ECON3104 International Macroeconomics S12010

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ECON3104 – international macroeconomics 1 Australian School of Business School of Economics ECON3104 International Macroeconomics Course Outline Semester 1, 2010
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ECON3104 – international macroeconomics 2 Table of Contents 1 STAFF CONTACT DETAILS 3 2 COURSE DETAILS 3 2.1 Teaching Times and Locations 3 2.2 Units of Credit 3 2.3 Summary of Course 4 2.4 Aims and Relationship to Other Courses 4 2.5 Student Learning Outcomes 4 3 LEARNING AND TEACHING ACTIVITIES 4 3.1 Approach to Learning and Teaching in the Course 4 3.2 Learning Activities and Teaching Strategies 5 4 ASSESSMENT 5 4.1 Formal Requirements 5 4.2 Assessment Details 6 4.3 Assignments 6 4.4 Quizzes 6 4.5 Midsession Exam 7 4.6 Final Exam 7 5 ACADEMIC HONESTY AND PLAGIARISM 7 6 COURSE EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT 7 7 STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND CONDUCT 8 7.1 Workload 8 7.2 Attendance 8 7.3 Keeping Informed 8 7.4 SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATIONS 8 8 STUDENT RESOURCES AND SUPPORT 10 9 COURSE RESOURCES 10 10 COURSE SCHEDULE 11 10.1 Lecture Schedule 11 10.2 Tutorial Schedule 12 11 KEY DATES AND STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES 12
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ECON3104 – international macroeconomics 3 1 STAFF CONTACT DETAILS Lecturer-in-charge: Geni Dechter Room 442c, ASB building Phone No: 9385 7478 Email: e.dechter@unsw.edu.au Consultation Times – 9:00am – 10:30am Thursday & 8:30 am – 10:00am Friday (or by appointment) A full list of tutors and their contact details will be posted on Blackboard (course website). 1.1 Communications with staff You should feel free to contact your lecturer and tutors about any academic matter. However, it is strongly encouraged, for efficiency, all enquiries about the subject material be made at lectures or tutorials or during consultation time. Discussion of course subject material will not be entered into via lengthy emails. Please note that the lecturer has no advance notice of the date and time of the exam [the subject of many emails]. 2 COURSE DETAILS 2.1 Teaching Times and Locations Lectures start in Week 1(to Week 12): The Time and Location are: Friday, 11:00am - 1:00pm, Electrical Engineering G25 Tutorials start in Week 2 (to Week 13). The Groups and Times are: Fri 09 (Quad G053) Fri 13 (Quad 1048) Fri 14 (Quad 1048) Tue 12 (Mat 309) Tue 13 (Mat 309) Wed 18 (ASBus 114) A full list tutors will be on the Course Website. 2.2 Units of Credit The course is worth 6 units of credit. There is no parallel teaching in this course.
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ECON3104 – international macroeconomics 4 2.3 Summary of Course This course examines models and policy issues in international macroeconomics. It begins with an introduction to international trade, comparative advantage theories and standard open-economy macroeconomic models; basic intertemporal models, and exchange rate models. These models are then used to interpret important issues in international macroeconomics including; the exchange rate, the current account, international capital mobility, exchange rate regimes, monetary unions and monetary policy in open economies. In addition to examining various
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