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ECON 3508 - Public Economics III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: ECON 2506 or ECON 2514 or ECON 2516.
Assessment: Typically mid-Semester test & final exam & (optional) essay
Syllabus:

This course investigates the role of the public sector in the economic arena. We will attempt to explain why government intervention is needed, how it influences the behaviour of the private sector and what the welfare effects of such influences are. We will also survey political economy, which regards actions of the public sector as determined by political processes. Topics covered may include welfare economics, market failures, and political economy. Students are expected to be familiar with one variable calculus and optimization techniques at the level required in Managerial Economics II or Intermediate Microeconomics II.

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Units
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Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23929 TU01 25 4 2 Aug - 13 Sep Tuesday 5pm - 6pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 5pm - 6pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
29520 TU03 10 FULL 3 Aug - 14 Sep Wednesday 1pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 1pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This class is for offshore/interstate students only. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
29987 TU04 25 12 2 Aug - 13 Sep Tuesday 4pm - 5pm Ingkarni Wardli, B18, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 4pm - 5pm Ingkarni Wardli, B18, Teaching Room
Automatic Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23928 LE01 60 16 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 2pm - 4pm Marjoribanks, 126, SANTOS Lecture Theatre
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 2pm - 4pm Marjoribanks, 126, SANTOS Lecture Theatre
Note: This class will be recorded during the face-to-face session. See recording in MyUni after the scheduled session.