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  • 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 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...

  • 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.

  • 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 als...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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.   

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Entrepreneurial MarketingMKTG20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide a strong foundation in market development and entrepreneurship by reconciling the practical and theoretical concepts of going to market. This will involve an examination and understanding of various topics including: idea generation, market analysis, funding, p...

  • Marketing ManagementMKTG90004

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the basic concepts, principles and activities of marketing and how to manage an organisation's marketing effort. Some of the principal topics include value-based marketing, market research, selecting target markets, product and brand management, marketing ...

  • Public /Social Policy Thesis Part 2PPMN90050

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...