Business Conditions Analysis
Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Taught In English
Students must have successfully completed ECON12-202 Contemporary Macroeconomics Issues or equivalent prior to undertaking ECON13-302.
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
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 Objectives1. 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.