PUBLIC POLICY AND ITS IMPACTS

ECO3PPI

2016

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-ordinatorBuly Cardak

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

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsReadings will be provided online.RecommendedtbaTBA

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)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBuly Cardak

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 12 - 22
One 7.0 hours workshop every three weeks on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"These workshops will include lectures, problem solving and discussion sessions with breaks. The fourth and final workshop will include student presentations."

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Field trip to Victorian parliament"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
0ne 1500 word assignment35 02, 01, 03
One group or individual presentation15 03, 02, 01
One two hour final exam50 01, 02, 03