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ECC6650

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Birendra Rai

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.

Objectives

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

Option1: Within semester assessment: 100%
Option 2: Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Birendra Rai

Contact hours

3 hours per week

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 to undertake this unit