ECON4503 Advanced Economic Analysis
- 6 points
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Honours option in Economics [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
- This unit provides an advanced course of study in a specialised area. Topics may include, for example, economic growth, international trade or economic development. The unit focuses on both theory and applied econometric or economic modelling.
- Students are able to (1) acquire skills expected of economists entering professional careers in economic policy institutions such as the Treasury and The Reserve Bank, or in private sector institutions; (2) demonstrate an in-depth understanding of often-used economic theories, applied methods such as economic modelling or applied econometrics, and how theory and policy interact; (3) apply a range of economic theories to solving current economic problem; and (4) demonstrate the capability to write and speak clearly and concisely.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) tests; (2) presentation; and (3) report. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Simon Chang
- Unit rules
- Enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (BH002)
completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (BH005)
enrolment in the Master of Economics (42620).
- Contact hours
- lectures/Practical Classes/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.