MAE203 - The Global Economy
2023 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Online
|Previously coded as:||MAE102, MAET102, MEE102, MEEM102, MEET102|
|Incompatible with:||MAE102, MAEM203|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars
This unit provides students with an understanding of the Australian economic system within the world economy, and an ability to identify and assess current macroeconomic problems and policies. The unit develops a framework to understand the ways in which the whole economy, or large sectors of the economy work. The major sectors analysed are the household sector, the business sector, the government sector and the international sector. The unit provides insights for evaluating the working and the impacts of monetary and fiscal policy, and how central banks and treasuries conduct such policies. Issues such as economic growth, unemployment, inflation, balance of payments and exchange rates are also examined.
Hurdle requirement: Achieve at least 40% of the marks available on the end-of-unit assessment task to evidence a minimum proficiency in the aligned discipline learning outcomes included in this unit.
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