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Economics (L1)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Economics (L100) The systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organisational frameworks related to these processes. Economics
Applied economics (L110) The study of the application of economic principles and analytical techniques to the study of particular industries, activities or the exploitation of particular resources. Economics
Financial economics (L111) The study of the application of economic principles and analytical techniques in the area of finance. Economics
Agricultural economics (L112) The study of the application of economic principles and analytical techniques in the area of agriculture. Economics
Economic policy (L113) The study of the application of economic principles and analytical techniques in the area of government policy. Economics
Microeconomics (L120) The study of the branch of economics concerned with particular commodities, firms or individuals and the economic relationships between them. Economics
Macroeconomics (L130) The study of the economic environment within which firms and individuals may operate. Economics
Econometrics (L140) The study of the systematic mathematical and statistical analysis of economic phenomena and problems. Economics
Political economics (L150) The study of the branch of economics which deals with the economic implications of political policy. Economics
International economics (L160) The systematic study and analysis of international commercial behaviour and trade policy. Economics
Economic systems (L170) The study of economic systems based upon particular doctrines. Economics
Capitalism (L171) The study of the economic system which is based upon the private ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange. Economics
Monetarism (L172) The study of the system based upon the theory that an economy can be regulated by means of central control of the money supply. Economics
Keynesianism (L173) The system based upon the idea that governments can manage economies by influencing the level of aggregate demand. Economics
Collectivism (L174) The study of the system based upon the principle of ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange by the state, or the people. Economics
Economics not elsewhere classified (L190) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Economics categories. To be used sparingly. Economics