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ECC6650 - Research topics in advanced microeconomics

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Professor Yew-Kwang Ng

Offered

Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

Advanced topics in microeconomics and current research and policy issues. Topics may include an in-depth study of general equilibrium, mesoeconomics, new classical economics of specialisation, transaction costs, and inframarginal analysis, principal agent models and incentive regulation.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • possess technical proficiency to initiate and pursue PhD level research
  • be capable of developing an original research topic
  • be in a position to undertake research in microeconomics and related fields.

Assessment

Option1: Within semester assessment: 100%
Option 2: Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in course 0029 to undertake this unit

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