ADMN 310

Public Sector Economics

Units: 1.5

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.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ADMN 310, ADMN 403, ECON 103, ECON 103C, ECON 180, ECON 201, ENGR 280 (if taken prior to May 2012).

Undergraduate course in Public Administration offered by the School of Public Administration in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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