Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures/seminars per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
316-313 Microeconomics or equivalent.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites. |
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students may not gain credit for both 316-462 Public Economics and 316-682 Public Economics.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry. |
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CoordinatorProf John Creedy
The general problems associated with the role of the state in the economy. Topics will be chosen from the theory of the state; the role of government in promoting economic growth; collective choice mechanisms; the economic analysis of bureaucracy; public goods; Coase theorem; national debt; and taxation issues.
|Objectives:||Information not available.|
A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (80%) and an assignment totalling approximately 2000 words (20%).
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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