Get a bird's eye view of the Australian economy from an international perspective.
Notice the shifts in economic management and policy over time. Dissect the concept of an open economy. Utilise macroeconomic models to assess changes in the economy.
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31 May 2021
30 Aug 2021
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The aim of this subject is to familiarise students with fundamental macroeconomic principles and the Australian economy in an international economic setting.
This subject is an introduction to macroeconomics and includes topics such as: the economy over time, fundamental relationships in the macroeconomy; the introduction of simple macroeconomic models; the simple aggregate demand/aggregate supply model of the macroeconomy; money; the open economy; economic policy; contemporary economic issues.