Undergraduate | TAS-BEA220 | 2024
Growth and Development
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Growth and Development
About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Explain and discuss measures of economic performance.
- Communicate economic reasoning and policy recommendations.
- Employ economic models to explain economic performance outcomes.
- Refer to MyLO for study topics.
This subject uses contemporary economic frameworks to explain the long-term economic performance of economies. It examines the role of capitalism, population growth, capital accumulation, technology, innovation, political systems, and institutions in shaping the standard of living in countries. Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to use economic concepts and models to describe and explain the differences in long-run economic outcomes across countries and regions.
- Semester Tests x 2 (30%)
- Final Take-Home Examination (40%)
- Macroeconomic Report (30%)
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No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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What to study next?
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses
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