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ECC4860

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Full year 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Liang Choon Wang

Synopsis

Topics for seminar presentation are selected in consultation with the coordinator. A list of possible topics will be distributed but students are encouraged to propose subjects of interest to them, based in their own discipline. Students present one paper, act as formal discussant on another, and are expected to engage in discussion of others.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. gain experience in presenting issues of policy importance, based in their own disciplines, to non-specialist audiences in written and oral forms
  2. gain experience in analysing and discussing such issues in a seminar context
  3. become aware of the major issues involved in a range of related policy questions.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Liang Wang

Contact hours

One 1.5-hour seminar per week

Prerequisites

Admission to fourth year honours, Graduate Diploma in Economics or preliminary masters in the Departments of Economics, Econometrics or Accounting and Finance