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ECF5300

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor He-Ling Shi

Synopsis

This unit will draw on different fields of applied economics such as applied general equilibrium economics, monetary economics, international economics, labour economics, public finance, and international trade and finance. The studies in these areas will be drawn together by research workshops where students present research papers in their chosen topic.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • develop appreciation of major economic dimensions of the environment in which business operates such as public sector and policy, regulatory frameworks, international linkages
  • have a solid grounding in specific applications of economic analysis
  • develop the ability to integrate the use of economic analysis of different settings
  • develop analytical and writing skills in preparing research papers
  • develop oral communication skills and gain experience in presenting economic analysis to non-specialist audiences.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Chief examiner(s)

He-Ling Shi

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

ECF5420