Course code: ECON4045
Course credits: 15
Taught: Semester 1
Course co-ordinator: Dr Konstantinos Angelopoulos
Entry requirements: Normally admission to an honours programme in Economics.
Available to visiting students: Yes
Contact for more information: Gillian Weir
This course seeks to provide a foundation of public economics, by exploring the origins and consequences of public sector involvement in the economy.
Learning and teaching methods
20 hours of lectures (10 x 2 hours), Wednesday 11:00-13:00, and 5 x 1-hour seminars.
Hindriks, J. and Myles, G. D. (2013). Intermediate Public Economics (2nd ed), The MIT Press.
An essay (30%)
A 2-hour degree exam (April/May) (70%)