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  • Econometrics 3ECOM90013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Estimation and inference techniques for models involving a single equation and systems of equations are introduced. Normally topics include asymptotic theory, maximum likelihood estimation, classical testing procedures, generalised least squares estimation, seemingly unrelated regression models, ...

  • Financial EconometricsECOM90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Features of financial data require specific methods of analysis. Basic econometric tools are presented for the analysis of data such as stock exchange returns, exchange rates, bonds prices, etc. Applications of econometric models in finance include option pricing, extreme values and value at risk...

  • MacroeconometricsECOM40003

    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...

  • Quantitative Methods for BusinessECOM90009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject introduces students without a strong mathematical background to some of the methods used to collect, present and analyse data and to provide illustrative applications to decision problems faced by business managers. Topics will be chosen from: sources of data; sampling and collection ...

  • Applied Microeconometric ModellingECOM90003

    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 2ECOM90002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Extensions of the multiple regression model are examined. Topics include non-linear least squares, maximum likelihood estimation and related testing procedures, generalised least squares, heteroskedasticity, autocorrelation and models with stochastic regressors. Limited dependent variable and pan...

  • Business in AsiaIBUS90005


    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...

  • Public /Social Policy Thesis Part 2PPMN90050

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to PPMN90049 Public / Social Policy Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Innovative Design and Service DeliveryPPMN90032


    Performance management and measurement have become cornerstones of how modern public sector organisations account for what they do. Yet as states, societies and economies have grown and developed in ever increasing complexity, since the end of the twentieth century new ways of thinking about the ...

  • Public Policy in the Asian CenturyPPMN90030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The rise of Asia will be a defining feature of the 21st century and holds the potential to generate a paradigm shift in how we understand public policy, administration and management. Australian policy makers are actively turning their attention to the policy, governance and practice changes requ...

  • Governance and Social PolicyPPMN90044

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides students with a series of critical approaches to the study of social policy and governance in modern societies. The subject bridges theories from sociology, political economy and criminology to develop students' capacity to provide a holistic analysis of the policies surroun...

  • Global Issues in Indigenous GovernancePPMN90054

    Offered:DecemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    Participants will immerse themselves in the politics and policy challenges confronting diverse communities across the Asia Pacific rim. Starting in Melbourne, participants will visit the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at the Melbourne Museum and either produce a critical evaluation of the m...

  • Public Policy AnalysisPPMN90007

    Offered:March, AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This compulsory subject in the Master of Public Policy and Management will provide students with the key theoretical and analytical perspectives and debates in public policy. Students will be introduced to key competing theoretical models explaining policy design and implementation processes. We ...

  • Executive Leadership and ManagementPPMN90006

    Offered:March, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This is one of the capstone subjects in the Master of Public Policy and Management and as one of the final subjects will draw upon the key theoretical and analytical perspectives and debates introduced in the core subjects. There have been widespread changes to the nature and operation of public ...

  • Mathematics of Finance IIIACTL90003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The binomial model; risk-neutral pricing of derivative securities; introduction to Ito's formula and SDEs; stochastic asset models; Black-Scholes model; arbitrage and hedging; interest-rate models; actuarial applications.

  • Actuarial Practice And Control IACTL90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include insurance markets and products; underwriting and risk assessment; policy design; actuarial modelling; actuarial assumptions and feedback; reserving methods.

  • Life Insurance Models 2ACTL90007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides the groundwork for the capstone subject Life Contingencies. It provides students with a framework for actuarial modelling, and introduces the key ideas of stochastic processes as they apply in actuarial science. The subject also expands students’ existing knowledge of mortal...

  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIIACTL40009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers analysis of investment portfolios and asset classes from the perspective of an appointed actuary, with a view to identifying assets that suit the requirements of a variety of general insurance, life insurance, superannuation and other defined benefit liabilities.

  • Actuarial Modelling IIACTL30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include exact and census methods for estimating transition intensities based on age; goodness of fit and smoothness of graduated estimates versus crude estimates; actuarial modelling; general principles of stochastic processes; Markov chains in actuarial work.