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Economic Principles

Overview of the unit

Unit code: ECO10004
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Contact hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

The aim of this unit is to provide students with an introduction to microeconomic and macroeconomic theory with business and government policy applications. At the conclusion of the subject, students will understand important micro and macroeconomic concepts and how they improve decision making in business and government.

Content

  • Economic concepts of opportunity cost and comparative advantage
  • Market behaviour
  • Market failure
  • Macroeconomic indicators
  • Business cycle and economic growth
  • Government stabilisation policy

This unit is found in Bachelor of Business With a Major in Marketing, Bachelor of Business With a Major in Sports Management, Bachelor of Business With a Major in Accounting, Bachelor of Business With a Major in Business Administration, Bachelor of Business With a Major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Bachelor of Business With a Major in Management.