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ECC5810 - Public economics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Matthew Dobra


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


Topics in the theory of public goods including optimum conditions analysis; market failure and problems of political decision-making in relation to the supply of pure and impure public goods; separation of equity and efficiency aspects; possible applications to such issues as income redistribution, merit wants, pollution control and multi-level government.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

Contact hours

3 hours per week


ECC4650 and ECC3810 or equivalent