ECON4418 Macroeconomic Theory
- 6 points
If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.
Availability Location Mode Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Online timetabled 100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit includes some synchronous components, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times. Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Honours option in Economics [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
- This unit provides a formal treatment of macroeconomics and the current practice of macroeconomic policy. It is shown how government, consumer and investor behaviour affect the aggregate economy.
- Students are able to (1) learn how economic theory flows into the construction of macroeconomic models; (2) apply macroeconomic models for economic forecasting; and (3) gain an understanding of how macroeconomic models are used in economic policy formulation.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) in-class tests; (2) assignments/in-class presentation; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Professor Rod Tyers
- Unit rules
- Enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (BH002) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (BH005).
ECON3303 Applied Macroeconomics or ECON3272 Intermediate Mathematics for Economists; for pre-2012 courses: ECON3365 Macroeconomic Theory or ECON7492 Macroeconomic Theory and Applications
- Contact hours
- lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.