Course Descriptions

01:220:460 Public Economics (3)

  • Credits: 3
  • Course Type: Upper Level Elective for Major,
  • Certificate: Certificate in Public Policy Economics, Minor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Rationale for the public sector; public expenditure theory; economics of political process; expenditure structure and growth; incidence and incentives of specific taxes; fiscal incidence; stabilization. Prerequisites: 01:220:320 and 322. (Credit not given for both this course and 01:220:360)