Level of study Third/Final year
Credit value 10
Pre-requisite modules None
Other pre-requisites Co-requisite - Topics in Economic Theory and Practice B - 08360
To study the intertemporal choices of economic agents, which may explain the evolution of consumption, capital, output, investment, interest rates and other macroeconomic variables. To examine the traditional and modern theories of economic growth, exogenous and endogenous. To examine the trade-offs between economic efficiency and fairness, and their implications for taxation, distribution, output and unemployment.