PUBLIC POLICY AND ITS IMPACTS

ECO3PPI

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop an understanding of public policy and its wider impacts on society. Topics studied include economic relationships and specific instances of intervention in such areas as health, the environment, education and social policy. The subject provides an opportunity to consider particular cases drawn from students' backgrounds.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDamien Eldridge

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ECO1DSM or ECO1RIG or BUS1BUE or ECO1PPA or ECO1PPB or ECO1IMA or ECO1IMI or subject to Head of School approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsReadings will be provided online.RecommendedN/AN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain in writing and verbally the role of government in addressing market failure

Activities:
Group presentation; Assignment; Examination
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)

02. Explain in writing and verbally the notion of government failure

Activities:
Group presentation; Assignment; Examination
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Drawing on real life examples, analyse in writing the intervention of government in a particular instance and assess the scope for government failure

Activities:
Assignment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical Awareness (Ethical Awareness)
Writing (Writing)

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