Applied Economics

King's College London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Applied Economics

  • Host University

    King's College London

  • 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

    Module description: Aims and Objectives

    The aims of this course are to:
    Introduce students to key concepts in microeconomic analysis, most notably game theory and the theory of asymmetric informationDevelop an understanding of how these tools can be used to address theoretical, applied and policy problemsDevelop an understanding of the nature and role of quasi-markets in the reform of the public services in the UK

    On completion of this course, students should be able to:
    Define the core concepts of game theory and the theory of asymmetric informationUse those theories to analyse real-world microeconomic phenomenaEvaluate the case for the use of quasi-markets to deliver public services

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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