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ECW1102 - Introductory macroeconomics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Berwick: Dr Nektarios Aslanidis; Gippsland: Ms Judith Tennant; Peninsula: Dr Jaai Parasnis; Malaysia: Dr Wan Leong Fee; South Africa: To be advised


Berwick Second semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2007 (Day)
Peninsula Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Singapore Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
South Africa Second semester 2007 (Day)


An introduction to the study of economics from a macroeconomic perspective including the following areas of study: trade in a global village, GDP as National Income and Aggregate Expenditure, savings and investment, unemployment, money and the Australian monetary system, aggregate demand and supply in the short and long run, monetary and fiscal policy including the related debates and in particular Australia as an open economy.


Assignments: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week