decision-making under uncertainty; insurance and gambling; brief introduction to game theory; models in industrial organisation; introduction to mechanism design; adverse selection, signalling and screening; the principal-agent model and auctions.

Assessment

Assignment 1 (Quantitative) 20%, Assignment 2 (Quantitative) 20%, Assignment 3 (Quantitative) 20%, 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
$1283$1283$2672$2837

* 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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