Courses & Units

Monetary and Fiscal Policy BEA320

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit presents students with an advanced undergraduate level treatment of macroeconomic theory and policy. It provides an analysis of macroeconomic theory and development of the modern macroeconomic modelling framework, with emphasis on the role of monetary policy, fiscal policy and open economy influences on economic outcomes. Students will learn to critically discuss and examine current economic conditions and policies using rigorous economic theoretical frameworks.

Summary

Unit name Monetary and Fiscal Policy
Unit code BEA320
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Economics and Finance
Coordinator

Dr Oscar Pavlov

Teaching staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

  • LO1: Apply theoretical macroeconomic models to discuss the behaviour of households, firms and government and apply an economic way of thinking to discuss real world problems.
  • LO2: Use appropriate economic models and graphical techniques to: support the economic analysis of closed and open economies; assess various macroeconomic issues and policies.
  • LO3: Discuss critically from different perspectives, a range of contemporary and topical macroeconomic theory and policy related issues across various economies.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091901 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

BEA121

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 hour workshop per week. Please check the unit outline for details.

Assessment

Quiz (5%), Mid-semester exam (20%), Assignment (25%), Final Exam (50%).

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Textbooks

Required

Carlin and Soskice, 2015, Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability, and the Financial System, Oxford University Press (ISBN: 978-0-19-965579-3).

Recommended

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