BEX6650 - Research topics in advanced microeconomics - 2019

0 points, SCA Band 3, 0.000 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Economics

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Birendra Rai

Coordinator(s)

Dr Birendra Rai

Unit guides

Offered

Clayton

  • Second semester 2019 (On-campus)

Prerequisites

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

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in course 0029.

Prohibitions

ECC6650

Synopsis

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

Option 1: Within semester assessment: 100%

Option 2: Within semester assessment: 40% + Examination: 60%

Workload requirements

3 hours per week

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