ECO515 Managerial Economics (8)
The subject develops students' understanding of managerial decision-making. It is concerned with the application of economic principles and methodologies to the decision making process of the business firm operating under conditions of risk and uncertainty. The subject covers: analytical techniques, demand analysis, production and cost analysis, market structure and pricing practices. Assumed knowledge for this subject is equivalent to that covered in ECO501.
Subject availability
Session 3 (90)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
School of Accounting and Finance
Assumed Knowledge
N/A
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify managerial problem situations whose solutions necessitate the use of economic and quantitative tools;
  • be able to explain the economic theoretical underpinnings needed to analyse managerial decision problems;
  • be able to combine economic principles and associated quantitative tools to solve managerial decision making problems.
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
Techniques of analysis: optimisation techniques, risk analysis and estimation techniques, linear programming Demand theory: consumer theory, market demand and elasticity concepts Demand estimation: marketing research and regression approaches Demand forecasting: qualitative, time-series and smoothing techniques Production theory and estimation Cost theory and estimation Market structure: perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition and oligopoly Pricing practices: including price discrimination and transfer pricing.
Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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