Public Economics

Structure Type: Course
Code: TIP0202
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: ka
Language of Instruction: English

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
T-IB-2009   1 autumn   3.0   2009-08-24   2009-12-19  
T-IB-2010   1 autumn   3.0   2010-08-24   2010-12-18  
T-IB-2011   1 autumn   3.0   2011-08-22   2011-12-23  
T-IB-2012   1 autumn   3.0   2012-08-24   2012-12-18  
T-IB-2013   1 autumn   3.0        
IB-2014   1 autumn   3.0        
IB-2015   1 autumn   3.0        
IB-2016   1 autumn   3.0        
IB-2017   1 autumn   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

To introduce the concept related to national economics, to give a view of the structure, characteristics and development of national economics.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
-of which scheduled studies 39 h
-of which autonomous studies: 42 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites


National economics of Finland and the structure, functions and development of its various sectors.

Regional Impact

The practical examples are chosen so that the characteristics of the international companies of the region are considered.


The practical examples are chosen so that the characteristics of the international companies of the region are considered.

Recommended or Required Reading

Case, k – Fair, r. 2002. Principles of Macroecomomics. USA Prentice Hall.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, discussions, team work and oral presentations.

Assessment Criteria

5. Student can utilize theories, concepts and methods consistently in various situations, use various methods for information retrieval, use independently various problem solving methods, act in various groups in an target-oriented way and as the situation requires, apply the professional ethical principles
3. Student can utilize essential concepts in single situations and assignments and understand the theories on which the assignments are based, utilize the essential information resources and data-bases on the field, utilize the problem-solving methods learnt during the study unit, act in various groups and understand the values and ethical principles of the field
1. Student can recognise and understand the essential theories, principles and methods, search for information from various sources , when given guidance, utilize the problem-solving methods dealt with during the study unit when given guidance, act as a member of student group and identify the values of the field and the professional ethical principles

Assessment Methods

Numerical (0-5). Written assignment and project work 80%, exam 20 %