There is one three-hour lecture per week. The timetable for classes can be found on the University web site at: http://www.timetables.mq.edu.au/
VICTOR ARGY PRIZE FOR ECON311
This prize commemorates Victor Argy who was Professor of Economics at Macquarie University from 1973 until his death in 1993. The prize, to the value of $350, is awarded for proficiency in ECON311 and is open to all candidates proceeding to the degree of Bachelor.
Required and Recommended Texts and/or Materials
The prescribed text for the unit is:
Jones, Charles I., Macroeconomics, Third Edition, International Student Edition, Norton 2014.
Up-to-date commentaries and data on the Australian economy can be found in the following:
Reserve Bank of Australia, Bulletin, published monthly: http://www.rba.gov.au Department of the Treasury, Economic Roundup, AGPS, Canberra, published quarterly (available online at http://www.treasury.gov.au/)
Data relating to Australia and other countries are also available on the Internet. Useful sites include the following:
- ABS Time Series Service: http://www.abs.gov.au
- Budget Papers for Australia: http://www.treasury.gov.au/
- Reserve Bank of Australia: http://www.rba.gov.au
- National Bureau of Economic Research: http://www.nber.org/
Technology Used and Required
There are no special technology requirements in this unit.
Unit Web Page
Course material is available on the learning management system (iLearn).
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