ECO1002 : Economic Analysis
- Offered for Year: 2018/19
- Module Leader(s): Dr Barbara Eberth
- Demonstrator: Mr Vu Trinh, Ms Ana Noveria, Miss Neha-Devi Tengur, Mr Morgan Beeson
- Lecturer: Professor Atanu Ghoshray
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To explain in simple analytical terms the principles that are necessary for one to study the workings of the economy.
Outline Of Syllabus
The module teaches an introduction to microeconomic and macroeconomic theory.
Semester 1 covers microeconomics, including: demand and supply, elasticity, consumer theory, theory of the firm and theory of the industry.
Semester 2 covers macroeconomics, including: the aggregate supply – aggregate demand model, the money market, the labour market, inflation, economic growth, macroeconomic policy, and international economics.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||28||1:00||28:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||10||1:00||10:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Workshops||10||1:00||10:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||52:00||52:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures explain basic economic theory including both macroeconomic and microeconoic aspects. Seminars and workshops enhance learning and provide an opportunity for students to monitor their own progress through problem solving and discussions.
Private study provides opportunity to study the theory and also to use available software to test understanding. An assessed essay will be set each semester.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Computer assessment||1||M||15||x5 40 minute in-class test|
|Computer assessment||2||M||15||x5 40 minute in-class test|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The unseen examinations at the end of Semester 2 is designed to encourage study and to test student understanding across a range of fundamentals of micro- and macroeconomics.
The computer assessments across Semesters 1 and 2 are intended to test student knowledge of core economic fundamentals.