Applied Economics of the European Community B

Department of Economics, Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 08372

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 10

Semester 2

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites Co-requisite - Applied Economics of the European Community A - 08371

Module description

This course is concerned with microeconomic policy in the European Community and in particular with the use of economic models in policy determination and evaluation. Discussion of policy will be based upon analysis of the theory, methodology and data that have been applied in empirical assessment together with implications of the results obtained. Topics will be selected from economic integration, factor mobility, agricultural support, monopolies and mergers policy, R&D, regional and transport policy.

Teaching and learning methods

2 hours per week