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EC9B6: Topics in Public and Political Economics

  • Francesco Squintani

    Module Leader
  • Eugenio Proto

    Module Lecturer
  • Helios Herrera

    Module Lecturer
  • Michela Redoano Coppede

    Module Lecturer
  • Peter Hammond

    Module Lecturer
  • Vera Troeger

    Module Lecturer
30 CATS - Department of Economics
Spring Module
Autumn Module

Principal Aims

The module aims to develop the skills and knowledge of Public/ Political Economics necessary for a career as an academic economist and in all areas where advanced research skills in economics are required. Specifically, it aims to teach the students to understand, appreciate, and ultimately contribute to, frontier research. It is intended to be comparable to modules taught in the best research universities in the USA and elsewhere in Europe.

Principal Learning Outcomes

Have a good overview and a thorough understanding of public/ political economy. Develop a critical knowledge of recent research in some key areas of public and political economics. Enable students to pursue their own research agenda in the field


Optional Module
L1PJ - Year 2
Pre or Co-requisites
Satisfactory completion of MRes year 1


Assessment Method
Coursework (100%)
Coursework Details
Six assignments worth 16.66% each
Exam Timing

Reading Lists