MAE413 - Macroeconomic Theory and Policy

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
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.


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%

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