The subject applies economic models and analysis to a range of contemporary economic issues. The focus is on how economists address major contemporary Australian policy issues. Topics such as labour market deregulation, macroeconomic policy issues, microeconomic reform, environmental policy issues, regional economic policy for growth, balance of payments and trade related policy are all critically assessed in terms of economic policy analysis.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2020.
School of Accounting and Finance
Not available to students who have completed ECO350
The evolution of economic policy analysis through classical and neoclassical schools Labour market deregulation/discrimination Policy implications of welfare to work Unemployment and macroeconomic policy Fiscal policy and tax reform policy Environmental damage and microeconomic policy options Regional policies for employment and growth Trade policy and the balance of payments
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