Course NA3001

Applied Microeconomics - Graduate Course

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 36, 2024

This course provides advanced discussion and examination of applied economics with a specific emphasis on issues related to the welfare state. The student will learn:

- Problems and concepts related to measurements of poverty and inequality
- Central economic arguments regarding provision of health care
- Central economic arguments regarding provision of school education
- Central economic arguments regarding provision of higher education
- Basic differences between a number of countries regarding various welfare state structures or organisations.
- To formulate advanced economic analysis of the welfare state both in terms of efficiency and in terms of distribution
- To analyse political ideologies by using economic theory
- Fundamental knowledge of links between the welfare state and economic growth
- The ability and skills to analyse the incentives for a social insurance system and other public interventions
Starts and ends:
week 36, 2024 - week 45, 2024
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Entry Qualifications :
  • Equivalent of a Bachelor degree with a major in economics.
Selection :
Higher education credits (30-285 credits)
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Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
13,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
13,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Open for late application
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

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