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  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIACTL40007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include assessment of solvency; analysis of experience; analysis of surplus; actuarial techniques in the wider fields; and an introduction to professionalism.

  • General Insurance PracticeACTL90018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include the Australian General Insurance industry and products, actuarial estimation of claims cost, general insurance liabilities, general insurance pricing, capital management, accounting and regulatory reporting.

  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIACTL90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

      Topics include assessment of solvency; analysis of experience; analysis of surplus; actuarial techniques in the wider fields; and an introduction to professionalism.

  • Actuarial Science Research Report Part 2ACTL90017

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to ACTL90016 Actuarial Science Research Report Part 1 for details

  • MicroeconometricsECOM40001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The specification, estimation and testing of a range of models used to analyse microeconometric data is examined. The models to be considered may include discrete choice models, models for censored and truncated data, models of duration data, models with self-selectivity, models of count data, an...

  • Financial EconometricsECOM40004

    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...

  • Modelling the Australian MacroeconomyECOM40005

    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 ...

  • Econometrics 3ECOM40006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces appropriate estimation and inference techniques for models that involve a single equation and those involving systems of equations. Normally topics will include asymtotic theory, maximum likelihood estimation, classical testing procedures, generalised least squares estimat...

  • Time Series Analysis and ForecastingECOM90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Normally topics will include current techniques used in forecasting in finance, accounting and economics such as regression models, Box-Jenkins, ARIMA models, vector autoregression, causality analysis, cointegration and forecast evaluation, ARCH models. The computer software used is EVIEWS.

  • Special Topics in Advanced EconometricsECOM90006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Special topics may be offered from time to time which reflect the interests of permanent and/or visiting members of staff. The purpose of this course is to develop the research ability of students through intensive discussion. Details of specific topics to be covered each year will be provided to...

  • Econometrics of Markets and CompetitionECOM90017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This course teaches students how to build econometric models from economic theory to investigate how markets operate, and evaluate policy-relevant questions. Applicants of econometric tools developed in this course will be highlighted in various fields of economics including industrial organizati...

  • Basic EconometricsECOM90001

    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...

  • MicroeconometricsECOM90008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The specification, estimation and testing of a range of models used to analyse microeconometric data is examined. The models to be considered may include discrete choice models, models for censored and truncated data, models of duration data, models with self-selectivity, models of count data and...

  • Treatment Effects and Program EvaluationECOM90023

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to familiarize students with the tools commonly used for identifying and estimating tretment effects and evaluating programs and policies. Topics to be covered include the use and interpretation of Difference in Difference, Instrumental Variables, and Regression Discontinuity De...

  • Advanced Econometric TechniquesECOM90005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This course is designed to introduce you to the mathematical underpinnings of the main tools used in empirical economics. Special emphasis will be given to three topics: models of probability, methods of estimation, and methods of inference. Simple mathematical analysis, in particular both differ...

  • Advanced Studies in Econometrics 1ECOM90018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The substantive content of the Advanced Studies subject will include current research projects being conducted by Faculty staff and/or visiting scholars. Alongside the Economics Thesis Workshop, which enhances the preparation of the student’s research project, Advanced Studies will provide gradu...

  • Business EthicsMKTG30012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject addresses the ethical challenges confronting managers and marketers in contemporary business organisations. Ethically questionable practices can include sweatshop labour, the destruction of the natural environment, sex in advertising, and political lobbying and influence. But busines...

  • Retail ManagementMKTG90001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Retailing is fundamental to the marketing mix. Retail stores are all around us, and provide marketers with a means to attract and retain customers, and build brand value. Retail Management examines the strategic issues relating to retailing management and the frontiers of retail innovation. Subje...

  • Consumer BehaviourMKTG90008

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the factors affecting the purchase, usage and disposal of products and services. Topics include the introduction and application of customer behaviour concepts to marketing decision making; consumer behaviour models of information processing; the identification of psychologi...

  • Marketing MetricsMKTG90026

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject expands students' knowledge of major theories and state of the art thinking in the measurement of marketing performance. It extends students’ understanding of market research methods in covering advanced topics including: product diffusion models and forecasting; measuring customer s...