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KATTAS35 Topics in Economic Policy and Development Economics 5 op
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Economics
Person in charge
economics, professor
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Learning outcomes

After completing the course student knows the objectives, means and effects of economic policy and/or development economics and can analyze and evaluate discussion and decision making of economic policy and/or development economics.

Contents

The course includes annually changing topics on economic policy and/or development economics, like the evaluation of politics by using theoretical and empirical models, models of political economics and different sectors of economic policy and/or development economics.

Teaching methods

The course is given in the spring term, but it is not given every year.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

The course is given in English or Finnish.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
luennot ja tentti  Participation in course work 
In Finnish
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In English

The course is not lectured in English every academic year. Written exam is possible for foreign students during those years. Exchange students should contact the teacher responsible well in advance before the exam and make an agreement on the required readings, if they are interested in taking the written exam (see the curriculum).

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Material instructed by the teacher responsible.
2. Besley, Timothy (2007): Principled Agents?: The Political Economy of Good Government. Oxford University Press.
3. Bénassy-Quéré, Agnès; Coeuré, Benoît; Jacquet, Pierre & Pisani-Ferry, Jean (2010): Economic Policy: Theory and Practice. Oxford University Press.
4. Basu, Kaushik (2003): Analytical Development Economics: The Less developed economy revisited. MIT Press.
5. Aghion, Philippe & Howitt, Peter (2009): The Economics of Growth. MIT Press.

Belongs to following study modules

2018–2019
Teaching
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Johtamiskorkeakoulu