Economics of Public Policy

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Economics of Public Policy

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Economics, Public Policy Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    This module provides students with the opportunity to apply the core principles and theories of microeconomics to different public policy issues. The module has a focus on applying and communicating economic analysis in both technical and non-technical terms, in writing and in face-to-face discussions. The intention is to show how economic techniques of investigation can support the development of effective policy in government and the relevance of this for business and management more broadly.

    Assessment: Essay (25%), Presentation (25%), Examination - closed book (50%)

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