|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Administered by:||College of Business, Law & Governance|
This subject focuses on microeconomics (i.e. on individuals and on businesses) and microeconomic policy, operating under the assumption that the primary aim of policy is to maximise social welfare. It introduces fundamental questions, discusses institutional details and reviews the microeconomic theory underlying the role of the public sector. It looks at the way in which government policy influences consumer and business behaviour, and at the implications of those changes on social and economic welfare. The subject is tailored to students who (envision to) work at a position that requires advanced economics skills.
|Introductory subjects in Economics and Statistics|
|BX3024 EC2003 EC3415|
|External, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Riccardo Welters, Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi, Dr Diane Jarvis|
|Lecturers:||Mr Dave Gleeson, Dr Diane Jarvis, Ms Thi Nguyen.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (35%); assignments (40%); test/quiz (held in sp week 7) (25%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.