Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Economics
OfferedNot offered in 2014
Coordinator(s)Professor John Madden


The unit is a sequel to ECC3650. Students continue to develop essential AGE modelling skills in areas of theory, data, computing and application. Whereas the emphasis in ECC3650 is on comparative static analysis, this subject deals with dynamics, including the specification of capital accumulation and technological change. Forecasting applications of AGE models are emphasised.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. have an advanced understanding of all aspects of applied general equilibrium economics
  2. be able to build and to use AGE-models in the preparation for postgraduate research projects
  3. be able to implement AGE-modelling techniques as professional economists.


Within semester assessment: 20%
Examination: 80%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

3 hours per week