To provide students with a thorough and up-to-date understanding of research in selected topics in public microeconomics.
- Household welfare measurement: costs of children, within household decision making. Social welfare measurement: inequality and poverty.
- Issues in optimum tax design. Commodity taxation and consumer demand. Income taxation and labour supply.
- Public economics grounds for intervention: public goods and other market failures.
This module information video is presented by Ian Preston
|Taught by:||Ian Preston|
|Assessment:||2 hours of lectures per week and 4 problem classes with written assignments. The course will be examined by a 2-hour written exam in Term 3.|
|Suitable for:||Graduate students.|
|Prerequisites:||ECON0065 or ECONGP21 or the equivalent with Economics Department Approval|