Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ECON 484 - PUBLIC ECONOMICS

Long Title: PUBLIC ECONOMICS
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 AND MATH 212
Description: Theory and evidence on government expenditure policy. Topics include the theory of public goods, education, state and local public goods, redistribution and welfare policy, cost-benefit analysis, social insurance programs such as social security and unemployment insurance, and health care policy.