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Economic Analysis - ECON1401
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Course Outline: ECON1401 Course Outline
Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisites: ECON1101and ECON1203
Fee Band: 3 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course introduces students to the application of economic reasoning and techniques to real world problems. A range of special topics is covered, such as the economics of climate change, health economics and policy, and the causes of economic growth. There is an emphasis on innovation in the delivery of the course, including the use of experiments to illustrate aspects of markets and individual behaviour. The methods of instruction, learning and assessment are designed to develop a range of desirable graduate attributes, including communication skills, teamwork, ethical decision making and critical, analytical and creative thinking. These are highly valued attributes in the job market.

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