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ECON 4660 - Public Finance

5 credit hours
Examines justifications for the public sector. Discusses tax and spending activities from the perspective of microeconomic theory. Analyzes the influence of tax and spending programs on household behavior, resource allocation, and the distribution of income. Considers tradeoffs faced by policymakers and the design of public policies. Surveys institutional details of existing federal and state government policies and considers reforms to these policies.

Prerequisite Course(s): ECON 2110 and 2130, and ECON 3100



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