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ECOM-441 Public Economics 2: Expenditure Policies, 5 op 
Tunniste ECOM-441  Voimassaolo 01.08.2020 -
Nimi Public Economics 2: Expenditure Policies  Lyhenne Public Economic 
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Opettajat
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Jukka Pirttilä 

Kuvaus
Kohderyhmä 

Master’s Programme in Economics. Open to other students as well.

 
Ajoitus 

Fourth period

 
Osaamistavoitteet 

The course is a continuation for Public Economics 1, focusing on the following areas:

  • Public provision of private and public goods
  • Correction of externalities and internalities
  • The design of social insurance policies, including unemployment insurance and disability insurance
  • Retirement and pension policies
  • Health care
  • Behavioural approaches to public policy

After the course, the student should know the material well and be able to use it in their own analytical work and research afterwards.

 
Toteutus 

In addition to lectures, students write a term paper during the course. The topic for the paper may also deal with the material in Public Economics 1. There will be a final exam.

 
Edeltävät opinnot tai edeltävä osaaminen 

Knowledge of the basic concepts of microeconomic theory. It is highly recommended that students first study the course Public Economics 1.

 
Suositeltavat valinnaiset opinnot 

Knowledge of microeconometric tools would be an advantage.

 
Sisältö 

This course covers key topics in modern public economics research, utilizing mainly theoretical but also empirical material. The course focuses on public spending policies.

 
Oppimateriaali ja kirjallisuus 

Given in the course

 
Oppimista tukevat aktiviteetit ja opetusmenetelmät 

All material related to the course is delivered through Moodle. It also contains a discussion forum where students can discuss issues related to the course with each other and the teacher.

 
Arviointimenetelmät ja -kriteerit 

The course is graded on a scale from 0 (fail) to 5. The grade is an average of a term paper (40%) and final exam (60%).

 


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