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ECON407 Topics in Advanced Economics

Covers advanced topics in macro and/or micro economics.

Paper title Topics in Advanced Economics
Paper code ECON407
Subject Economics
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,163.90
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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ECON 375 and ECON 377
Recommended Preparation
ECON 371 and ECON 376
Teaching staff

Peter Gibbard
Daniel Neururer


Journal article and textbook readings will be selected that are relevant to the specific Special Topic.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of and an ability to analyse the economic theories and models relevant to the Special Topic
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of and an ability to interpret the empirical research models relevant to the Special Topic
  3. Summarise and critique the current literature relating to the Special Topic and explain the place of theoretical models and/or empirical research in that literature using written English

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41