The course is aimed at developing an understanding of the basics in Public Economics and Public Finance. Public economics is the study of government policy from the points of view of economic efficiency and equity. The course deals with the nature of government intervention and its implications for allocation, distribution and stabilization. Inherently, this study involves a formal analysis of government taxation and expenditures. The subject encompasses a host of topics including public goods, market failures and externalities. The course is divided into two sections, one dealing with the theory of public economics and the other with the Indian public finances. This course is of great importance for students interested in learning Finance, market structure & competition, insurance & risk management, behavioral economics, public finance, National & international policies, business & development etc.
In-take: The minimum intake will be 10 and the maximum number will be 30 students per course.
No of Papers: 4
Credit: 16 (Each Paper have 4 credit)
Duration: One year Eligibility: Minimum graduation in any discipline (Students pursuing any part time or full time programme after their graduation/employed persons who are graduates). One participant can undergo only one programme at a time.
Fees: Rs. 20,000/- to be paid at the time of admission. Examination fees - Rs. 575/- would be paid to the University separately for each university exam
Timings: Two hours per day, three-four days a week (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm)
Reservation: As per Gujarat University rules
Examination Pattern: Internal Examination: 20% (Two hours) Continuous evaluation: 30% (Quizzes, Presentation, Attendance Assignments and Project)