Intermediate Microeconomics (9538.1)
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|Canberra School Of Politics, Economics And Society||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain the standard theory in microeconomics at an intermediate level;
2. Explain and use the basic tools of microeconomic theory, and apply them to help address problems in public policy;
3. Analyze the role of markets in allocating scarce resources;
4. Synthesize the impact of government intervention in the market;
5. Demonstrate quantitative skills in economic cost and consumer analysis using calculus;
6. Compare and contrast arguments concerning business and politics, and make good conjectures regarding the possible solutions;
7. Analyze the economic behaviour of individuals and firms; and
8. Apply basic tools that used in fields of economics, including household economics, labour economics, production theory, international economics, natural resource economics, public finance, and capital markets.
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Prerequisites9518 Foundations of Microeconomics OR 6355 Introduction to Economics
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The main reference for the unit is an online text book titled "Essentials of Microeconomics".
A PDF version of the text book is available for download from the unit website.
A second online text book titled "Introduction to Economic Analysis" has also been made available to students as an additional reference.
This unit is an online self-paced unit.
Required IT skills
- Have the ability to download and save files and documents to a computer.
- Have the ability to upload files on the unit website.
- Have the ability to open Microsoft files and documents (.doc, .ppt, .xls, etc.).
- Have the ability to draw graphs using microsoft office or be able to scan documents and upload.
Work placement, internships or practicums
- 6382 Intermediate Microeconomics
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