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ECG9102 - Introduction to macroeconomic theory and policy

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Tissa Rajapakse


Not offered in 2007


Principles of macroeconomic analysis of product, capital, money and labour markets. It also deals with the concepts of national accounts, governmental expenditure, economic growth, inflation, unemployment, interest rates, currency exchange rates and balance of payments. Contemporary macroeconomic policy issues from both a small open economy and a regional perspective are especially emphasised.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Essay work (4000 words): 40%
Examination: 60%