Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
Students must complete and submit all assignments. There will be a number of presentations and discussion of assignments in class. Students are required to write a mid-term examination and a final examination. Unexcused absence from an exam will result in an incomplete grade.
This course studies how government policies on taxation and spending affect economy, market efficiency, the distribution of income and wealth. The course covers topics in welfare economics, market failure, political economy, theory of taxation and fiscal competition. The course is broad in scope and contents with a well balance between theory and relevant empirical examples.
- Gain knowledge and understanding of major concepts and models of Public Economics.
- Examine and analyse public policy issues.
- Understand the roles and behaviour of a government in an economy.
- Understand the reasons and effects of government intervention in an economy.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.