APPLIED PUBLIC SECTOR ECONOMICS
2006/2007, Semester 1
NUS (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy)
Modular Credits: --
This course is concerned with economic analysis of the public sector. It covers topics such as economic boundaries of the state, public choice theory, government budgeting systems and their implications, economic effects of various taxes, the role of user charges, fiscal incentives, government expenditure policies, tax and expenditure reform, and economics of multilevel government. The course also examines the privatisation phenomenon. This module is mounted for MPP students.
3 lecture hours per week.
0 tutorial hours per week.
0 lab hours per week.
3 hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week.
4 hours for preparatory work by a student per week.