Public Sector Economics
An introduction to the principles of microeconomics for public sector policy analysis and management. Students are introduced to economic principles, including supply and demand; household behaviour and consumer choice; production; labour and capital markets; competition policy and regulation; market failures and government intervention; income distribution and taxation. Topics include the national income and expenditure accounts, unemployment and inflation.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 310, 403, ECON 103, 201, ENGR 280 taken before May 2012.
Undergraduate course in Public Administration offered by the School of Public Administration in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.