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Econ Pub Policy I

This is the first term of a two-semester core sequence devoted to exploring the basic economics of policy analysis from both a microeconomic and macroeconomic perspective. The course is taught from both a theorectical and case study perspective. As with traditional graduate economics offerings, the micro/macro sequence begins with the foundations of household and firm behavior. Units in this course include production decisions; the theory of consumer choice; market structures; discrimination; the simple analytics of welfare maximization; public sector economics, including expenditure analysis, taxation, and regulation; theories of externalities and public goods; tax incidence; and the principles of cost-benefit analysis. The macroeconomic units include theories of income determination and

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2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 2050 W
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Weller,Christian E M03-0440
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 12
Enrolled: 13
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = Graduate degree student in Public Policy or graduate student with permission of instructor
Course Attributes: