Economics – Principles of Economics

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Mohamed Ahmed
North Melbourne

Trimester II - Thursdays, 7:30pm, 4-15 weeks (Starts first week of June)
Trimester III - Thursdays, 7:30pm, 4-12 weeks (Starts fourth week of September)

This course will outline the central economic theories around macro and micro economics. The basics of economics will also be covered such as the relationship between supply and demand, inflation, and interest rates. Historical economics events such as the GFC and the Asian Financial Crisis will be explained, as well as other economic occurrences will be explored like bubbles, the tech boom, and the mining boom.

By the end of the course, you will be able to understand current and future economic events with greater awareness, and apply economic theory in your decision-making.

Themes: Order, Aims, Substance; Generalisations; Fundamental Notions. Wants and Their Satisfaction. The Agents of Production: Land, Labour, Capital and Organization. General Relations of Demand, Supply, and Value. The Distribution of National Income.

Mohamed Ahmed is a fund performance analyst for a major bank, and has provided private equity investment analysis on various sectors across Australia, Europe, the Americas, the Far East and the MENA region.

*Comparison based on per-lesson equivalent price of studying a similar non-credit course at La Trobe University, based on prices as listed on February 4, 2015. Course lengths may vary between providers.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Refunds. Refunds are NOT issued except where a course is cancelled by the WEA. WEA Victoria cannot accept responsibility for changes in personal circumstances. Enrolment acceptance and cancellation. You are accepted into the course upon payment in full, unless notified by us. Courses are dependent on sufficient enrolments, tutor availability and other circumstances outside our control, which may cause some courses to be postponed or cancelled. Course materials. Personal course material is the responsibility of the individual student. An additional charge will be made for photocopied notes, textbooks or any other course materials.

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