Business Conditions Analysis

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Conditions Analysis

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Students must have successfully completed ECON12-202 Contemporary Macroeconomics Issues or equivalent prior to undertaking ECON13-302.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    Examines the behaviour of aggregate economic variables, such as aggregate demand and aggregate supply, gross national product and the rates of unemployment and the rate of inflations. Topics include fiscal and monetary policies, the impact of budget surpluses and deficits, foreign trade and balance of payments and the determination of currency exchange rates. The subject applies macro-economic principles to the firm's problem of predicting changes in its macroeconomic environment.

     
    Learning Objectives
    1. Analyse many contemporary macroeconomic issues. Understand the macroeconomics of the Global Financial Crisis.
     
    2. Apply the tools to your personal affairs; political, societal and global issues. This subject will lead you to ask deeper questions to gain a better understanding of the economy.
     
    3. Demonstrate and apply tools to collect, analyse and organize information and ideas and convey those ideas clearly and fluently in written and oral forms.
     
    4. Apply academic wisdom through analytical skills to discuss ethical issues related to contemporary issues in macroeconomic and economic policy in a global world.