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Economic Perspective and Policy

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 4
Module lead
Thomas Gall
Academic year

Module overview

The core purposes of this course are:

(a) to understand, discuss, and evaluate economic policy on selected topics – e.g. pollution, progressive taxation, financial intermediation and the role of central banks, credit rationing and the use of behavioural nudges in pension savings;

(b) to familiarize you with the methodology and tools employed in investigating economic hypotheses empirically.

Linked modules

Prerequisites: (ECON1001 OR ECON1003) AND (ECON1002 OR ECON1007 OR STAT1003)

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