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MAE413 - Macroeconomic Theory and Policy

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

D Mallick

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour seminar each 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 unit is concerned with further understanding of macroeconomic theory and policy.  Topics include: long-run economic growth; business cycle fluctuations; unemployment; incomplete price adjustment; monetary policy; international business cycle and macroeconomic policy.


Written Assignment 2000-2500 words 20%, Written Assignment (Research Paper) 4000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 40%

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.

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