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HEQF credits: 18

HEQF course level: 7

Third year‚ second semester course‚ 4 lectures and 1 tutorial per week. 

Entrance requirements:

ECO2003F and ECO2004S.

Course outline:

The course is designed to convey the theory of public economics; the empirical effects of taxes, spending and debt on economic growth and stability, resource allocation, the distribution of economic well-being and intergenerational equity; analysis of fiscal institutions; and the current and continuing policy debates. Reference will be made to the fiscal issues and problems of other countries, developed and developing, but the primary focus will be on South Africa.

Lecture times: 6th period.

Additional information: Course information is disseminated by means of hand–outs‚ announcements at lectures and the notice board and Vula. It is the student’s responsibility to be familiar with all course information.

Course convenor:

Neryvia Pillay

Last updated : 27 Mar 2017

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