Topics in Economic Policy

15 points

Not offered 2024

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance


The application of economic tools and methodology to the study of economic policy issues. Coverage can include but is not limited to: why we have government, the objectives of economic policy, how society makes economic policy choices, the roles of political institutions in economic policy decision making, regulation, the size and scope of government, and how to evaluate the economic impact of economic policies. Examples of contemporary economic policy issues will be used to illustrate economic concepts where relevant.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department