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ECON4910: Topics in Macroeconomic Analysis

2024 unit information

This unit of study is designed to provide an understanding of how theory meets practice in contemporary macroeconomic policy. Topics may cover theoretical, empirical, and policy-relevant developments in the field of advanced macroeconomics. Examples of topics include international macroeconomics; international trade; economic growth; monetary policy; financial crises; and economics of taxation.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Economics

Code ECON4910
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a sound understanding of central bank inflation targeting frameworks
  • LO2. demonstrate an understanding of how central bank strategies have been affected by the global financial crisis
  • LO3. analyse current policy debates against the historical background of earlier crisis episodes
  • LO4. demonstrate the capacity to engage in well-informed debate on current issues in monetary and financial policy
  • LO5. interpret official policy statements in their broader context and communicate their key messages clearly and concisely.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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