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EC991 - Topics in Applied Microeconomics

  • Module code: EC991
  • Module name: Topics in Applied Microeconomics
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 18

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The ability to apply rigorous economic analysis to real-world problems continues to be a key skill valued by employers and students. This module aims to highlight the use of microeconomic techniques including micro-econometrics and mathematical modelling to understand topics in applied microeconomics. The balance between econometrics and mathematics will vary depending on the topics taught in a particular year. The module aims to equip students to analyse and discuss important economic issues with the benefit of a rigorous foundation and deep knowledge of applied microeconomics.

Principal learning outcomes

The module should provide students with the ability to understand, discuss, and critically evaluate microeconomic policies.

Timetabled teaching activities

18 Lecture hours.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
18 CATS (Module code: EC991-18)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assignment 1 15%
  Assignment 2 15%
  1.5 hour examination (Summer) 70%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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