Economic Decision Making

Module code: ECON 2545

Module description

The objective of the module is to equip students with the skills to:

  • Evaluate economic investment decisions using cost/benefit techniques
  • Critically interprets the concept of marginal analysis and shadow pricing use in economics
  • Develop decision making skills applicable to public and private sector economics
  • Develop understanding of inter-temporal decision making
  • Examine and formulate economic constraints and modelling approaches for applied scenarios 

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 22 hours
  • Tutorials: 8 hours


  • Individual presentation (15 mins): 50%
  • Exam (60 mins): 50%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books

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