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Economics of the Public Sector (Module)

Module description

The module aims to provide an economic analysis of taxation and spending on the welfare state in the UK, and to introduce students to cost-benefit analysis.

Please note that module information is indicative and may change from year to year

Staff information


Teaching pattern

2-hour lectures weekly & 5x 1-hour seminars 

Module assessment - more information

1,500-word essay (30%) & 2-hour examination (70%) 

Key information

Module code 5SSPP228

Credit level 5

Assessment coursework

Credit value 15 credits

Semester Semester 2 (spring)

Study abroad module No