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ECC1000 - Principles of microeconomics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Ms Cathy Fletcher


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


The nature and scope of economics; different economic systems; economic policy analysis and evaluation; main bodies of economic thought; examples of household, business and government economic decision problems; consumer choice, product demand and factor supply; enterprise choice, product supply and factor demand; market analyses of contemporary issues; competitive market long run equilibrium; market power; market failure and concerns for efficiency and equity; government involvement in the Australian economy.


Written (class tests and mid semester test): 35%
Tutorial participation and contribution: 5%
Examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact hours

Three contact hours per week