Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ECON 479 - ECONOMIC MODLG & PUBLIC POLICY

Long Title: ECONOMIC MODELING AND PUBLIC POLICY
Department: Economics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ECON 200
Description: Examines the use of computational dynamic models to analyze the effects of economic policy reforms. Introduces computer programming methods to simulate household and firm behavior in partial and general equilibrium frameworks. Policy evaluation includes personal and corporate income taxes, Social Security, retirement savings incentives, and social insurance programs.