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Visiting students should usually have at least 3 Economics courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) for entry to this course. This MUST INCLUDE courses in both Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. We will only consider University/College level courses.
SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
This course is designed to consolidate and deepen the understanding of core analytical and econometric techniques developed in the core economics courses taken in years 1 and 2 and semester 1 of year 3. Students will be expected to adapt and apply these techniques to a variety of applied and policy contexts.Applications covered are likely to be drawn from: cost benefit analysis and project evaluation of public sector investment; the economics of health, education, transport, marriage and divorce, crime and punishment; lobbying, rent-seeking and corruption; privatization; poverty and redistribution; demographic changes and funding social security; optimal currency areas and the euro; optimal policy areas and fiscal federalism; monetary policy operating procedures and transmission mechanisms; politics and economic growth; development aid, debt and conditionality; globalization.
College of Humanities and Social Science
School of Economics
This article was published on Feb 24, 2012