ECONS524-22A (HAM)

Topics in Economic Policy Analysis

15 Points

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School of Accounting, Finance and Economics

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Paper Description

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This paper covers selected topics in economic policy analysis. This year we will focus primarily on topics in the area of law and economics.

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Paper Structure

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This paper will be taught through readings, interactive lectures, student presentations and discussions.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • 1. Apply a range of economic concepts and tools to issues in policy analysis
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  • 2. Discuss and critically evaluate recent research and developments in policy analysis
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Seminar
30
  • Presentation: In Class
2. Essay
4 May 2022
10:00 AM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Final Test
40
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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There is no required text for this paper. Required readings for each topic are provided in the Waikato Reading List for this paper (accessible through Moodle).

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Online Support

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Resources are available through Moodle.

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Workload

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For this paper, you should expect to spend around 150 hours in total during the semester.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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Note any linkages to other papers where the linkage is of importance.
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: At least 40 points at 200 level or above in Economics.

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: ECON524 and ECON526

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