University of Technology Sydney

16466 Built Environment Economics

6cp; 3hpw (blended mode)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 16313 Construction Industry Economics



Graduates of this subject have the ability to apply economic theory and methods to critically assess economic conditions and current economic policies. The subject is designed to foster an understanding of macroeconomic theory and policy in a modern, open economy. Students are introduced to key concepts in economics and the interaction of demand, supply and prices. Macroeconomic theory and fundamentals, the business cycle, and the role of fiscal and monetary policy are covered, and their effects on the property and construction industries explored. Topics such as technology and economic growth as well as the financial crisis of 2007 are also discussed. This subject is delivered through weekly lectures supported by online resources provided by Cengage Learning. This blended approach uses a combination of class time and online activities.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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