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ECW2730 - Macroeconomic policy

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Dr Ratbek Dzhumashev


Berwick First semester 2009 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2009 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2009 (Off-campus)
Sunway First semester 2009 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2009 (Off-campus)
South Africa First semester 2009 (Day)


Macroeconomic policy as it affects the open economy; policy consequences of consumption and investment decisions; analysis of policies with respect to the real exchange rate and trade balance; policy responses to assets price movements; policy goals under different international monetary systems; the economic benefits and costs of optimum currency areas; how policy-makers in Australia try to stabilise the economy.


Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (2 hours): 70%

Contact hours

One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week





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