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Recessions, Inflation And Economic Growth

Undergraduate | LTU-ECO1RIG | 2024

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21 July 2024
Entry requirements
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12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Recessions, Inflation And Economic Growth

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Interpret changes in national income, cost of living, exchange rates, the financial system and labour markets over time, and discuss their impact on people’s wellbeing.
    2. Describe the aggregate-demand-and-supply model, and utilize it for analysis of developments in the macroeconomy and policy solutions
    3. Identify and distinguish the key characteristic of monetary and fiscal policies, and assess their implications for inflation, unemployment and economic growth.
    4. Present arguments about macroeconomics concepts and propose possible policy solutions.

Entry requirements


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed ECO1IMA (Macroeconomics), or ECO1PPB (Politics, Philosophy and Economics Macroeconomics 1) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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