Economics 310

Module code EKN 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

Public finance
Role of government in the economy. Welfare economics and theory of optimality. Ways of correcting market failures. Government expenditure theories, models and programmes. Government revenue. Models on taxation, effects of taxation on the economy. Assessment of taxation from an optimality and efficiency point of view. South African perspective on public finance.

Module credits 20.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites EKN 214, EKN 234 or EKN 224, EKN 244
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Economics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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