Applications of Economics

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Applications of Economics

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Pre-requisite: 5ECON008W Essentials of Economics or equivalent

    The aim of this module is to develop an understanding of the present state of microeconomic and macroeconomic policy and its application to the UK and the global economy. In order to understand the policy framework, the theoretical background and institutional context are covered with reference to contemporary problems faced by the UK and global economy. The microeconomic coverage focuses on the issue of market failure, and the problems created by government intervention in the economy.

    Assessment: In-Class Test/Assignment exam conditions (25%), Coursework (75%)

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