General Economics – III
GENERAL ECONOMICS – III (For IES only)
1. Public Finance—Theories of taxation: Optimal taxes and tax reforms, incidence of taxation. Theories of public expenditure: objectives and effects of public expenditure, public expenditure policy and social cost benefit analysis, criteria of public investment decisions, social rate of discount, shadow prices of investment, unskilled labour and foreign exchange. Budgetary deficits. Theory of public debt management.
2. Environmental Economics—Environmentally sustainable development, Rio process 1992 to 2012, Green GDP, UN Methodology of Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting. Environmental Values: Users and non-users values, option value. Valuation Methods : Stated and revealed preference methods. Design of Environmental Policy Instruments: Pollution taxes and pollution permits, collective action and informal regulation by local communities. Theories of exhaustible and renewable resources. International environmental agreements, RIO Conventions. Climatic change problems. Kyoto protocol, UNFCC, Bali Action Plan, Agreements up to 2017, tradable permits and carbon taxes. Carbon Markets and Market Mechanisms. Climate Change Finance and Green Climate Fund.
3. Industrial Economics—Market structure, conduct and performance of firms, product differentiation and market concentration, monopolistic price theory and oligopolistic interdependence and pricing, entry preventing pricing, micro level investment decisions and the behaviour of firms, research and development and innovation, market structure and profitability, public policy and development of firms.
4. State, Market and Planning—Planning in a developing economy. Planning regulation and market. Indicative planning. Decentralised planning
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IES-ISS Exam Date – 16th July, 2021
General English-100 Marks-General Studies-100 Marks-General Economics-I-200 Marks-General Economics-II-200 Marks-General Economics-III-200 Marks-Indian Economics-200 Marks
Stage I-Part I – Written examination carrying a maximum of 1000 marks-Stage II-Part II – Viva voce carried out by the Commission for a maximum of 200 marks
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