Courses Bachelor Display 2017-2018

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Course title Public Finance
Course code EBC2127
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 5-2-2018 6-4-2018 X X
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Andrew Mackenzie
For more information: a.mackenzie@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Students acquire a basic understanding of the economic theory of the public sector.
Description
The course presents an introduction to the economic theory of the public sector. The topics covered include: public goods, externalities, education, health care, pensions, redistribution, collective decision making and cost-benefit analysis.
Literature
Rosen, H.S. and T. Gayer, 2014. Public Finance, 10th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin. Additional texts will be announced on EleUM.
Prerequisites
A prerequisite for this course is a basic course in microeconomics.
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation
Assessment methods Attendance / Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
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