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Tew, B. International Monetary Co-operation, 1945- 0. ( Hutchinson Univer- sity Library.)

Triffin, R.-Gold and the Dollar Crisis. ( Yale Paperbound.) Other pub ications as referred to in lectures.

EXAMINATION. One 2-hour paper.

223. STATISTICAL METHOD Economics A must be passed before this subject is taken.

A course of two lectures per week, with tutorial and practice classes, throughout

the year.

SYLLABUS

Statistics as a scientific method of economic study; methods of collecting statistical data; sampling; survey of Australian official statistics; classification;

graphs; averages and their characteristics; dispersion and skewness; frequency distri- butions; regression and correlation; elementary treatment of probability; significance test for large and small samples; analysis of time series; index numbers; special studies of methods and data exemplified by Australian statistics of national income and prices.

Students are required to prepare class exercises and essays as set by the lecturers.

BOOKS

Mauldon, F. 1.—Use and Abuse of Statistics. ( Univ. of W.A., 1949.)

or *Croxton, F. E., and Cowden.—Applied General Statistics. Chs. I-VII. ( Pitman. ) (b) Prescribed textbooks:

*Karmel, P. H.—Applied Statistics for Есоnоmi ts. (Pitman.)

Mills, F. C.—Statistical Methods. ( Pitman, 1956.)

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—Еіетеntагу Statistical Methods. (Revised ed., N. York, Macmillan.)

Tippett, L. H. C.—Stпttst{cs. ( O.U.P. )

*Downing, R. I.--National Income and Social Accounts. ( М.U.Р.) 'Moser, C. A.—Survey Methods in Social Investigation. ( Heinemann.)

Yates, F.—Sampltng Methods for Censuses and Surveys. ( Griffin. )

*Nát{onal Income and Expenditure:)

1 (Latest issue, Covt. Printer, Canberra.) Labour Report.

Other texts and publications as referred to in lectures.

EXAMINATION

Two 3-hour papers. Before admission to the examination candidates must have satisfactorily completed the practical work.

216. ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY PART I

This subject must be taken before or at the same time as Economics A.

A course of two lectures and one tutorial class per week throughout the year.

SYLLABUS

A study of resources, production and trade. Economic activity and its relation to natural resources afd other physical and climatic conditions; organization of resources for productive purposes and level of economic development; location and organization of industry; transport and communication; population problems; Austra- lian primary and secondary industries; Australian overseas trade; composition of world trade.

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(a) Prescribed textbooks:

Alexander, J. W.-Ecohom{c Geography. ( Prenticè-Hall, 1963.)

*Andrews, J.—Australia's Resources and their Utilization, Parts I and II. (Com- monwealth Office of Education.)

*Wadham and Wood-Land Utilization in Australia, 3rd ед., selected chapters.

(M.U.P.)

*Estall, R. C., and Buchanan, R. O. Industrial Activity and Economic Geography.

( Hutchinson U.L., 1961.)

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*Commonwealth Year Book, selected sections. ( Commonwealth Govt. Printer, Canberra.)

*Ginsburg, Norton-Atlas of Economic Development. (U. of Chicago P., 1961. ) (b ) Recommended for reference:

ZiirImermann, E. W.—World Resources and Industries. ( Rev. ed., Harper 1951.)

*Oxford Economic Atlas. (O.U.P.) The Australian Environment. (C.S.I.R.O.) EXAMINATION. One 3-hour paper.

228. ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY PART II

A course of two lectures and one tutorial class per week throughout the year.

SYLLABUS

A study of economic development in the Pacific area (including India and S.E. Asia ). Influence of natural resources, climatic conditions and topography on economic activity; population movements and problems; types of agricultural develop- ment; processes of industrialization; transport; international trade; inter-governmental co-operation in developmental schemes.

Books

(a) Prescribed textbooks:

*Ginsburg, N. (ed.)—The Pattern of Asia. (Prentice-Hall.)

*Economic Survey of Asia and the Far East. (Latest issue, United Nations.) (b) Recommended for reference:

Cressy, G. B.—Asia's Lands and Peoples. (Whittlesey House.) Dobby, E. H. G.—South-East Asia. (U.L.P.)

Trewartha, G. T. Japan. (McGraw-Hill.) Spate, O. H. K. India and Pakistan. (Methuen.)

Ackerman, E. A.—Japan's Natural Resources and their Relation to Japan's Economic Future. (Univ. Chicago P., 1953.)

Hughes, T. J., and Luard, D. E. T.—The Economic Development of Communist China. (O.U.P., 1959.)

Allen, G. C., and Donnithome, A. G.—Western Enterprise in Indonesia and Malaya. (Allen and Unwin.)

EXAMINATION. Two 3-hour papers.

217. ECONOMIC HISTORY A

A course of two lectures per week, with one tutorial class, throughout the year.

SYLLABUS

The course comprises: (1) The Rise of Europe. An outline of the major European economic developments in the period c. 1500-1800; a discussion in some detail of the development of industrial capitalism in Britain to about 1830.

(2) The Expansion of Europe in the World. The impact of European civilization on other countries since 1800. Particular attention will be given to the changing place of Great Britain in the world economy. (3) An outline of the economic history of Australia.

Students are required to prepare exercises and essays as set by tutors and lecturers.

BOOKS

Bindoff, S. T.-Tudor England. ( Pelican, 1950.)

Ashley, M. England in the Seventeenth Century. ( Pelican, 1952. )

(These are only two of the excellent series of volumes comprising the Pelican History of England. All volumes are useful, and students are strongly advised to buy some or all of them not only for background reading but because they contain good general treatments of the economic history of the periods with which they deal.)

Ashley, W. J.-Economic Organization of England. (New ed., Longmans, 1949. ) 52

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