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ECC6660

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Siew-Ling Yew

Synopsis

Advanced topics in macroeconomics, current research and policy issues. The topics may include an in-depth study of consumption, investment, inflation and monetary policy, unemployment, and empirical applications.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

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

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Siew Ling Yew

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students will be required to achieve a mark of at least 70% in all mandatory 6000 level coursework which needs to be completed prior to confirmation.

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in course code 0029 to undertake this unit