ECON5508 Advanced Macroeconomic Theory
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit provides a formal treatment of macroeconomics and the current practice of macroeconomic policy. It is shown how how government, consumer and investor behavior 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 policy analysis and forecasting; (3) explain how macroeconomic models are used in economic policy formulation; (4) identify the institutional carriage of macroeconomic policy and its implications for macro policy implementation; and (5) demonstrate the capability to write and speak clearly and concisely on advanced macroeconomic theory.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) in-class tests; (2) assignments/in-class presentations; 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
- Contact hours
- lectures/seminars: up to 3 hours per week
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