units

ECC5651

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Economics
OfferedNot offered in 2013

Synopsis

This unit will cover 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.

Outcomes

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 microeconomics and related fields.

Assessment

Within-semester research paper: 40%
Examination: 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

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