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ECOS2902: Intermediate Macroeconomics Honours

ECOS2902 is part of the macroeconomics sequence in the Advanced Economics Program. The unit is based on ECOS2002 Intermediate Macroeconomics, but offers a more advanced treatment of topics than ECOS2002. Topics covered include: models of the goods, money and labour markets; macro-economic relationships such as consumption, investment, demand for money and labour demand and supply; macro-dynamic relationships, especially those linking inflation and unemployment; exchange rates and open economy macroeconomics; theories of economic growth; productivity and technological change; the dynamics of the business cycle; and the relationship between micro- and macro-economic policy.

Code ECOS2902
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002
ECOS2002 or ECON2002 or ECON2902

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

  • LO1. demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles and theories of economics
  • LO2. analyse and interpret economic, commercial and business information from diverse sources using economic and econometric models
  • LO3. select and utilise relevant techniques and principles to analyse economic events
  • LO4. compile and present relevant commercial information to decision makers using appropriate data management and IT tools.