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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. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject
Financial economics (L111) The study of the application of economic principles and analytical techniques in the area of finance. fl.CugSubject
Agricultural economics (L112) The study of the application of economic principles and analytical techniques in the area of agriculture. fl.CugSubject
Economic policy (L113) The study of the application of economic principles and analytical techniques in the area of government policy. fl.CugSubject
Microeconomics (L120) The study of the branch of economics concerned with particular commodities, firms or individuals and the economic relationships between them. fl.CugSubject
Macroeconomics (L130) The study of the economic environment within which firms and individuals may operate. fl.CugSubject
Econometrics (L140) The study of the systematic mathematical and statistical analysis of economic phenomena and problems. fl.CugSubject
Political economics (L150) The study of the branch of economics which deals with the economic implications of political policy. fl.CugSubject
International economics (L160) The systematic study and analysis of international commercial behaviour and trade policy. fl.CugSubject
Economic systems (L170) The study of economic systems based upon particular doctrines. fl.CugSubject
Capitalism (L171) The study of the economic system which is based upon the private ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject
Keynesianism (L173) The system based upon the idea that governments can manage economies by influencing the level of aggregate demand. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject
Economics not elsewhere classified (L190) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Economics categories. To be used sparingly. fl.CugSubject