WIOX 326 Economics: Public Economics

Welfare-economic foundations; the measurement of well-being; taxation and incentives; taxation, debt, and behaviour over time; health, education, and social security; public goods, externalities and market failure; policy towards natural resources and the environment. Prerequisites: Economics 110, 120, and 251 (or WIOX 319). Lectures: MT, TT. Tutorials: TT (or MT with approval of Director).