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

2022S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Hybrid

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.

Depending on the actual state, some units of the course can be viewed online at the TUWEL platform (pre-recorded videos).

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed14:00 - 16:0009.03.2022 - 22.06.2022HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL (LIVE)Vorlesungseinheit
Public Finance and Infrastructure Economics - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed09.03.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed16.03.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed23.03.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed30.03.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed06.04.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed27.04.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed11.05.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed18.05.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed25.05.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed01.06.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed08.06.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed15.06.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit
Wed22.06.202214:00 - 16:00HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL Vorlesungseinheit

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
Thu11:00 - 12:1026.01.2023 Online Exam - Tuwel Linkwritten26.12.2022 12:00 - 24.01.2023 13:00TISS4. Prüfung SoSe 2022 - ONLINE PRÜFUNG - Gruppe A
Thu11:00 - 12:1026.01.2023 Online Exam - Tuwel Linkwritten26.12.2022 12:00 - 24.01.2023 13:00TISS4. Prüfung SoSe 2022 - ONLINE PRÜFUNG - Gruppe B
Thu11:00 - 12:1023.02.2023 Online Exam - Tuwel Linkwritten23.01.2023 12:00 - 21.02.2023 13:00TISS5. Prüfung SoSe 2022 - ONLINE PRÜFUNG - Gruppe A
Thu11:00 - 12:1023.02.2023 Online Exam - Tuwel Linkwritten23.01.2023 12:00 - 21.02.2023 13:00TISS5. Prüfung SoSe 2022 - ONLINE PRÜFUNG - Gruppe B

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
15.02.2022 00:00 31.03.2022 00:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Spatial Planning 4. 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), or a course on principles of economics

Language

German