280.122 Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VO, 3.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form
Lecture TubeTUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • LectureTube course
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand the basic concepts of public finance and infrastructure economics. With the help of these concepts, students can analyze and discuss problems of spatial planning by using the economic perspectives.

Subject of course

1. Principles of public finance
2. Aims, objectives, reasoning, functions of government
3. Economic significance of the public sector
4. Public expenditure: Externalities
5. Supply/demand of public goods
6. Market failure
7. Public revenue
8. Public choice
9. Fiscal federalism
10. Principles of infrastructure economics & Concepts of infrastructure
11. Economic attributes / characteristics of infrastructure
12. Natural monopolies and regulation
13. Pricing of infrastructure services
14. Infrastructure investment and (longterm) maintenance/operating costs
15. Costs of different spatial structures

Teaching methods

Lecture, slides, literature.

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

Registration to the lecture is highly recommended as a precondition for admission to the exams and access to the TUWEL online platform for this course.

On the TUWEL platform of this course, all chapters are posted as streams for download.

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed15:00 - 17:0003.03.2021HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL (LIVE)First lecture unit, streaming from the lecture hall (https://live.video.tuwien.ac.at/lt-live/ae0239-hs-13-ernst-melan/playlist.m3u8)
Wed15:00 - 17:0014.04.2021 Zoom-Konferenz: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/9418363301 (LIVE)Live discussion and questions, preparation for the exam
Wed15:00 - 17:0019.05.2021 Zoom-Konferenz: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/9418363301 (LIVE)Live discussion and questions, preparation for the exam
Wed15:00 - 17:0023.06.2021 Zoom-Konferenz: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/9418363301 (LIVE)Live discussion and questions, preparation for the exam
Wed15:00 - 17:0015.09.2021 Zoom-Konferenz: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/9418363301 (LIVE)Live discussion and questions, preparation for the exam
Wed15:00 - 16:0010.11.2021 Zoom-Konferenz: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/9418363301 (LIVE) (LIVE)Questions, preparation for the exam
Thu15:00 - 16:0013.01.2022 Zoom-Konferenz: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/9418363301 (LIVE) (LIVE)Questions, preparation for the exam
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Multiple Choice Exam, registration in TISS, based on lecture and presentations by guest lecturers.

Exams are online exams at the TUWEL platform, with a parallel supervision during a Zoom web conference. Detailed information on the procedures of the exam will be published prior to the date of the exam at the TUWEL platform.

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Wed11:00 - 12:1017.11.2021 Online Exam - Tuwel Linkwritten17.10.2021 00:00 - 15.11.2021 12:00TISS5. Prüfung SS 2021 - ONLINE PRÜFUNG - Gruppe A
Wed11:00 - 12:1017.11.2021 Online Exam - Tuwel Linkwritten17.10.2021 00:00 - 15.11.2021 12:00TISS5. Prüfung SS 2021 - ONLINE PRÜFUNG - Gruppe B
Wed11:00 - 12:1017.11.2021 Online Exam - Tuwel Linkwritten17.10.2021 00:00 - 15.11.2021 12:00TISS5. Prüfung SS 2021 - ONLINE PRÜFUNG - Gruppe C
Wed11:00 - 12:1017.11.2021 Online Exam - Tuwel Linkwritten17.10.2021 00:00 - 15.11.2021 12:00TISS5. Prüfung SS 2021 - ONLINE PRÜFUNG - Gruppe D
Wed11:00 - 12:1017.11.2021 Online Exam - Tuwel Linkwritten17.10.2021 00:00 - 15.11.2021 12:00TISS5. Prüfung SS 2021 - ONLINE PRÜFUNG - Gruppe E

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
04.02.2021 00:01 01.04.2021 23:59 01.04.2021 23:59

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Spatial Planning 2. Semester
033 266 Environmental Engineering 6. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
033 526 Business Informatics STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Mandatory: exam in Economics (lecture)

Language

German