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The Economics of Social Welfare

A study of major economic security programs in the United States, such as Social Security and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families. The course begins with an examination of historical events leading to the programs of the American welfare system, analyzes the benefit and cost structure of the current system, and assesses the effects of recent attempts to reform that system.

Offered in:

2018 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 10539 TuTh
4:00 - 5:15 pm
TBD Y04-4100
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/22/2018 - 05/09/2018
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 0
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ECON 100 or 101 or 102
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: United States, Distribution Area : Social & Behavioral Sciences