EPP907 | Economics for Public Policy

Course Information

  • 2020-21
  • EPP907
  • Master's Programme in Public Policy
  • I
  • Nov 2020
  • Core Course

This is follows up from the first trimester course on Principles of Economics. It advances
participants to gain a firm understanding on foundational economic theories and models in microeconomics and macro-economics that are applied for a vast range of economic analysis. These
analytical frameworks are used widely in policy designs. The optimization framework of microeconomics is widely used in designing policies and analysing individual-level policy responses.
Policy decisions on taxation, budgetary allocations and fiscal management, monetary policies and
the implications of these policies for the real economy can be understood through macro-economic


Kaushik Basu
Dr. Kaushik Basu

Assistant Professor