18 NQF credits at HEQSF level 7
Course entry requirements: ECO2003F and ECO2004S
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 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: 15h00 – 16h00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
DP requirements: None
Assessment: Coursework: 40%; Exam: 60%. The course outline will detail the breakdown submission and variation for exemptions and absences.
Last updated : 19 Apr 2018