|Winter Term 2013 Public Economics - 1909 - ECON 271
Prerequisites/Notes: ECON 100 or ECON 120
Catalog Description : Public economics covers a range of topics from taxation to social insurance and redistribution to homeland security. The course develops a template for framing and analyzing public policy issues that provides a basis for understanding the rationale for government intervention, the alternative policy instruments that can be used to affect economic outcomes, and the economic tools used to evaluate the effects of intervention.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course