PUBLIC ECONOMICS Ι

Course Information
TitleΔΗΜΟΣΙΑ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ I / PUBLIC ECONOMICS Ι
Code12ΥΕ02
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorSouzana-Maria Palaiologou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID100001477

Programme of Study: UPS School of Economics (2013-today)

Registered students: 155
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
OIKONOMIASCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)536
DIOIKĪSĪ EPICΗEIRĪSEŌNSpecial Election536

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600178013
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
In this course students are expected to learn about the state intervention mechanisms through the budget process and thus they will learn about the basic fiscal instruments government's have at their disposal. Also through this course student's will learn about the optimal structure of public expenditure as well as their impact on income distribution.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course focuses on the role of the government in the economy. The aim is to provide an understanding of the reasons for government intervention in the economy, analysing the benefits of possible government policies, and the response of economic agents to the government's actions. The course covers public goods, externalities and expenditure programmes Special emphasis is on current policy issues such as education reforms, health care reform and budget deficits.
Keywords
public goods, externalities, government expenditure, government deficit and debt
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1665.9
Exams20.1
Total1686
Student Assessment
Description
Final written exam and tests
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Rosen, Η., Gayer, Τ., Ράπανος, Β., και Καπλάνογλου, Γ., “Δημόσια Οικονομική: Σύγχρονη Θεωρία και Ελληνική Πραγματικότητα”, εκδόσεις ΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ, 2011. Stiglitz G.,και Rosengard “Οικονομική του Δημοσίου Τομέα”, εκδ. Κριτική, Αθήνα, 2019.
Additional bibliography for study
Stiglitz J., Economics of the Public Sector, 3rd edition, W.W. NORTON & COMPANY, 2000.
Last Update
01-12-2021