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ECF3731 - Managerial economics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr George Rivers


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)


Students will deepen their knowledge of the differing views of the firm. Topics include: the firm within a capitalist economic system; the macroeconomic constraints on the firm; the market structural constraints on the firm; differing perspectives of the firm - the conventional economic, technological view, the accounting, management and marketing views, the recent transaction costs and new classical view; how these different areas explain current issues such as downsizing and electronic commerce.


Case study (1500 words): 20%
Mid-semester test: 20%
Examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


ECF1100 or ECF2100 or equivalent