|Prerequisites for Module|
Aims of Module
The aims of this module are: (1) to analyses the costs of raising public funds; (2) to provide students with public sector management tools which increase the efficiency of public sector finance.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
Sources of finance for public organizations; taxation and deadweight lost; the choice of tax base; tax enforcement and administration; budget deficit and crowding out; debt management; privatization and contracting out; the theory of public choice and control over bureaucracy.
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
By lectures and seminar/group based discussion. Students will be required to make individual/group presentations in seminars.
The coursework will take the form of a case study. Answers will be presented as a report to management. The indicative word count is 3000 words, exclusive of supporting tables, calculations and appendices.