Economics Essay

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COURSES OF STUDIES (SYLLABUS)1 M.A. (Previous) & M.A. (Final) Examinations in ECONOMICS For External Candidates M.A. Economics (Previous) Paper I | Micro Economics | Compulsory | Paper II | Public Finance | Compulsory | Paper III | Advanced Economic Statistics | Compulsory | Paper IV | Economics of Planning | Compulsory | Paper V-A | Economics of Agriculture | Optional | Paper V-B | National Income Analysis & Accounting | Optional | Paper V-C | Mathematical Economics | Optional | Paper V-D | Comparative Economics Systems | Optional | Paper V-E | Economics of Islam | Optional | M.A. Economics (Final) Paper I | Macro Economics | Compulsory | Paper II | International Economics | Compulsory | Paper III | Monetary Economics | Compulsory | Paper IV-A | History of Economic Thought | Optional | Paper IV-B | Economics of Labour | Optional | Paper IV-C | Econometrics | Optional | Paper IV-D | Development Economics | Optional | Paper IV-E | Management Economics | Optional | Paper V | Essay | Compulsory | Notes: 1. The previous examinations consist of five papers. Papers I to IV are compulsory and one optional from Paper V. 2. The final examinations consist of five papers. Paper I to III and V are compulsory and one optional from Paper IV. 3. Each paper shall be of 100 marks and of 3 hours' duration. M.A. ECONOMICS (PREVIOUS) PAPER I MICRO ECONOMICS 1. Utility and preferences A survey of the contribution of Utilitarian Economists. Marshall’s theory of utility. Pareto and indifference curves. The ordinal character of utility – Need for a theory consistently based upon ordinal concept of utility. Marginal rate of substitution. Diminishing marginal rate of substitution Preference in a two-commodity world. Choice in a two-commodity world. Changes in the data (budget changes ) (price changes ). Three or more

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