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1297.0 - Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC), 1998  
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Classification Structure - Division 340000 - Economics


DisciplineSubject
      Description

340100
      Economic Theory
340101
      Microeconomic Theory
340102
      Macroeconomic Theory
340103
      Mathematical Economics
340199
      Economic Theory not elsewhere classified
340200
      Applied Economics
340201
      Agricultural Economics
340202
      Environment and Resource Economics
340203
      Finance Economics
340204
      Health Economics
340205
      Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
340206
      International Economics and International Finance
340207
      Labour Economics
340208
      Macroeconomics (incl. Monetary and Fiscal Theory)
340209
      Public Sector Economics
340210
      Welfare Economics
340211
      Transport Economics
340212
      Economic Geography
340213
      Economic Development and Growth
340214
      Urban and Regional Economics
340299
      Applied Economics not elsewhere classified
340300
      Economic History and History of Economic Thought
340301
      Economic History
340302
      History of Economic Thought
340400
      Econometrics
340401
      Economic Models and Forecasting
340402
      Econometric and Statistical Methods
340403
      Time-Series Analysis
340404
      Cross-Sectional Analysis
340405
      Panel Data Analysis
340499
      Econometrics not elsewhere classified
349900
      Other Economics
349901
      Political Economy
349902
      Comparative Economic Systems
349999
      Economics not elsewhere classified

Definitions

Division 340000 covers Economics. This division has five disciplines:

    340100 - Economic Theory
    340200 - Applied Economics
    340300 - Economic History and History of Economic Thought
    340400 - Econometrics
    349900 - Other Economics

Discipline 340100 - Economic Theory

This discipline covers economic theory. This discipline has four subjects:

    340101 - Microeconomic Theory
    340102 - Macroeconomic Theory
    340103 - Mathematical Economics
    340199 - Economic Theory not elsewhere classified

Discipline 340200 - Applied Economics

This discipline covers applied economics. This discipline has fifteen subjects:

    340201 - Agricultural Economics
    340202 - Environment and Resource Economics
    340203 - Finance Economics
    340204 - Health Economics
    340205 - Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
    340206 - International Economics and International Finance
    340207 - Labour Economics
    340208 - Macroeconomics (incl. Monetary and Fiscal Theory)
    340209 - Public Sector Economics
    340210 - Welfare Economics
    340211 - Transport Economics
    340212 - Economic Geography
    340213 - Economic Development and Growth
    340214 - Urban and Regional Economics
    340299 - Applied Economics not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      Tourism economics is included in Discipline 350500 Tourism.

Discipline 340300 - Economic History and History of Economic Thought

This discipline covers economic history and the history of economic thought. This discipline has two subjects:

    340301 - Economic History
    340302 - History of Economic Thought

Discipline 340400 - Econometrics

This discipline covers econometrics. It includes time-series analysis, cross-sectional analysis and panel data analysis. This discipline has six subjects:

    340401 - Economic Models and Forecasting
    340402 - Econometric and Statistical Methods
    340403 - Time-Series Analysis
    340404 - Cross-Sectional Analysis
    340405 - Panel Data Analysis
    340499 - Econometrics not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      Financial econometrics is included in Discipline 350300 Banking, Finance and Investment.

Discipline 349900 - Other Economics

This discipline covers any economics not elsewhere specified. This discipline has three subjects:

    349901 - Political Economy
    349902 - Comparative Economic Systems
    349999 - Economics not elsewhere classified





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