Advanced Topics in Applied Economics I
Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2013, 2011
This course provides students with a critical and systematic analysis of contemporary theoretical and policy issues in selected specialist areas of economics, with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific Region. The course focuses on a wide range of economic policy issues from both microeconomics and macroeconomics points of view.
The topics taught in this course will not be repeated in ECON4005 Advanced Topics in Applied Economics II in any one year.
At the completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of advanced theoretical principles in a number of specialist areas of economics;
2. Analyse real world events, such as the global financial crisis; and
3. Apply these principles to analyse contemporary policy issues.
The course aims to critically evaluate contemporary theoretical, empirical and policy issues in selected specialised areas of economics. Although not limited to these topic areas, the topics covered in the course may include one or more of the following areas of economics. The topics covered in this course are different to those covered in ECON4005 Advanced Topics in Applied Economics II.
1. Labour Economics
2. Growth and Development
3. International Trade
4. International Money, Banking and Finance
5. Health Economics
6. Urban and Regional Economics
7. Econometric Modelling
8. Environmental Economics
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in economics.
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term