2022 unit information
Not offered in 2022
Must be enrolled in M800 or M900
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 3 hour class per week
This unit is concerned with microeconomic theory. The unit analyses the behaviour of economic agents such as consumers and producers, and their strategic interaction in the market economy. The unit deals with topics such as game theory, information economics, and agency theory. The unit provides a bridge to advanced research.
Analyse both normal-form and extensive form games with complete information
Evaluate consumer choice including under uncertainty
Use production theory to explain production decisions
Explain general equilibrium models and their contribution to welfare analysis
Communicate ideas and important concepts effectively
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: Achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MAE903 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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