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ECC4381 - Public finance

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Dr Matthew Dobra

Offered

Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
Australia (Other) Second semester 2009 (Off-campus block of classes)

Synopsis

The relationship between the public and private sectors is explored from the perspective of both public finance and political economy. Theories of public expenditure and revenue generation are introduced to assess the proper scope of the public sector. Additionally, theories of public choice are presented to examine the effectiveness and decision-making process of the public sector.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

ECC2000

Prohibitions

ECC3810

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