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  • Public /Social Policy Thesis Part 1PPMN90049

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves a supervised thesis of 12 000 words, embodying the results of the student's own research.

  • Project-based Policy AnalysisPPMN90043

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The Project-based policy analysis is a capstone option in the Master of Social Policy. This subject enables participants to draw on the expertise developed throughout the MSP and apply it in real time to a contemporary project. The project is team-based to mirror the practical experience of manag...

  • Tackling Wicked Policy ProblemsPPMN10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    How can we solve the wicked policy problems facing Australia and our region? ‘Wicked problems’ are complex, have interacting causes and often seem intractable. This subject takes four wicked problems – climate change and environmental destruction; statelessness and the mass movement of people; te...

  • Climate Change: Why People DisagreePPMN20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Science says it’s real. Why is it that some people disagree? This subject explores why some people dispute climate change, despite high levels of scientific agreement about the physical processes leading to global warming. It will take seriously the widest possible range of perspectives on clima...

  • Executive InternshipPPMN90039

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will be placed in an organisation which either has governmental responsibilities or deals with government, where they will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior manager in the organisation. Students will be required to use their own networks to make an initi...

  • Business in AsiaIBUS90005

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    Business in Asia is a field study-based subject that allows students to apply the skills they have developed in the core subjects of the MBA program. The main deliverable in the subject is a detailed research report describing a study in one of the developing markets of Asia, typically China. The...

  • International Business ExperienceIBUS20007

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This subject will provide students with a broad overview of economics and business in an International context through a substantial overseas learning experience. The Faculty of Business and Economics will work in collaboration with specific partner universities globally to deliver the subject c...

  • Basic EconometricsECOM30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines multiple regression analysis and its use in economics, management, finance, accounting and marketing. Topics will include the properties of estimators, hypothesis testing, specification error, multicollinearity, dummy variables, heteroskedasticity, serial correlation. Empiri...

  • Applied Microeconometric ModellingECOM30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines estimation and testing of microeconometric models based on cross-sectional and panel data and quantitative and limited dependent variables. Illustrative application topics normally will include labour economics, consumer demand and finance. The computer software used is Stata.

  • Econometrics 1ECOM20001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to econometrics, which involves using data and statistical methods to estimate economic relationships, test economic theory, and predict the impact of policy. Topics covered include probability and statistics, single linear regression, multiple linear regress...

  • Econometrics 2ECOM30002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Extensions of the multiple regression model are examined. Topics include causal and statistical interpretations of regression models, instrumental variables, panel data and time series regression models and relevant statistical theory.

  • Modelling the Australian MacroeconomyECOM90012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the use of macroeconomic models in economic policy analysis. The overall aim of the course is to discuss system approaches to estimating the macro-economy. Special attention will be paid to the SVAR and DSGE approaches and the relationship between them. The course will also ...

  • MacroeconometricsECOM90007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an advanced discussion of the main techniques used in macroeconometric analysis. The topics covered in this course will be selected from the following broad areas: (1) Univariate analysis of stationary and non stationary series including ARIMA possesses, unobserved component...

  • Public Policy & Management Thesis Part 1PPMN40006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A supervised thesis embodying the results of a student's own research.

  • U21 Advanced International StudyPPMN50001

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    This subject involves a study of an approved topic in global public policy and international relations. Details of the program being offered will be available from the School. Students who complete this subject successfully should have demonstrated a specialist understanding of the topic, contrib...

  • GovernancePPMN90037

    Offered:March, AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines contemporary issues in governance in Australia and internationally. The subject critically examines both traditional and emerging governance models that have dominated recent public sector reform efforts in many parts of the world. The subject focuses on the implications of ...

  • Political Problems and Policy ResponsesPPMN90042

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is designed to introduce students to key ideas from political science, providing a foundation for further study in governance, public policy and public management and should be undertaken early in the 200-point Master of Public Policy and Management. Students will problematise policy...

  • Public Policy Lobbying StrategiesPPMN90031

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    This subject is designed to develop an understanding of the links between contemporary public policy and political communication and lobbying processes, in particular how the political and media environment can be utilised to transform the public policy agendas of interest groups and NGOs into co...

  • Crisis ManagementPPMN90048

    Offered:AugustYear:2019

    Events like epidemics, earthquakes, floods, bushfires, or financial collapse pose significant challenges to societies that encounter them. Governments engage in crisis management to prepare for, respond to, and recover from such extreme events. Hence, crisis management is a key part of public pol...

  • Public Consultation & Policy NegotiationPPMN90035

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This subject is based around simulated public and stakeholder consultation exercises where participants test theories and techniques of engagement in order to increase democratic participation and to collect data to inform policy makers. Participants will also be exposed to Big Data and also cons...