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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Yew-Kwang Ng


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.


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.


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

Chief examiner(s)

Birendra Rai

Contact hours

3 hours per week


Students must be enrolled in course 0029 to undertake this unit